Temperature Starter Kit in Cascade Worsted
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A Temperature Blanket is a fun year-long project for beginners and experienced knitters & crocheters.
It is adaptable to many different stitch patterns. Simply knit two rows in your favorite stitch. Knit a square or hexagon each day and seam them together. Crochet a row in your favorite crochet stitch. Simple & easy stitching every day.
Work a row or two a day in the temperature of the day for the current year. Checking the temperature each day and seeing the progress of the changes over the year can provide surprising and interesting results.
NOAA and the National Weather Service provide access to historical temperature data for local weather stations. You can easily look up temperatures for a significant event in a specific city, like a birthday or anniversary, to create a meaningful blanket. Make someone special a unique and personal blanket that reflects the temperature changes for the year in the city where they were born or graduated.
Be creative and have some fun with an easy project that uses color to keep your interest going all year long!
Temperature Color Key
Instructions with sample Knit Pattern & Crochet Pattern
12 full skeins of Cascade 220 Superwash Merino
100% Merino Superwash Wool 220 Yds (100g)
Colors included (1 skein each):
31 Baby Blue
48 Deep Ultram.
16 Verdant Green
08 Artisan Gold
96 Molten Lava
85 Christmas Red
21 Dark Berry
44 Dark Violet
Note: This is a “starter” kit and more yarn may be needed for the colors that are used more frequently during the year. It is not possible to know in advance how much of each color the entire project may require, because the amount used is determined by each day’s actual temperature.
If sending it as a gift, we recommend pairing it with a gift card to cover a few extra skeins.