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Temperature Snake CAL 2023 Gallery

PlanetJune Temperature Snake CAL 2023 Gallery

Throughout 2023, over 800 people from all over the world crocheted along with me to create vibrantly striped Temperature Snakes, with one round of the body crocheted per day in a colour that represented the day’s temperature wherever they live. We’ve waited and watched all year long as the snakes grew in length and became more and more colourful, and now they’re finally finished!

Enter the Temperature Snake Gallery >>

I’ve set up this CAL gallery to showcase and celebrate our year-long crochet journey. You can view all the snakes together, or click into each project to see more about the snake and where it came from.

You’ll see snakes that represent daily highs and daily lows, southern hemisphere snakes whose colours run hot-cold-hot instead of cold-hot-cold, birth year snakes, monthly short snakes, book log snakes, and more – and each one is totally unique, using custom colour palettes and localized data.

Every snake is a gloriously colourful personal record of the year, and I do recommend you immerse yourself in the gallery by looking through all the full-size photos. With so many colours in each project, you can’t get the full effect by looking at a tiny thumbnail!

At the time I write this, 53 snakes have been submitted to the gallery already (congratulations to those who managed to stick with it all year long and complete their snake on time!) and I’m sure we’ll see dozens more snakes being added to the gallery over the coming weeks and months. I’m looking forward to watching the gallery grow and the number of snakes and countries represented continuing to increase.

  • If you participated in the CAL and haven’t submitted your snake to the gallery yet, please do (look for the ‘Submit Your Snake!’ section at the top of the gallery page).
  • If life got in the way last year and you haven’t completed your snake yet, that’s okay! The gallery will remain open for submissions indefinitely, so there’s no hurry – we’ll welcome your snake into the gallery whenever you complete it. 🙂
  • And, if you didn’t make a snake last year, how about making one for 2024? The complete Temperature Snake crochet pattern and workbook are now available, so you can start crocheting at any time!

Temperature Snake crochet pattern by PlanetJune

Enjoy the Temperature Snake Gallery – it’s the beautiful and impressive culmination of a super-fun and engaged year-long CAL. Thank you to everyone who participated, and I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did!


  1. Erica said

    Beautiful work, all!

  2. Ruth said

    Awesome 🤩 There are some very impressive snakes there. 🐍😃
    Well done everyone. 👏

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