The other day I decided to drag my yarn up to my craft room (was previously storing it in the basement, horrible, I know) I then said the words I never ever thought I'd say. "I have too much yarn" I need to figure out something else to do because now I have 8 of those large rubbermaid totes full of yarn and sorted by color. Plus two king size comforter bags (the clear plastic zipper kind) that are pretty much full. I don't mind the clear zipper bags since they're easy to move and you can see stuff in them. Most of my yarn is vintage acrylic that was given to me after one of my MIL's distant relatives passed away, she saved it for me since it was going to be pitched. It works well for amigurumi or working the kinks out of patterns, which is pretty much all I do, heh. Right now all my yarn is in the closet of my craft room, and a three shelf dresser full of crochet thread (given to me by my husband's uncle's wife, I don't thread crochet much but I wasn't going to say no to something that'd be thrown out)
I want to go to Ikea soon (I live about 15 min away from one) and checking these out to see if they'd work better for my closet yarn http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/50119643
Not sure how well it would work but sorting through large black plastic totes is getting cumbersome.
My wonderful husband got me a yarn ball winder for Christmas, it's pretty much the best thing ever. I know this is probably really weird, but does anyone else find the yarn cakes they make really pretty?