Honor & Duty -- 4-ply Superwash Merino/Nylon -- Rocket Sock Medium

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This base is a special collection that will only be available for a short time.

This thin red line colorway is produced in honor of those who serve in our fire departments and who risk their lives in so many ways to rescue us in our time of need and to keep our communities safe. 

Rocket Sock Medium is a round, squishy, super-soft 4-ply 75/25 superwash merino/nylon  fingering weight yarn. It has a medium twist and is a little bit thicker than the standard Rocket Sock base. It is an excellent choice for socks, shawls, and sweaters. The stitch definition is amazing!

Because the non-toxic dye is fixed using a completely eco-friendly process, you don't have to fear that these amazing colors will fade or bleed under normal washing machine conditions. Colors blend into one another easily. Rocket Sock is the definitive choice in hand-painted yarns for your most stunning knitting or crochet projects. How beautiful would this colorway be as a shawl, a lace scarf, or a pair of socks?

All of our Rocket Sock yarn is dyed by hand in very small batches of 1, 2, or 3 hanks at a time.  Each hank is hand painted at Cedar Hill Farm and each is unique in patterning, even if multiple hanks are available in the same colorway.  The intensity of color may vary from skein to skein due to the natural uptake ability of the fiber.

Per hank information:

Yarn Type: Fingering weight (4-ply)
Length: 437 yards (399.5 m)
Weight: 1 hank = 3.6 0z / 102 g
Content: 75/25 Superwash Merino/Nylon
Gauge: 8-9 stitches per inch on US #1-3 needles
Care: Machine or hand wash; dry flat best results

Excellent stitch definition. Nylon component helps to eliminate pilling to preserve the elasticity of the yarn.