Rib Knit Fabric

Two yarns of same counts but in different colors are twisted together. Among these 2 colors, one color will be in the lighter shade and the other will be in the darker shade.


  • Rib knit fabrics have good elasticity and shape retention, especially in the width.
  • We can make sweaters, scarf, cap, socks, and winter gloves; also it can also be used as a neck-hem for t-shirts
  • Rib fabric can also be made in  Viscose, Cotton Viscose, Cotton Linen, Modal, Cotton Modal, Polyester Cotton, Polyester Viscose, Lycra etc
  • 1*1 and 2*2 are two of the common rib knit types

It is a knitted fabric with alternating raised and lowered rows. More elastic and durable than plain knits, they tend to fit the body and are used frequently in T-shirts, as well as for the trims of socks, sleeves, waists and necklines.It has a vertical cord appearance making it twice as thick than plain knit with greater dimensional stability. 

There are 2 basic types of rib knit fabric based on the sequence of knit and purl stitches. The 1×1 rib has a sequence of 1 knit and 1 purl stitch, while the 2×2 rib knit has 2 knit and 2 purl stitches sequence.


Available GSM:

150-320 gram/m2


  • Cuffs
  • Sleeves
  • Cardigans
  • Pullovers
  • Sweaters
  • Vests
  • Jackets
  • Dresses

Fabric Composition:

  • 100% Organic Cotton (only combed)
  • Organic Cotton Blends
  • 100% Cotton (OE, Carded or Combed)
  • Cotton Blends
  • Recycled Cotton Polyester Blends