Plucky Gift Certificates!

Gift Certificates are here!!

Yep, you heard that right, gifting for that special knitter in your life has been made simple! Of course, this means you, too! (family and friend requests made easy!)

We are absolutely thrilled to offer this service, and, starting TODAY you will find a gift certificate button on our Reserve shopping page! Once selected, you will be given the opportunity set any amount and can choose to either send a receipt directly to the recipient, with a note from you, or send it to yourself for gifting in person!

We truly hope you are as excited about this as we are! There will, of course, be a bit of fine print (i.e. they cannot be exchanged for cash, etc) that you will find listed on the product page. As always, if your questions are not answered there you can email us at customerservice@thepluckyknitter.com and we will be more than happy to help!

It’s The Shindig After Party!

 

Well…we made it back to the barn after what was the most ah-mazing weekend!  We truly can’t thank all of you enough for traveling far and wide to help us celebrate Plucky’s 10thAnniversary!!  But, you know us…we couldn’t let the party stop there!  The truck is unloaded and the boxes are unpacked.  It’s time to keep the party going on Reserve!

 





Boy, oh boy, did we unpack some fantastic things!  For starters…Shooter sets in 3 brand new color combos (along with some old favorites)!  With the purchase of a Shooter set, we are delighted to offer a code for our brand new shawl pattern, The Shooters Shawl!  This shawl uses 2 skeins of your favorite fingering weight base as the main color with 1 shooter set. We introduced a slew of new colorways at the Shindig, and yep, you guessed it, some of them will be making their way onto Reserve across bases, too.




And now, for the really big news!!  We are over the moon to present you with 2 of the 3 brand new bases that made their debut this past weekend!  Introducing, Trusty Fingering…yep, Trusty’s little sister (375 yards 100% Merino SW) and Snazzy (195 yards, 80.20 Merino. Cashmere)…Aran weight and oh, so squishable!  While it’s true that a sampling came back home with us, you can be sure they will all be coming out to play at a Blog update soon!


 

In addition to all of this, keep your eyes peeled for Riverview mixed base Mystery Kits and some One Hit Wonders!!

Colors you might see…
A few other bases you’ll be seeing…
  • Halo
  • Groovy
  • Groovy, Baby!
  • Bello Worsted
  • Snug
  • Snug Fingering
  • Primo Fingering
  • Oxford
  • Traveler DK
  • Snazzy NEW! $30 
  • Trusty Fingering NEW! $23

Helpful Information…
1. Please join us, in the Plucky Reserve starting Friday, November 3rd at 9:00 AM EDT.
2. This update will ship according to our Reserve guidelines, within 4 business days.
3. If there is a mystery kit in your order, please note, the entire order will not ship until the week of November 13th.
4. Important:  Due to the quick nature of sales on Reserve, it is possible that items may oversell.  If your order oversells, you will be issued a refund.  Thank you for understanding!

 

Warmly,

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A BIT OF HOUSEKEEPING:

  1. If you are new to Plucky, Welcome! We are so glad you are here!  Please take a moment to read through our FAQs, found HERE.
  2. We welcome you to join us in our Ravelry group, as we chat about the update, favorite recipes, pets and what to cast on next!
  3. If you haven’t already downloaded the Plucky Knitter app (link below), it is a great way to explore color pairings and combos that Hayley and I have put together for you.

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Apple Users GET IT here.   |    Android Users GET IT here.

 

 

IG (Instand Gratification) Guidelines

 

Yarn available in an IG (Instant Gratification) update is on hand and ready to ship. This means we are not be able to accommodate changes to orders once they have been placed. Likewise, we would respectfully ask that you not place an order then request it to be canceled. IG’s happen in real time and if you have removed an item from the sale, it is no longer available for someone else.

Due to the nature of IG update’s (yarn we have on hand and that is ready to ship) it may be possible that multiple skein orders will not match as closely as those that are dyed to order. We will do our best, but please know that if ordering several of the same skeins, there is a chance of receiving different dye lots.

One last note! Unfortunately, there is a possibility that we may make an error in counting, entering and packaging these orders. If we do, please know that we will refund that item immediately upon discovery and/or will be sure to let you know if we might be able to offer a substitution! 

