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6-Compartment Canvas Hanging Sweater Organizer

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6-Compartment Canvas Hanging Sweater Organizer


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Use the hanging space in your closet to store more than garments on hangers! Our 6-Compartment Canvas Hanging Sweater Organizer can accommodate up to 24 sweaters in just 12" of closet rod space. It can also store other items such as folded T-shirts, handbags or sweatshirts. Ours features a reinforced top panel and shelves for added strength and durability.

  • Made from breathable poly-cotton canvas (70% polyester, 30% cotton)
  • Reinforced top panel and shelves
  • Attaches to closet rod with two hooks



  • 12" sq. x 50" h

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6-Compartment Natural Canvas Hanging Sweater Organizer is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 105.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super convenient and really helps to keep the smaller things organized in your closet. I personally don't use it for sweaters, but I like to put my workout clothes (shorts, sports bras, etc.) there so it's front and center. It's also pretty sturdy as long as you don't overload it and make the shelf too heavy. Bought it with the drawer and it helps to keep things hidden and clean
Date published: 2020-08-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Too small forty needs This storage bag is of very good quality. It, unlike man others, has very good shelf support. It would have been perfect, but I found that 12” square is just too small to comfortably store the tee shirts, exercise wear, and nightgowns, for which it was purchased. I would have to fold things just too small. I now realize that that the perfect size would be 16” square. It would be great if The Container Store had that option. I think it would be a very good seller. And the search goes on....
Date published: 2020-06-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Cannot handle any weight The 2 hanging organizers I purchased both split at the seams where the metal hangers attach to the fabric. These organizers cannot handle any sort of weight - and certainly not the weight of sweaters!
Date published: 2020-03-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Overall Great One Exception Incorrect Dimensions Overall another great find at the container store. But I did find the overall width of the hanging storage organizer is 11" and not the 12" as in the description. Be ready to refold all the clothes to fit if you're replacing an older hanging organizer.
Date published: 2019-08-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product! Filled mine with knit tops and pants, small handbags, shoes (in boxes) and scarves. Quite sturdy.
Date published: 2019-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very nice, no longer have my stuff "lob-sided" due to poor hanger system
Date published: 2019-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Master Closet Revamp I don't have much shelf space in my closet and I didn't want to bag or store my sweaters in a box somewhere else, so I saw these on their website and I liked the pictures they had with them on display to give you an idea. Totally gave me inspiration to redo my closet and I really like it. Makes the sweaters look organized but still accessible. Although, I don't have 24 sweaters, so I can't attest to how much it can fit, it did fit a couple of pull overs, sweats and jackets that I have.
Date published: 2019-06-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Didn’t look like the picture. I wasn’t happy with this product. It was poorly made, the squares were uneven and it looked sloppy. I returned it. I was happy that the return was hassle free and I was given a full refund.
Date published: 2019-03-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An organized closet! This organizer was not used for sweaters, but, no matter. I was able to completely organize my storage closet with the help of this item. Because it says that it is for sweaters, does not mean that you cannot use your imagination for what you want to use it for. I love it!
Date published: 2019-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for baby’s closet! Helps keep little cloths organized. Built really well. I love it.
Date published: 2019-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Winter Sweaters This hanging storage is great for keeping all your winter sweaters handy and fresh outside your dressers.
Date published: 2018-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Not just for sweaters! Bought this organizer to hold our shoes at our beach place. It’s perfect. Keeps them off the floor and is easier to toss pairs of various sizes in than the smaller traditional shoe bags. We only needed storage for what we bring for the weekend so this was just right.
Date published: 2018-09-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent I purchased it for my sons dorm room and hung it in his closet. I put 8 big towels, 8 hand towels, 8 washcloths, and an extra sheet set in it with room to spare. He really liked it...was the only thing he complimented that I purchased!
Date published: 2018-08-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Shared Closet Helper My girls share a closet and this keeps sweaters from toppling over, shoeboxes off of the floor, and has space for a basket with winter accessories. It’s easy for them to keep looking neat. Great find and very sturdy and well made!
Date published: 2018-01-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice quality Very nice quality. Perfect size. I've only had it for a few weeks. No problems. I only have lightweight clothing but lots of them on each shelf.
Date published: 2016-07-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great storage unit for sweaters I have owned a few of these...had to buy a new one because my mom took my other one! They are great for folded up sweaters (so they don't get those horrible "Hanger shoulders."), heavy winter scarves, hats, gloves, socks, you name it! I absolutely love this and it actually saves space because you are stacking and not taking up so many hangers. In my future home I will own one in each closet!
Date published: 2014-04-15
