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Milk Jug Yarn Holder



I like to use a milk jug to keep my yarn in so it does not roll away on me. I cut a door on one side and then I feed the yarn up the top. I can take it any were.

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Dec 31, 2013

Oatmeal containers work really well also.Just put a hole in the top and put your yarn thru. I like that there are different sizes and that I can decorate them if I want.I have been using them since I was a little girl my granny always used them


Aug 22, 2012

I always use a plastic zip type bag. I poke a hole in it to run the yarn through when I begin the project. It keeps the yarn close, clean and collapses as the the yarn is used up- saving space in my bag. I can unzip and stick the project inside the bag (if it's not too big) to keep it protected in my purse or suitcase.


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Jun 6, 2012

I like the idea of milk jug yarn holders. I also use washed out 2 and 3 liter plastic soda pop bottles. I make 100 % sure the inside of the bottle is dry before I put the yarn in it.


Jun 6, 2012

I really need this and will try to figure it out. I was hoping for a photo.


Jun 6, 2012

Bueno, en realidad lo mejor es aprender a hacer una pelota de lana que ruede, comenzando a enrollar desde dentro, sobre el dedo pulgar y dejando un lazo de donde poder tirar una vez que est terminada. Asi la pelota queda con forma chata, no se mueve y no se cae. Espero que esto les sea til, gracias, Adriana de Buenos Aires.


Mar 24, 2012

I use empty milk jugs also. Especially good if you have a pattern that calls for multiple yarns. Keeps them from rolling away and getting tangled. And most important, if you buy 50g balls from European yarn makers, they all have to be unwound from the outside. They don't make them center pull skeins like here in the states. In fact, now that I use the jugs, I prefer unwinding from the outside. No more snags. A extra large plastic jug that vinegar comes in (like you find at Costco) is excellent for 400g skeins and super saver jumbo skeins. Stands straight up.


Sep 1, 2011

This WORKS and WORKS great. Hard to find things that really work but this is the best idea of the year. When I take my yarn out of the house I take my milk jug yarn holder, everyone is amazed and it keeps my yarn clean,neat,easy to grab,and colors are visible. unbelieveable, thank you,


Jun 28, 2011

You can also use a large pretzel container. It is plastic and just the right size. Drill a hole in the top for the yarn.


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