A long time ago, back when I went on that yarn diet, I promised I would show you pictures of the stash, just so you would understand why the whole yarn diet was so necessary. Well, it's time I delivered, even though I went and quit the yarn diet. Here's the whole enchilada:
That's just the unused stash - please note that there are 3 full bags of socks in progress, and a couple of other baskets that are holding half-finished sweaters. And yes, that is my garden gnome collection on top.
The top two rows are all sock yarn:
Now, I will show you my favorite cubes (this feels very dorky, but I love looking at this mess and figured you might, too). Here are the blues:
And the reds - a bit blurry, I know:
Oranges and peaches:
The yellows and greens:
And the multis - or, those that really didn't fit into any other cube:
So, anyways. I guess a smarter person would have stayed on the diet.