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Lesson Plans

Re: organizing yarn

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Maggie White (mwhite)
Wed, 23 Sep 1998 18:14:49 -0700

lindacharlie wrote:
> Laurann65 wrote:
> >
> > How do you organize and dispense yarn without ending up with a huge tangled
> > mess????

> Easy! Wind all yarn from skeins into balls (3rd/4th grade art helpers do
> this at lunch recess). Get carton(s) with lid like the ones copier paper
> comes in. Cut slotted cardboard dividers for the inside to make a grid
> of eight compartments. Punch a hole in the lid above each compartment.
> Drop balls of yarn into compartments and thread yarn through holes in
> lid. You can also tie a scissors to the box.

I make boxes like this, too. However, instead of using skeins, which
invariably tangle in the middle, I order the cones of yarn and just drop
the cones into the box.