Hancock Fabrics today announced its unaudited results for the fourth quarter and the full fiscal year. Net earnings for the 13 weeks ended January 28, 2001 increased 27 per cent to $5m, or $.31 per diluted share, compared with $4m, or $.22 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 1999. Sales decreased 2.1 per cent to $101.2m from $103.4m in the same quarter a year ago.