This pattern resulted from knitting Caron "Misty Mauve", Ombre 2807, also across a total of 34 needles in the same arrangement as above and with keyplate 3: 1st needle in WP, 2d needle in NWP, next 32 needles in WP, next in NWP, last in WP.
This pattern resulted from knitting Caron, "Simply Soft", Evening Jewels, Ombre 2707, across a total of 38 needles with Knitsmart keyplate 35: 1 needle in WP, 1 needle in NWP, next 36 in WP, 1 needle in NWP, last needle in WP. It is very close to the pattern Ann has on her afghan so the skeins must be pretty consistent. I knitted this with quite a number of stitch variations but this gave the best plaid result. I think keyplate 3 also gave a similar result.
I tried all sorts of things, such as starting with this or that color in the eye of the carriage and also attempted to knit with two skeins of yarn, starting with the same color at opposite ends of the bed. I thought I could have the two meet in the center as in intarsia knitting and that would give me twice the width. That really should work, but I kept getting confused as to which side I had knitted last! Let me know if you have any success with similar yarns!
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