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Penny Straker Designs Patterns
Penny Straker Designs Patterns

Penny Straker Patterns are the benchmark of hand knitting patterns. Knitter-friendly, with clean graphics, including illustrations of techniques, they are written in a straightforward style. They take the knitter one step at a time through each section of a garment and are complete and accurate.

They are the original generic patterns, written for weights of yarn, not specific brand names. With a Penny Straker pattern any appropriate yarn that tests to required gauge can be used in the project.

A prototype is knit from an idea and a rough sketch. The math is calculated for the size range of the design and then rough drafts are written, proofread and re-written. Other sizes are then test knit to check the fit and tailoring of each size and the wording of the directions. Only then is the final draft ready to be published.

Knitters have come to trust in our patterns because of the extra time and care given to each design.

In addition our patterns go several steps further:

• Patterns are suitable for beginner, intermediate and advanced knitting levels.

• Designs for six yarn weights: fingering, sport, DK (heavy sport), worsted, light bulky and bulky.

• Yarn Notes on the grey flap educate the knitter in the varieties of texture, spinning methods and yarn types commonly found in a yarn weight.

• A step-by-step eight-inch swatch, also on the grey flap, familiarizes the knitter with the pattern stitch and determines if required gauge is met.

• P.S. Pointers – little knitting lessons and tips for knitters of all levels.

• The back cover has helpful information regarding how to measure and determine sizing.

• A Yarn Chart listing yarn weights, and their corresponding range of yardages, optimum needle sizes and gauges in Stockinette Stitch.

Our pattern sizing is based on traditional American tailors’ sizing. Every size from baby to adult is determined by the fullest part of the chest. A size 40 sweater measures, after assembly, 40” around. This measurement is taken with a tape measure placed just below the underarms, around the back and across the fullest part of the chest or bust.

The directions present average lengths for torso and sleeve. The knitter is encouraged within the text to adjust the measurements to suit their personal sleeve and body lengths, and when appropriate to the design, their personal style.

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Penny Straker #730S Cuttyhunk Shawl-Collared Pullover Pattern (Worsted Weight)
$8.00

Penny Straker #731-P Swiss Check Pullover Pattern (Worsted Weight)
$8.00

Penny Straker #731-T Swiss Check Trilogy (Worsted Weight)
$8.00

Penny Straker #739 Mac Pullover Pattern (Sport Weight)
$8.00

Penny Straker #757 Eye of the Patridge Pattern (Worsted Weight)
$8.00

Penny Straker #765 Italian Shirt Pattern (Sport Weight)
$8.00

Penny Straker #802V Rigby Vest Pattern (Sport Weight)
$8.00

Penny Straker #875 Andy Sweater Pattern (Worsted Weight)
$8.00

Penny Straker #880 Ashley Pattern (Bulky Weight)
$8.00

Penny Straker #892 Chloes Cap, Wristlets and Scarf  Heavy Sport, DK, Worsted
$8.00

Penny Straker #C742 Child's David's Pullover & Cap Pattern (Worsted Weight)
$8.00

Penny Straker #C757 Child's Eye of the Partridge Pattern (Sport Weight)
$8.00

Penny Straker #C841 Child's Boater Pattern (Worsted Weight)
$8.00

Penny Straker #C875 Child's Andy Pattern (Worsted Weight)
$8.00

Penny Straker #C886 Nashawena Pattern (Heavy Sport Weight)
$8.00

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<p>To our surprise, when we arrived today, the Easter Bunny has left a basket full of eggs that contain a special surprise for all our wonderful customers who shop over the next three days at The Yarn and Fiber! </p><p>The Easter Bunny left us a note saying, if you make a purchase, you get to pick a lucky egg that contains a special discount just for you! </p><p>Easter Egg pickings are Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this week! </p><p>See you soon! 
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 Don't live locally? Enjoy our Easter Egg Special receiving 15% off all online orders through Sunday at midnight! Simply enter coupon code EASTER at checkout and your discount will apply to all instock purchases.
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 And, the fun is just beginning! 
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 Join us on Saturday, April 19th when the really cool, creative minds behind the Knitting with Friends, Crocheting with Friends, Spinning with Friends, and Quilting with Friends fun t-shirts will be here to create custom shirts and bags for you featuring the fun-loving sheep, alpacas, llamas, yaks, bees, and more.
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 Pick your shirt color and graphic and your T-shirts will be created for you onsite! Special pricing applies to all shirts - $15 for one shirt or two for $25 for Short Sleeve T-Shirts and Long Sleeve Shirts will be $18 for one or two for $30. 
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 Or you may choose to have the KWF folks put a graphic on shirt or a tote bag you already own for only $5 per graphic! 
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 Knitting with Friends will be here all day on Saturday - so come and have some fun with us!
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 Note: Special discounts instore and online excludes classes, spinning wheels and looms. Cannot be combined with any other offer.</p> Easter Egg Surprise Sale at Yarn and Fiber Friday 18 April, 2014 to Sunday 20 April, 2014

To our surprise, when we arrived today, the Easter Bunny has left a basket full of eggs that contain a special surprise for all our wonderful customers who shop over the next three days at The Yarn and Fiber!

The Easter Bunny left us a note saying, if you make a purchase, you get to pick a lucky egg that contains a special discount just for you!

Easter Egg pickings are Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this week!

See you soon!

Don't live locally? Enjoy our Easter Egg Special receiving 15% off all online orders through Sunday at midnight! Simply enter coupon code EASTER at checkout and your discount will apply to all instock purchases.

And, the fun is just beginning!

Join us on Saturday, April 19th when the really cool, creative minds behind the Knitting with Friends, Crocheting with Friends, Spinning with Friends, and Quilting with Friends fun t-shirts will be here to create custom shirts and bags for you featuring the fun-loving sheep, alpacas, llamas, yaks, bees, and more.

Pick your shirt color and graphic and your T-shirts will be created for you onsite! Special pricing applies to all shirts - $15 for one shirt or two for $25 for Short Sleeve T-Shirts and Long Sleeve Shirts will be $18 for one or two for $30.

Or you may choose to have the KWF folks put a graphic on shirt or a tote bag you already own for only $5 per graphic!

Knitting with Friends will be here all day on Saturday - so come and have some fun with us!

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Note: Special discounts instore and online excludes classes, spinning wheels and looms. Cannot be combined with any other offer.

 
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