There are so many things to plan out when you’re going to make a knit or crochet temperature blanket. You have to choose your temperature blanket colors and yarn. Moreover, you need to pick the time period and location for your data. You also need to choose a temperature blanket pattern or select the temperature blanket stitch that you want to use. Oftentimes, people choose to make a temperature blanket with single crochet, row after row showing the temperature for each day. Knitters might choose a simple garter stitch. However, don’t be afraid to step outside of the box and come up with a different temperature blanket stitch for a more interesting design.
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Temperature Blanket Stitch Patterns
With so many options of stitches for your blanket you will want to consider a few things. If you are making a crochet temperature blanket, then you’ll want to stick to shorter stitches in order to keep your blanket from getting too long and still recording all 365 days. Here are some suggestions of great stitches for your temperature blanket.
You want to choose a simple, straightforward, short crochet stitch for your temperature blanket. However, this doesn’t mean that you need to stick to single crochet (even though it’s a perfectly good choice.) Here are some other great stitch options
If you’re making a knit temperature blanket, you’ll also choose a straightforward design. Some great basic knitting stitches that work well in rows include:
Motifs and Other Designs
If you prefer to work something other than straight lines you could use one of the following techniques.
- corner to corner crochet
- mini squares (knit or crochet, one square for each day)
- chevron stitch pattern
- knit lace pattern
Resource: Temperature Blanket Tracker!
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Additional Temperature Blanket Resources:
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