Caron International's Simply Soft (100% acrylic; 6 oz/170 g, 315 yds/288 m):
- #9738 Violet (A), 3 skeins
- #9728 Green (B), 3 skeins
- #9717 Orchid (C), 3 skeins
- #9727 Black (D), 3 skeins
17 sts and 24 rows = 4"/10cm measured over stockinette stitch using Keyplate 2.
Right Center Panel
Using the closed edge cast on method and A, CO 40 sts. K40 R, ending with COR. Change to C and K 46 R, ending with COR. Using the intarsia technique, K the 116 R of Chart 1. K 46 R using C. K 40 R using A. BO.
Left Center Panel
Work as for Right Center Panel using the seam-as-you-go technique throughout and reversing patt from Chart 1.
Edge Panels (Make 2)
Using closed edge cast on method and B, CO 28 sts. Use the seam-as-you-go technique throughout. K 40 R. Change to A and K 208 R. Change to B and K 40 R. BO.
To Make Up
Turn under a 1 1/4" (3cm) hem around all four edges. Using the Magicord/Bond Cord Maker, make sufficient cording to apply as in Chart 2, Sew cording to afghan using a matching sewing thread and slab-stitch, keeping the stitch line even.