Instant Gratification In The Reserve!

 

Woohoo!! An IG Update is hitting the Reserve!

Don’t we all love a bit of instant gratification once in a while?!  Well, this Friday, August 11th is your chance to get Plucky in an instant! You might be wondering how is this different from shopping the Reserve any other time – well, for starters, it’s more interactive. I will be taking requests and adding things in (as I am able – inventory permitting) in real time as we go through the morning and early afternoon. It’s so fun! The inspiration we all get from each other and, well, for sure you guys inspire me with you endlessly creative ideas on how and where to use your Plucky! How festive is that?!?

 


There is sure to be something for everyone with this sale!  We’ve been setting aside a fantastic array of choices, and there will be everything from onesies and twosies across the bases, to sweater quantities, to mystery kits – What the Fade anybody!?!  We even have a few of the bases that have not been able to come out and play at the last few updates…Sophisticate, Bello, Bello Worsted and Cashmere, we are talking about you!!!


 

Helpful Information:

  • Please join us this Friday, August 11th starting at 10:00am, EDT, and going through the afternoon in the Reserve Shop!
  • These orders will ship within 1-4 business days.

 

Warmly,

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A BIT OF HOUSEKEEPING:

  1. If you are new to Plucky, Welcome! We are so glad you are here!  Please take a moment to read through our FAQs, found HERE.
  2. We welcome you to join us in our Ravelry group, as we chat about the update, favorite recipes, pets and what to cast on next!
  3. If you haven’t already downloaded the Plucky Knitter app (link below), it is a great way to explore color pairings and combos that Hayley and I have put together for you.

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Apple Users GET IT here.   |    Android Users GET IT here.

Bye, bye Tuscadero, and Hello, Loch!

 

Bye, bye Tuscadero, and Hello, Loch!

Phew!  We’ve made it through February!  Why is it that the shortest month of the year somehow seems to last the longest?  I, for one, could not be more thrilled to be turning the calendar page over to March.  To celebrate, let’s say we have a little party in Reserve! For starters, we’ll be having one last hoorah for Tuscadero, PLUS; we will be offering Loch on special for a limited time, too! That’s right; today in Reserve is your chance to get two different colorways at 17% off!

 

 

 

Helpful Information:

  • This palette will be available on Traveler Aran and Rustic.  This is the last of the Traveler Aran.
  • Traveler Aran will be the sale price of $19/skein
  • Tuscadero and Loch will be 17% off  (Traveler Aran and Rustic in either of these colorways is $19)
  • Loch will also be available on Traveler Aran, Groovy, Primo Fingering and Sweater.
  • These skeins will ship according to Reserve guidelines, in 1-4 business days.

Warmly,

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A BIT OF HOUSEKEEPING:

  1. If you are new to Plucky, Welcome! We are so glad you are here!  Please take a moment to read through our FAQs, found HERE.
  2. We welcome you to join us in our Ravelry group, as we chat about the update, favorite recipes, pets and what to cast on next!
  3. If you haven’t already downloaded the Plucky Knitter app (link below), it is a great way to explore color pairings and combos that Hayley and I have put together for you.

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Apple Users GET IT here.   |    Android Users GET IT here.

SALE in the Plucky Reserve!

 

Today in the Plucky Reserve! Buy 2 or more skeins and receive FREE SHIPPING!!!

 

Tuscadero & Friends!

Tuscadero, Round 2!!

We’ve made it halfway through February, and as far as we’re concerned, that’s worth celebrating!! So, how about, we have some fun in Reserve?! We just couldn’t resist putting together a whole new palette that we adore with Tuscadero, and there’s a little something for everyone here. From delicate colors like Dreamy and As You Wish, to essential neutrals like Medieval and High Cotton, and of course, everything in between!

