I tried to find contact information for Susan; but couldn't, so I am posting this picture of her Pansy sweater without permission; but maybe this will sell a book or two for her or encourage her to start publishing again.
I have the book "Susan Duckworth's Knitting", which I bought ages ago. It was published in 1988. I never tried knitting her pansy sweater or her other florals, though I did try to crop out part of a graph and add it to a mitten - sadly I gave up!! And I am the one who wants intarsia to make a come back?
I am working on a series of "things" in fingering weight yarn and I am tempted to do an adult sweater or two as well. I know that the patterns will never "sell" because of the finess of the yarn - that's fine - ness not finesse, though they may be related here.
I remember when I bought the book and a few others at the time. I was home with children and justified the expense as small compared to the expense of therapy! I also remember my jaw dropping at the thought of knitting a sweater in anything finer than DK weight yarn. I actually varied a Sasha Kagan sweater for my husband from fingering to DK - 2.5 repeats of the pattern rather than 3 - but no one noticed.
Now, perhaps to "face" a challenge that I waived (or failed) 20 or more years ago. Hmmmmm - Maybe...
Have a picture perfect day!!!
Hi there! I have been looking for a pattern from this book, but can't find the book anywhere in my country. Do you still have it?ReplyDelete