I tried doing this a couple of different ways: crocheting the border at the same time as the center, versus doing the center first and then the border.
I settled on the latter technique, as pictured above, so that you can use a different color on the border to frame the center if you prefer.
Every time I edited the pattern, I retested it.
Pictured to the right and below is my First Symphony, using leftover scraps of James C. Brett Marble DK, and crocheting the borders at the same time as the center.
I just love the interplay of colors the Marble yarn creates.
Plus, it is Bear-Bear approved!
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