Rated 3 out of 5 by from A Good Compromise This is a good, cheap way to add shelves to your closet. If you don't mind losing 12 inches of hanging space, then just hang it up and you've got shelves that will fit sox, underwear, t-shirts, etc. You have to accept that it's not very sturdy and the individual shelves will sag (they are cardboard covered by cloth). But for $20, it's a great stop-gap measure until you can buy more substantial and robust shelves!
Date published: 2014-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely Excellent I originally bought this product to act as a substitute dresser (I just moved into the city on a very small budget, and have decent closet space). I installed it immediately after I returned home, and was very pleased. The following day I ran an errand to a similar store, and saw the hanging storage shelf product I had just bought at The Container Store, for $5 less. I couldn't be sure that it was the exact same, but it looked like it could do the same job (and obviously I thought I was getting the best deal: saving $5 and a trip). BUT I WAS WRONG. When I returned home and hung up my new hanging shelf (from this other store) I regretted my purchase. The fabric was thin, and the levels of the shelves were not reinforced. Placing anything on this new hanging shelf made it sag down, and decreased the visibility of what was on that shelf. Once I saw the two shelves hanging side by side, it was clear- I packed back up the newer (inadequate) shelf that I had saved $5 on, and returned it to the store. I then went Back to The Container Store and purchased the original hanging shelf, (telling the cashier all about it). No regrets since. My closet looks great, and the quality of these hanging shelves are excellent. Truly one of the best investments I've made in organization (and they were only $20 each!)
Date published: 2014-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from just what I was looking for! Instead of having an expensive closet organizer 'build' a sweater cabinet, I tried this hanging sweater bag. And I am very pleased.
Date published: 2014-03-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good price for the quality I was previously storing my sweaters on a bulky wire shelf, I purchased the sweater bag to not only create more room, but add sophistication to my closet. For the price I expected this item to be floppier but the quality seems to be working for its purpose.
Date published: 2014-03-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from does what it's suppposed to do I bought two of these so I could store sweaters and similar items in a space where I had plenty of closet rods but no shelves. Would have gone with actual shelves if I had found something with the right dimensions and at the right price, but these are a good alternative. Nothing fancy but does the trick. Haven't had any problems with bowing; that may depend on what kind of closet rod you put this product on (I have a traditional closet rod)
Date published: 2014-02-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Reasonable Price and Useful This is a nice size canvas hanging sweater bag with reasonable price. One drawback is I want it to be more sturdy so I can put more heavier clothes.
Date published: 2014-02-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very Sturdy I used this in a storage closet to store supplies vertically like toilet paper, tissues, toothpaste, and some cleaning supplies. The item is very sturdy and held all the supplies really well.
Date published: 2013-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Made a difference in overstuffed closet I am helping a senior declutter her bedroom to reduce fall risks. These sweater organizers work great for allowing her to get at them easily while keeping closet neat
Date published: 2013-10-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It does what it's supposed to do If I had the cash flow to invest in another Elfa closet drawer dresser, I would've done that. If you put too much weight on these shevles (notice how there's only a few sweaters here and there in the photos) the top will bow. It drives me insane. I have the matching hanging shoe bag and it's great. I bought the shoe bag first, and wanted things to match so I didn't go for the hanging bags with hooks on top instead of velcro. Other than that, it's a great product at a great price. Side note, It would be awesome if there were matching bins for this to put in the cubbies. There's options out there, but the colors and measurements don't match exactly.
Date published: 2013-09-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fits like a charm Love the 6 compartment hanging bag. Using it for purses and other accessories.
Date published: 2013-09-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great product This is a great way to maximize space and organize a closet, large or small. I cleaned out my small clothes closet and used it for hats, wraps, and purses. I am very happy with the quality. Got it on sale.
Date published: 2013-08-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for making use of kids closets I didn't want to spend a fortune on a custom closet for my kids and their rooms just aren't big enough for larger dressers. So this solution is turning out to be terrific for their extra clothes. Put all their winter stuff in these and kept summer stuff in dressers we had. While the cubbies aren't super big (fits two folded sweatshirts or maybe three pairs of folded jeans), it does make use of the closet space--as we don't hang the kids clothes-and their dressers are no longer overflowing.
Date published: 2013-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for cleaning up my closet floor! I use this to hang my shoes in my closet. I find this easier than shoe racks, and I am able to organize things more efficiently that way. It has decluttered my closet so well, I am going to be getting a second to hold my larger accessories and handbags.
Date published: 2013-08-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Check your closet before purchasing! Our closet had dividers that made this difficult to install. It isn't flat against the rail due to the wide top that needs to fold over onto the bar. Good Velcro. Works well in small closets. Got this one on sale to replace one that was bigger and had two Velcro flaps which worked well in our closet. I imagine this one will last a couple years. Too far of a drive to return it.
Date published: 2013-08-08
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Community Q&A

