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