Sap Run Vest by Larisa Demos

Sap Run Vest

Knitting
February 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
420 - 1440 yards (384 - 1317 m)
Bust circumference: 37 (40, 44, 48, 52, 56)" / 94 (102, 112, 122, 132, 142) cm; Shown with 7" / 18 cm positive ease

Worked in the round from the bottom up, the Sap Run Vest sports a simple lace pattern on the front panel that evokes the welling up of sap in the Spring. Green Mountain Spinnery’s Sylvan Spirit adds to the versatility of this piece with its blend of fine wool and Tencel® Lyocell in a DK weight.

Finished Measurements
Bust circumference: 37 (40, 44, 48, 52, 56)“ / 94 (102, 112, 122, 132, 142) cm
Shown with 7” / 18 cm positive ease

Materials
Yarn: Green Mountain Spinnery Sylvan Spirit (50% Fine Western Wool, 50% Tencel® Lyocell; 180 yds / 2 oz skein), color: Hematite, 4 (5, 5, 6, 7, 8) skeins
Needles: US Size 6 / 4 mm 24” circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions: Stitch markers, waste yarn, tapestry needle

Gauge
22 sts & 31 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette Stitch after blocking

At the Spinnery
Print copies available from Green Mountain Spinnery and from One More Row Press

Bringing together a talented group of “friends of the Spinnery”, At the Spinnery takes you to the worker-owned fiber cooperative in Putney, Vermont, where you will find a dozen knitting patterns in almost as many different yarns to outfit you from top to toes in wooly goodness. Visit the Green Mountain Spinnery’s website at spinnery.com to choose the perfect yarns for your project and to order your print copy today.

Designs include:

  • Buttonbush Pullover by Heather Zoppetti
  • Catharus Shawl by Bonnie Sennott
  • Catkins Socks by Amelia Velarde
  • Green Leaf Pullover by Maureen Clark
  • Greenbanks Hollow Cardigan by Amy Herzog
  • Ikinngut Pullover by Jennifer Dassau
  • Millstone Blanket by Kate Salomon
  • Mizuna Shawl by Angela Tong
  • Sap Run Vest by Larisa Demos
  • Sheepscot Pullover by Kathleen Dames
  • Snowmelt Cowl by Cap Sease
  • Thaw Hat by Kathleen Dames

Stitch patterns are charted. Schematics are provided. Information on yarn substitution, chart reading, and finishing is included. Yarns for all patterns provided by Green Mountain Spinnery. Shot on location in Putney, Vermont, by award-winning photographer Gale Zucker.

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