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Grand Old Flag - Self Striping Sock Yarn

You're a Grand Old Flag

by George M. Cohan

You're a grand old flag,
You're a high flying flag
And forever in peace may you wave.
You're the emblem of
The land I love.
The home of the free and the brave.
Ev'ry heart beats true
'neath the Red, White and Blue,
Where there's never a boast or brag.
Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
Keep your eye on the grand old flag.

It's Star and Stripes, Forever....in a new wider stripe format!  This new bolder look will give you more pattern options, both for socks, and for other projects like scarves, hats, and baby items.  So be patriotic, and pick up some yarn for quick and easy projects that will wow your friends!  

Sample sock is 64 stitches around, about 8 stitches per inch.  This is the Penny Sock pattern.  If you'd like to see what others have done with this yarn, please check out the projects on Ravelry.

The yarn is Safari, which is a smoother yarn than shown (see Woodland Wildflowers or Villa Nova).  
75% Superwash Corriedale Wool, 25% Nylon
3 ply
~430 yards, 115 grams (One skein is plenty for an adult pair of socks.  Some have made two pairs of ankle socks!)
7 Stitches per 1" on # 0-3 needles
Hand Dyed with Lanaset professional dyes for bright, long lasting color.

For best results, hand wash cool with wool safe wash, dry flat.  Can machine wash.  This yarn is dyed in lots of 4 skeins, you will receive yarn from the same lot of you order more than one.

I am always making more, if this listing is sold out, please check back, or use the contact form.  Thanks!

NEW....check out our mini-skeins if you need a bit more yardage.

USD $30.00
4 in stock


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