Formerly a pay-only pattern, we're delighted to offer this design now for free!
Paint a Leaf Vest
Designed by Amy Gunderson
Small (Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X)
Shown in Small size modeled with 2" of positive ease.
Bust: 34 ½ (38, 42, 45 ½, 50 ½, 54)"
Fibra Natura Dona (100% extra fine merino superwash; 50g/126 yds)
• 126 Green Eyed - 6 (7, 7, 8, 9, 10) balls
Needles: US Size 6 (4 mm) straight or size needed to obtain gauge
US Size 4 (3.5 mm) straight, set of dpns (for neck and armhole edging)
Notions: Stitch markers, tapestry needle, cable needle (cn)
21 sts x 27 rows = 4" in rev St st using larger ndl
Save time, check your gauge.
This vest is worked in pieces from the bottom up.Each size has a separate chart for the Front piece. Each size has a separate chart for the lower Back piece. Be sure to follow the correct charts for your size.
The moving lines on this vest are created by working cable crosses. These cable crosses range from moving the 3-stitch "vines" 1 stitch over at a time to 3 stitches over at a time. Be sure to pay close attention to which cable crossed is used on each row.
Paint a Leaf Vest is also available as part of e-book Dona Loft Collection.