An Afghan of Temperatures

Carissa Schlies Temperature Blanket Carissa Schlies Temperature Blanket |  Photo: WDIO-TV

Susan Holt
January 04, 2018 06:26 PM

SUPERIOR - Carissa Schlies of Superior tracked the high temperature for each day during 2017.  She took that data and created this beautiful blanket using the daily temperatures as her color guide. 

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Carissa says she crocheted one row of color (over 300 stitches) each day. The temperature determined what color to use.

Temperature Blanket

If you are interested in doing a similar blanket, these are the colors and temperature limits that Carissa used.

  • Royal    -50-+9 degrees
  • Blue    10 - 19 degrees
  • Pool    20 - 29 degrees
  • Turqua    30 - 39 degrees
  • Glowworm    40 - 49 degrees
  • Bright Yellow     50 - 59 degrees
  • Pumpkin    60 - 69 degrees
  • Hot Red   70 - 110 degrees

The top of the photo with the solid dark blue shows the end of the year and the deep freeze.

Here are the notes Carissa kept of the daily readings.

Temperature Blanket



Susan Holt

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