Like a great number of people, I binged Tidying Up with Marie Kondo when it premiered on Netflix, and I’ve been slowly going around my house, tidying, asking if certain objects ‘Spark Joy.’ My dresser drawers are a thing of beauty, all folded in thirds and stacked vertically. Where I’ve been struggling (even before KonMari entered my world) is my closet and how to store my knits. The
problem challenge with knitting so much is having somewhere to put all the new lovely wardrobe additions.
Previously, my completed shawls and cowls were placed unceremoniously into a cube shaped bin, no order, no rhyme or reason. Fed up last weekend, I dumped them all onto my bed and hit the mall. And this is what I found:
This container has fifteen pre-divided compartments, and my shawls and cowls were able to roll up neatly and each has a home. My bigger shawls are also rolled and are placed back into the cube, this time with more order. I still have some space challenges in the closet, and I think they can only be solved with some sort of new dresser or wardrobe, basically I need more shelves. For the time being, this solution works well and makes me super happy when I see it!
How do you store your shawls and knits? I’m always looking for new ideas and inspiration! Share your solutions!