Penny Straker

Penny Straker

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.

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original designs

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Cuttyhunk Shawl 730S
Penny Straker #730S
John's Guernsey #C822
Penny Straker #C882
Gretel #876
Straker Classics
Owl & Cap
Straker Classics
Straker Classics
Swiss Check Trilogy #731T, Hat
Penny Straker 731T, Swiss Check Trilogy
Swiss Check Trilogy Leg Warmers #731T
Penny Straker 731T, Swiss Check Trilogy
Child’s Johnny #C772
Penny Straker #C772
Jo's Polo
Penny Straker #883
John's Guernsey
Straker Classics
Penny Straker #834
Penny Straker #833
Jaeger Jacket
Penny Straker #768
Geoffrey Pullover
Straker Classics
Blackberry Jacket
Penny Straker #746
Becky #737C
Penny Straker #737C
Basic V-Neck Vest #741W
Penny Straker #741W
Whit Vest
Straker Classics
Straker Classics
Child’s Gretel
Straker Classics
Phoebe's Filigree
Penny Straker #872
Penny Straker #763
Swiss Check Pullover
Penny Straker #731P
Child’s Andy
Straker Classics
Shalor Cardigan
Penny Straker #794C
Baby Owl & Bonnet
Straker Classics
Potomska #740
Straker Classics
Geoffrey Vest #760V
Straker Classics
Straker Classics
Straker Classics
Bianca #885
Penny Straker #885
Ashely 880
Penny Straker #880, Ashley
David's Pullover #742-P
Penny Straker #742-P
Lara #881
Penny Straker #881
Andy #875
Straker Classics
Eye of the Partridge #C757P
Penny Straker #C757P
Basic Cap & Mittens
Straker Classics
Penny Straker #738
Rocky Road
Penny Straker #866P
Penny Straker #865
Sibyl #861
Penny Straker #861
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