Build-Your-Own Tempestry Knit Kit

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Preparation takes 2-3 weeks
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Made in Anacortes, Washington

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“This is mindfulness knitting, environmental knitting — something to think about with each stitch, each row. Thank you.” — K.

This listing is for one Tempestry Knit Kit with optional add-ons (see below). For a basic Tempestry Kit tailored to your location and year of choice, simply include the information below and click NO in the drop-down menus.

1. Location / Year (Please note not all locations and years have full data. We will follow up with you if we have trouble filling your exact request.)
2. Fahrenheit or Celsius (we will assume Fahrenheit unless otherwise noted)
3. Email address to which we can send a digital worksheet, if desired.

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Please note: Tempestry Kits are NOT returnable due to the custom nature of each and every kit.

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—One organza gift bag, 12”x14”
—Individually-wound balls of yarn calculated to match the number of days in each temperature range for your selected year/location
—One color card
—One project label
—One Tempestry project pattern/guidelines
—One Tempestry worksheet (this includes the daily high temperature data for the year and location of your choosing, the corresponding color for each day's temperature, a progress column, and the weather station from which we retrieved your data)

—COMMEMORATIVE BEADS: 25 size-5 triangular silver-foil-lined glass beads to commemorate a specific day, to be placed on every other stitch of the day in question (with a few to spare just in case!), with optional 1.00mm crochet hook for beading.
—PRECIPITATION BEADS: get extra data-geeky by adding precipitation beads to your Tempestry, with optional 1.00mm crochet hook for beading.
—MAKE IT DELUXE: include wood knitting needles, Size US 7 (for garter stitch version) or US 10 (for linen stitch version); one Original Needle Wrangler; pair of tapestry needles (our favorite kind!) for weaving in ends.

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Tempestries are a visual embodiment of a year’s worth of daily high temperatures. A finished Tempestry will measure about 10-12” wide and about 4’ long. The size will vary depending on whether the piece is knitted in the linen stitch or the garter stitch, either of which are possible with this kit, as well as on the gauge of the knitter (though gauge is not important).

A single Tempestry makes for a beautiful personalized wall hanging, perfect for commemorating a particular year -- perhaps of a birth, a graduation, or a wedding, etc. Mutiple Tempestries together can create a life tapestry of events and places.

We of course used an old-fashioned metal knitting needle to hang ours, but a simple wooden dowel or driftwood or lots of other things would work just as well.

    Average review
    I love my kit and can't wait to finish and order another one!
    7 days ago by melissa cash
    Jul 18, 2018 by Janice Dare
    This is really a great kit. I am completely enjoying putting this together. Great communication if you have a hard to find time and place as I did. Great job..thank you
    Jul 17, 2018 by Rosalee Millet
    Jul 7, 2018 by Linda
    Can’t wait to start. Came faster than estimated.
    Jul 5, 2018 by Alexandra Fehlig

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