In a New Year’s email blast from Knitter’s Review they spoke of fiber related New Year’s resolutions.
Some people were vowing to knit only from their stash, which in some of our cases, could hold us for a while. Although this is an admirable goal, I want to keep the fiber industry in good health.
The author had a different suggestion, to “slow stash”. To start the year with an objective survey of your stash and basically make a yes pile and a no pile. The yes pile would hold yarns that still bring a smile and/or have a designated project planned. The no pile would hold yarns that you’ve lost interest in and just “don’t do it for you” anymore. Sell or donate the “no” pile yarns. It’s a good thing to take stock of , well, your stock!
Here’s a link to the full article.