On January 1, 2017, I knit the first row of a 365 row afghan. I can only knit one row a day if I stay on track. If I don’t, I have to catch-up knit. By that, I mean that I have to knit the rows of the days I missed.
My daughter saw the idea on Pinterest. A gradient of temperatures are created and one color yarn assigned to each range.
The knitter checks the high temperature everyday, and then knits the row in the color for that temperature range.
It is really quite exciting. Not only will the knitter have a wonderful temperature history for the year, but also a cozy, warm afghan in which to wrap on cool evenings.
I added one row of white yarn for March 21, the day my beloved Golden Retriever, Gracie, died. My sons, who ask me daily if I knitted my row, and I wanted to add this special row to my afghan to remember the day of her passing. We chose white, because it would stand out.
I waited until today, March 31, because I wanted to show the afghan as far as possible. Unfortunately, because I spend my evenings writing, I am a bit behind.
Think of me next March, wrapped in this snuggly and completed (I hope) afghan, writing my slice. I’ll be smiling!