A row of balls of yarn laid out across a table with a circular needle with knitting on it stuck into the yarn.
The balls of yarn are made from acrylic material and the yarn will be used to knit a temperature blanket through 2017. The lady who is project this is has already made a start on the first few rows that are on the circular needle in the picture.
The way the project works is that knitter has selected a colour palette of yarns that will represent a daily temperature throughout the year.
The knitter will record the outdoor temperature where ever she is at approximately 09.00 hrs.
Then a colour represents a temperature in the following range.
The knitter will then knit a row a day in the appropriate colour for the day to create a blanket over the year.
Red 32 degrees centigrade and above Top Value Shade 8426
Orange 26 -31 degrees C Top Value Shade 8411
Dusky Pink 20 – 25 degrees C Top Value Shade 8477
Light Pink 13 – 19 degrees C Top Value Shade 848
Light Blue 7 – 12 degrees C Top Value Shade 8418
Air force Blue 1- 6 degrees C Top Value Shade 8419
Everton Blue -5 – 0 degrees C Top Value Shade 8417
Purple - 6 degrees c and below Top Value Shade 8432
These names are our interpretation of the shades.
The work is being knitted on a 4mm circular needle and has approximately 270 stitches on the needle using a garter stitch. Cw 1986