Helpful Information:

• This sale will take place in our Reserve shop beginning today, Wednesday, February 15, while supplies last.
• Bases available: Primo Fingering, Snug, Groovy, Traveler Aran, Traveler DK, Primo Sport, Cachet, Sophisticate
• Tuscadero is 17% off for the month of February
• Traveler Aran is available at the special sale price of $19/skein. Tuscadero Traveler Aran is NOT an additional 17% off.
• These skeins will ship within Reserve guidelines, in 1-4 business days

We’ll have a few other friends joining in the Reserve fun too, so be sure to keep a lookout and add an extra pop of color into your February!

New!! Yakpaca!

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A very happy Friday of Super Bowl weekend to one and all! I have something kind of exciting to share with you!

First things first. Reserve will be getting a little maintenance (this being the first step in an ongoing process) early next week, so we will be shutting the doors for a few days starting Monday.

But, before that happens, we have something pretty fabulous to share with you this weekend! Bungalow is in the house…..think sweater quantities across the colors, woohoo!! We adore this special, limited edition yarn. Reserve will be stocked this weekend with Bungalow, while supplies last. Anyone thinking spring knits? Get your Bungalow!

 

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Now. Drumrolll!!! We are unveiling something BRAND NEW this weekend on Reserve….introducing, Yakpaca!! This 50.50 yak/alpaca worsted weight yarn (our swatches produced 5sts/inch on a size US 8 needle) is really special.

Yakpaca. It’s pretty much everything, and more! Light, lofty and breathable with a fabulous hand and next to skin softness. It’s absolute perfection for sweaters, shawls, wraps, and smaller accessories like hats and mitts.

Hayley has already cast on for Loulou with it, and I am totally smitten with my Corner Brook! Yakpaca plays so nicely when it’s time to mix those bases! I’m mixing Yakpaca with Groovy for my Corner Brook and it’s just.so.good.

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Yakpaca ($29 per 250 yards per skein) is available in the following palette of natural colors: Beatnik (black! Still needs photo), Pinstripe, Nailhead, Going Gray, Paneling, Band Wagon, Bobbin, and Pitchfork. FYI. These colorways are exclusive to Yakpaca only. Thank you!

Happy Friday friends,

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February’s Color of the Month

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In our neck of the woods, that means winter is not going away any time soon…ugh.  So, we thought a dose of bright, fun whimsy was just what the Dr. ordered for February’s color of the month!

Drum roll, please…Tuscadero will be 17% off all month long!!  It’s an oldie, but a goodie (and yes, named after the one and only Pinky Tuscadero) with gorgeous shades of hot pink and fuschia.  It is, of course, wonderfully zippy on the clearer bases like Primo, but it does amazing things to the Travelers, Scholars, Crew and Lodge(s) too!

 

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We have put together a cohesive palette of complimentary colors that make Tuscadero sing!!  We will be stocking the Reserve with these beauties starting TODAY, February 1st and they will be available while supplies last.

 

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Helpful information:

  • Tuscadero will be available on Traveler Aran, however, since Traveler Aran is already discounted it will not be an additional 17% off.
  • Bases you can expect to see:  Cachet, Cozy, Crew, Feet, Groovy, Lodge Fingering, Primo Aran, Primo Fingering, Primo Sport, Scholar 2.0, Single, Snug, Sweater, Traveler, Traveler Aran, Traveler DK, Trusty
  • This yarn will be shipping within Reserve guidelines, in 1-4 business days.

 

Warmly,

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A BIT OF HOUSEKEEPING: 
  1. If you are new to Plucky, Welcome! We are so glad you are here!  Please take a moment to read through our FAQs, found HERE.
  2. We welcome you to join us in our Ravelry group, as we chat about the update, favorite recipes, pets and what to cast on next!
  3. If you haven’t already downloaded the Plucky Knitter app (link below), it is a great way to explore color pairings and combos that Hayley and I have put together for you.

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    GET THE FREE APP

    Apple Users GET IT here.   |    Android Users GET IT here.

 

Flash Sale!

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It’s our last sale of the year, and we are going out with a bang!  For this sale, we will be filling the shelves in Reserve to the brim with some especially nifty options, just for you!

So, without further ado, here’s all you need to know! 

