There were a couple of comments questioning the wisdom of storing yarn in ziplock bags, so I googled around a bit. I couldn’t find anything online cautioning against storing stash in plastic bags. Anyone know of any reliable info on this?
A good reason to store in plastic is to keep yarn dust-free. Not there there is ever any dust in my home. Another reason, is to protect it from any flying varmints that may be around. Now, I definitely don’t have any of those, thankfully.
I’m not sure why exactly I started putting my yarn in plastic bags — I guess it started with the non-sock stash. When you have 10 skeins of a yarn in one colorway, it makes sense to bag it together. I just kept going with the sock yarn.
Thanks, by the way, to CC, who recommending securing the “intersections” of my wire cubes with zip ties — I ordered a bunch of them and will do so forthwith to prevent cube collapse.
Just in case you wondered if I was ever going to knit again, here is an update. The sock:
And here is one bissfully sleeping puddy-tat: