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Thank you for visiting Straker home of Penny Straker knitting patterns. I’m often told that my knitting patterns are among the most renowned and well-loved patterns in the knitting world because of their timeless classic style and well-written instructions. Knitting pattern design has been a lifelong passion for me, and at 70 plus years old, I still enjoy knitting and designing during my winters along the New England coast of Dartmouth.

Be sure to browse our catalogue of classic favorites including my most popular designs, Baby Owl and Owl & Cap. I encourage you to purchase Penny Straker Patterns from one of our Retail Yarn Shops if you can, as our printed patterns are treasures worth owning. I strongly believe the LYS is the heartbeat of the knitting world and we must all support them. If you cannot locate a pattern at a yarn shop, feel free to browse our new digital library on Ravelry.

If you’ve arrived at Straker because you’re having issues with a knitting pattern, please consult our Support page or see our FAQ in our Ravelry group . Please note that from April-November, I operate a full-time gardening business and cannot always respond to inquiries right away. Should you need to contact me about trunk shows, ordering knitting patterns or other issues, please do so at this address: where my assistant will be happy to help you.