I dyed Grand Old Flag using a combination of different techniques. There's a long section of white, a long section of red, and then the remaining quarter of the skein has Navy blue with white sections to replicate the field of stars on Navy blue in the American flag.
I dyed it on Sock Perfection, which is made of 80% extra-soft merino and 20% nylon, making it perfect for socks or anything else you want to be machine washable and hard-wearing.
Grand Old Flag on Sock Perfection
450 yards / 3.5 oz / 4 plies
80% extra-soft superwash merino / 20% nylon
Care: Machine or hand wash cold and air dry
The last photo shows a swatch I knit up in this colorway using Sock Perfection. It should give you an idea of how the colorway will work up, but keep in mind that how it looks will vary a lot depending on the pattern, the yarn base, and even the individual skein.
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