What is the size of each opening.

Please let me know if the small blue/white gingham bins will fit in the openings? Thanks very much.
Asked by: PureStyle
Each opening is 9”h x 11”w x 12”d.
Answered by: TheOrganizedCircus
Date published: 2019-04-12

What is the material of the panels inside? Is this product washable?

6-Compartment Canvas Hanging Sweater Bag
Asked by: xharch7
The inside and outside are canvas, but I believe it is some sort of card or paperboard that gives it its shape, so I would not try to machine wash it. You could probably spot clean it though!
Answered by: TheOrganizedCircus
Date published: 2018-12-13

baseball caps?

Would this fit baseball caps?
Asked by: itsbteysh
Yes it definitely would.
Answered by: Kmrn
Date published: 2018-09-29

Does it tend to get “dirty” after a while?

And would the other two colors pick up/show less dirt?
Asked by: DPeters
It would depend on where you’re using it. I have one in a kids’ closet that can get pretty dusty, and it stays clean. I would imagine if you’re going to use it in the open in a high-traffic area you’d want to go with a darker color.
Answered by: TheOrganizedCircus
Date published: 2019-04-12

How easily do the drawers slide in and out?

Because both the drawers and the shelves are canvas and maybe not that rigid, am wondering if the friction of the canvas impedes the drawers sliding in and out easily?
Asked by: GreenFoodieYogini
I have had no problem
Answered by: Oliebol
Date published: 2019-08-23

Hook Diameter

Will these hang on a large wooden rod? (The illustration looks like the hook goes into the metal rod.)
Asked by: diytrying
There is plenty of room for any diameter rod.
Answered by: Kmrn
Date published: 2018-09-29

Am I correct in stating that each compartment is 12" Wide x 12" Deep x 8" Tall?

Asked by: AustinAngel
Each compartment is 9”Tall x 11”Wide x 12”Deep
Answered by: TheOrganizedCircus
Date published: 2020-03-21

Do the hooks swivel 180/360 degrees, or are they fixed in 1 direction?

And other products in the line?
Asked by: NMDG
The hooks are fixed in one direction, they cannot swivel
Answered by: Hcordray
Date published: 2020-04-21
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