As a thank you to all of you, this flash sale will feature FREE SHIPPING on everything.  What does everything include?!  Well for starters, we are positively giddy to offer Cachet, (our Aran weight 100% Cashmere; and just between us, it makes the most velvety soft fabric we’ve everfelt!) at the very special price of $54 per skein.  If your knitting plans have you in need of a workhorse yarn, we have that too!  Rustic will be available for $13 per skein.  This will be your last chance at Rustic, as it is to be discontinued.  We are also happy to offer a smattering of Sweater and Cozy! Imagine our delight when we organized the barn and found a box of Sweater!  Sweater and Cozy will be offered at their regular price of $25 per skein. We have selected a cohesive color palette for all of the bases, perfect for all of your colorwork plans. So mix and match with abandon!

Cozy and Cachet will be available in the following colorways:

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Rustic and Sweater will be available in the following colorways:

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Keep and eye on Ox and his mystery matches in the Plucky App! He’s got some great ideas for knitting up your Rustic, Cachet, Sweater and Cozy!

And…because we just can’t help ourselves, we’ll have more One Hit Wonders!  All fingering, sport, DK, Worsted and Aran (across all Plucky bases, except Cashmere and Cachet) will be $15/skeinCashmere and Cachet OHW’s will be $40/skein.

Please note:  For this offering of one hit wonders, we will not be able to take requests and you may receive any of the Plucky bases. But, we guarantee they will be fun and help expand your base and color repertoire!

Thank you so very much for, well, everything. It is our sincere pleasure to serve you. We look forward to having you join us beginning Thursday, December 15th through the weekend, while supplies last in the Reserve for our last sale of 2016!

xo,

Sarah

A BIT OF HOUSEKEEPING:
  1. If you are new to Plucky, Welcome! We are so glad you are here!  You might also want to read through our FAQs, found HERE.
  2. Orders placed through Reserve will ship within 4 business days of order receipt. 
  3. We welcome you to join us in our Ravelry group, as we chat about the update and what to cast on next!
  4. If you haven’t already downloaded the Plucky Knitter app (link below), it is a great way to explore color pairings and combos that Hayley and I have put together for you.

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GET THE FREE APP

Apple Users GET IT here.   |    Android Users GET IT here.

Traveler Aran Fall QPP Special Run

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Extra, Extra!! This just in!!

The Plucktovember festivities continue!  We are delighted to offer a special run of Traveler Aran in the QPP Fall palette.  Why so special you ask?  Well, it has a slightly different twist than the Traveler Aran we all know and love, but is just as lovely!  It has all the qualities that make Traveler Aran so luscious (think soft as can be, lovely drape and incredible sheen) and it’s ever so perfect for all of your worsted/aran Fall or gift knitting!

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We will be offering these in the Fall QPP palette on Reserve in the following options;  the full 12 skein palette, a 6 skein Neutrals Palette and a 6 skein In Colors palette.  Did we mention that the pricing is special too?

• 12 skein full QPP palette ~ $228
• 6 skein Neutrals palette ~ $114
• 6 skein In Colors palette ~ $114

As always we are happy to help with pattern suggestions for these lovelies:

All I Want
Open Sky
Covered
Compass Shawl
Rivers Wrap
Lonely Tree
Hidden Falls
Oak Park
Bror
Two Track
Silver Spoons
Off Grid
Old Salt
Authenticity
Om Shawl
Quadri
Twelve Cables
Maple Leaf
Snowshoe
A Beer on the Dock
SaintL
The Last Hour Hat
Reticolo

This Plucktovember special will be listed on Reserve starting the morning of Friday, October 14 and will ship within our regular Reserve guidelines, within 1-4 business days.

 

Plucky Reserve!

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Have you had an opportunity to take look at the Plucky Reserve lately? It’s getting really interesting over there! And, it promises to be a VERY lively place over the next few days!

As the yarn and all the remaining swag from Glamping arrives back in the barn (we subscribe to the ‘go big or go home’ and the ‘all that and the kitchen sink’ mentality when prepping for a show), we are inventorying and stocking it into the Reserve. We hope you will check regularly because this is going to be a constantly changing scene! Here you will find your favorite scummies, brights, tonals, greys, and SBs across so many of the Plucky bases. But, keep looking because there will also be mystery kits, project bags, Fringe Field bags, coffee mugs, pens, and on and on! About the only thing you won’t find will be a little black and white dog named Ox! He’s not leaving my side, nor I his. So glad to be home with my pups!

