When one of my online students mentioned her intent to use garage sale yarns, my first reaction was, “I can’t wait to see what she found.” Then I remembered: She has serious allergies. That doesn’t mean she should pass up great finds or give up recycling. It just means a few precautions are in order.
This short video gives a few tips on how to prepare old yarns for use. Most of the yarns in that box, bought at a garage sale last fall, will be awesome after I overdye them. But that’s for another video.