Hey guys, in this article I am going to show you how to roll your sweatpants so you can get the most space in your check-in luggage. Have you tried folding your clothes while packing before? It doesn’t get things compact enough!
Wash them properly then allow them to dry with no further altering of the cotton fabric. Try dry flat or learn other ways to dry your sweatpants without a dryer. Dirty or shrunken sweatpants should stay on your bedroom floor.
Sweatpants can take up a lot of space in our suitcase, especially thick sweatpants. Use our methods to roll and fold your sweatpants into a neat collection in order to save space and maintain the quality of your clothes.
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How To Roll Sweatpants
The block roll is a great way to save space in your luggage or bag, and is the perfect way to roll your sweatpants while traveling.
1. Lay your sweatpants flat
Lay your sweatpants flat on an ironing board, bed, or table.
2. Fold your sweatpants in half by the waist
Fold your sweatpants in half by the waist, so that the backside is now facing upwards, and the front side is hidden inwards.
3. Take one sweatpants leg and fold it
Take one pant leg, and fold it in a 90° angle outwards at the knee.
4. Grab the sweatpants at the waistline
Grab the sweatpants at the waistline, and begin to roll the sweatpants downwards by the elastic waist.
5. Pull the sweatpants leg over
Once you have reached the bottom you will find that one pant leg is hanging loose. Pull the pant leg over top of the roll, and begin to stuff the roll into this pant leg.
6. Finish the sweatpants block roll
The pant leg should now be inside out, and the rest of the sweatpants should be contained inside, similar to how you might roll a sleeping bag.
How To Roll Sweatpants For Packing
The best way to roll sweatpants for packing is by using the block roll method. The block roll method will allow you to save space in your bag, while also reducing the amount of wrinkles your sweatpants may develop while stored in the luggage.
Using the block roll on all your clothing garments will save a great deal of space in your suitcase and will allow you to bring more types of clothing on your travels.
Take the bottom hem of your sweatpants and fold them upwards about 6cm. Make sure the material is smooth, with no wrinkles or creases. Proceed to grab the top of the cuff, then fold the hem in behind the back, towards the pant leg. Once again smooth out the fabric to make sure the fold is clean and smooth. Repeat for the other leg.
Rolling thick sweatpants can be difficult, however by using the block roll method and some elastic bands, it can be done. First fold the sweatpants in half by the waist. Grab the sweatpants at the elastic waistband and proceed to roll down to the ankles, keeping the roll tight at all times. Once you have completely rolled the sweatpants, use elastic bands on each end to condense the roll and keep it in place.
To fold sweatpants nicely, first fold the pants in half across the waist, so that the sweatpants now appear to be one legged. Grab the sweatpants at the ankle and bring them to the waist. Grab the sweatpants once again at the bottom where the knee would usually be, and bring it once again to the waistline. Your sweatpants should now be nicely folded and ready for storage or packing.