You’re probably rolling your clothes wrong – a former soldier reveals the most effective way to pack

The "ranger roll" is normally taught to soldiers and creates a naturally tight bundle that won't unroll while you pack.

A former US soldier posted a video on YouTube explaining how you can do it yourself.

He starts by placing the t-shirt flat on a table, as a hard surface makes the method easier.

The bottom of the t-shirt is then turned inside out, creating a small pocket.

The left and right side of the top are both folded into the middle, with the sleeves tucked in, creating a neat rectangle.

This is then flipped 180 degrees so you can start the rolling from the collar.

When the top is rolled all the way to the end, one of the folded hems can be pulled out and tucked around the rest of the bundle, keeping it all together in a neat shape.

Unlike the traditional rolling technique, the folded hem keeps the t-shirt tucked in without unravelling and it's easy to roll it tight.

Not only does the method help you to pack more items, it also helps items stay in one shape and not unroll in the bag.

Sun Online previously revealed some of the other ways you can fit more items into a suitcase, include putting rolled up socks inside shoes.

This can also help the shoes retain their shape when tightly packed into a bag.

Source: Read Full Article