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How to Keep Moths Away from Your Yarn and Knitting (and Save Your Stash If They’re Already There)

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How to Keep Moths Away from Your Yarn and Knitting (and Save Your Stash If They’re Already There)

The last thing that you want to happen to your yarn stash is having it destroyed by moths. The moth larvae can wreak havoc on especially wool fibers, chewing holes into favorite woolens and balls of yarn. Luckily, there are steps you can take to keep your stash and finished items moth-free! We’ll also show you what to do if you do find moths in your stash. Part 1: Keeping your stash free of moths Moths are attracted to wool fibers and their larvae feed on these protein fibers. They especially like dirty and dusty wool or wool that smells...

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