How to Make a Sleep Sheet
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Many hostels, especially the
Hostelling International or Youth
Hostelling Association one, will
require you to have a sleep sheet.
If you do not have one, they will
rent one to you which can be a
waste of money.
You don't have to go out and spend
a lot on one-you can just make your
Here's how you put one together:
Step one: Get a queen size
sheet and lay it out on the floor.
Step two: Fold it in half.
Step three: Sew up the
bottom and half way up of the open
Voila, you are done!
If you wanted to spend more time on
it, you could fold down the top to
make a small pouch for your
valuables while you sleep. You can
also do this to a pillowcase if you
are bringing your own.
When you are packing your sleep
sheet, fold it in half and roll it
up tightly. Pack it at the bottom
of your pack. It's also good to
roll your clothes, they will pack
better and will keep the wrinkles
out more than if you folded them.