Please remember, items from the Reserve Shop are all ready to ship. Your Plucktober/vember project might be right there, waiting for you!

 

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Restocked!

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Yay! Plucky Reserve is back online with new search by color and base capabilities. Product will be added throughout the day and going forward as available. Let’s CHECK IT OUT!

 

 

Happy Go Plucky – Updates to the App!

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We’ve been busy!

As promised when we first launched the Plucky App, we are continually working behind the scenes to bring greater ease and more information into the app. This is an ongoing project!

In the coming days, look for an updated menu screen with direct access to announcements and to the shop (Reserve and Swag! Yes, we’re bringing more Swag back!).

You will also find a new layout for Ox’s Mystery Matches as well as additional information on the bases shown in photos.  You can expect to see more variety in Ox’s matches that will include patterns featuring 2, 4, 6, and up to 8 different colorways.  Ox will be noting the preferred Plucky base for each match, too! He’s particular that way 😉

We are continually working to make the Plucky App your most valuable planning tool.  More updates to come in the near future.

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Plucky Reserve…Our New Online Yarn Shop!

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We are so excited and grateful that only weeks after introducing Plucky Reserve, our new online yarn shop, it has been received with such enthusiasm! We take pride in listening to you and are so pleased to provide you with another buying style for Plucky yarn. One of our greatest priorities has been to find a way to reach those of you who might find the blog updates inconvenient or fast-paced Etsy sales a little too invigorating. And, to all of you…sometimes you just want a skein of insert your favorite base or color here. All these things led us to the addition of Plucky Reserve!, and we thank you for giving it such a warm welcome!

As you’re seeing, part of the fun of Plucky Reserve is that is ever-changing! The quantities, bases, and colorways available are regularly refreshed – you never know what hidden gems you may find in the shop! We are restocking the shop as inventory permits and our hope is that you continue to check back often to see what we have posted. Who knows what surprises you’ll find!

A few important items to keep in mind…

  • Plucky Reserve will not replace our pre-order blog updates, Classics, other clubs or even RTS (Ready To Ship) updates – it’s just a new way to shop! These updates are still the best way to get exactly what you want! We absolutely love to custom dye just for you in the quantities you need – for those projects you’ve had in mind and to make sure you have the quantity, colorway, and base your heart desires for that perfect Plucky project!
  • Plucky Reserve is another buying style designed with you in mind! It is the perfect addition to our blog updates and fast paced Etsy Instant Gratification updates. It’s also for those that want to try a new base before committing to a sweater quantity, or need a quick skein (or several) to whip up a hat or give as a gifts.
  • Plucky Reserve yarns are not OHW’s (one hit wonders). These are all the same Plucky yarns and colors you are accustomed to.
  • While it does not happen often and although there may be multiple skeins and even some sweater quantities in the same color and base, there could be slight variations due to the skeins being dyed at different times. Should you order multiples of a colorway on the same base, and there are matching skeins available, we will always do our best to send you the best matches available.
  • Shipping of your Plucky Reserve yarn will be within (4) business days after placing your order. The shipping rates that you are accustomed to during our regular updates will apply.
  • Due to careful inventory procedures, we will not be able to change or cancel an order once it has been placed.
  • Quantities are limited and will change frequently, but you’ll be able to see precisely what is available at that particular moment. Be sure to check back often!
  • Please note: There are no guarantees regarding predictability, availability, quantity, or restocking frequency. You can be sure, however, we will keep the Reserve stocked the best we can. Also, there will be no advance notice, and sales will be limited to stock on hand. And, this is exciting(!!), there may be one-of-a-kind or seasonal items in the shop as time allows.

Thank you, again, for shopping in Plucky Reserve. We are so excited to bring you another way to experience Plucky!

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As always, we are happy to help you! If you have any questions, please reference our FAQ or email us at customer service and we will do our best to serve you.