Knitted Apparel Fabrics

Knitted Apparel Fabrics

Knitted fabrics are easily identified by visible looping. Knits also use the warp and weft terminology, with the 'V' shape warps referred to as wales and the weft 'U' like direction referred to as courses.

Common knit types include single jersey, double jersey (ponti), tricot (icon lace, swimwear lining) and interlock (kaleidoscope).

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  • Spots & Stripes Stripe Knit

    Spots & Stripes Stripe Knit

    This Spots & Stripes Stripe Knit add marvellous stripes to your sew projects!

    Reg: RM39.99 per metre


  •   Cross #2 Printed Combed Cotton

    Cross #2 Printed Combed Cotton

    Explore your creative side and jump straight into your next quilting and sewing projects with the fun and vibrant Cross #2 Printed Combed Cotton. This gorgeous print will add a stylish touch to your next creation. Shop the complete range of Combed Cotton online.

    Reg: RM59.99

    VIP: RM39.99


  • Colorado Jersey

    Colorado Jersey

    Colorado Jersey for all your fashion needs.

    Reg: RM18.00 - RM20.00 per metre


  • Sports Active Pique

    Sports Active Pique

    Add lovely and cool colour to your sew project with this Sports Active Pique Knit!

    Reg: RM10.00 per metre



  • ITY Jersey Knit

    ITY Jersey Knit

    Explore your creative side and jump straight into your next quilting and sewing projects with the fun and vibrant ITY Jersey Knit. This gorgeous print will add a stylish touch to your next creation. Shop the complete range of Knite Fabrics online.

    Reg: RM20.00 - RM44.99 per metre


  • Sports Active Pique Knit

    Sports Active Pique Knit

    Add lovely and vibrant colour to your sew project with this Sports Active Pique!

    Reg: RM10.00 - RM12.00 per metre


  • Combed Cotton Jersey

    Combed Cotton Jersey

    Explore your creative side and jump straight into your next quilting and sewing projects with the fun and vibrant Musk Combed Cotton Jersey. This gorgeous print will add a stylish touch to your next creation. Shop the complete range of Cotton Jersey online.

    Reg: RM39.99 - RM49.99

    VIP: RM27.99 - RM34.99


  •   Deluxe Ponte Double Knit

    Deluxe Ponte Double Knit

    Explore your creative side and jump straight into your next quilting and sewing projects with the fun and vibrant Deluxe Ponte Double Knit. This gorgeous print will add a stylish touch to your next creation. Shop the complete range of Knite Fabrics online.

    Reg: RM49.99

    VIP: RM29.99



  •   Performance Cotton Lycra

    Performance Cotton Lycra

    Add in simplicity and lovable plain design to your sew projects with this Performance Cotton Lycra! Performance Cotton Lycra is a smooth knit fabric comprised of natural cotton with a small percent of Spandex or Lycra. It has strong stretch and provide high comfortability. It is perfect to make high...

    Reg: RM59.99

    VIP: RM35.99


  • Platinum Fleece

    Platinum Fleece

    Desirable and stylish, this Platinum Fleece is definitely the fleece you need for your upcoming projects! Choose from its array of colours to suit your needs.

    Reg: RM16.00 - RM44.99 per metre


  • Platinum Fleece

    Reg: RM16.00 - RM18.00 per metre


  • Platinum Fleece

    Reg: RM18.00 per metre



  • Platinum Fleece

    Platinum Fleece

    Desirable and poise, this Platinum Fleece is definitely the fleece you need for your upcoming projects! Choose from its array of colours to suit your needs.

    Reg: RM18.00 - RM44.99 per metre


  • Minky Chevron Polar Fleece

    Minky Chevron Polar Fleece

    Get kinky and get creative with this Minky Chevron Polar Fleece! Dun and hype design that suit almost any sew projects you've had in mind, this delightful material surely adds nicely to your creative sewing.

    Reg: RM20.00 per metre


  • Husky Anti Pill Plain Polar Fleece

    Husky Anti Pill Plain Polar Fleece

    Husky Anti Pill Plain Polar Fleece will add a creative touch to your next sewing or craft project.

    Reg: RM24.99 per metre


  •   Arctic Adventure Polar Fleece

    Arctic Adventure Polar Fleece

    Add a decorative touch to your next sewing or crafting project with the stunning Arctic Adventure Polar Fleece.

    Reg: RM29.99

    VIP: RM14.99



  •   Coral Nursery Fleece

    Coral Nursery Fleece

    Coral Nursery Fleece will add a creative touch to your next sewing or craft project.

    Reg: RM29.99

    VIP: RM14.99


  • Husky Plain Polar Fleece

    Husky Plain Polar Fleece

    Husky Plain Polar Fleece will add a creative touch to your next sewing or craft project.

    Reg: RM24.99 per metre


  •   Minky Plain Polar Fleece

    Minky Plain Polar Fleece

    Plain yet astonishingly fresh, this Minky Plain Polar Fleece is definitely the fabric you're searching for! Made with high quality and comforting material, add this to your sew projects and fell in love with simplicity.

    Reg: RM44.99

    VIP: RM22.49


  •   Coral Nursery Fleece

    Coral Nursery Fleece

    The Coral Nursery Fleece will add a creative touch to your next sewing or craft project.

    Reg: RM29.99

    VIP: RM14.99


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Can I purchase knitted apparel fabrics at Spotlight?

Yes, Spotlight stock a wide variety of knitted apparel fabrics including jersey, Ponta di Roma, double knits, ribbing and many more. Moist of our fabrics are available by the metre, except a few which are available in pre-cut pieces. This is more economical if for instance you only need a small piece for some cuffs or a waistband, or want to use some for craft projects.

What are the features of knitted apparel fabric?

In principle, there are two main types of knitted apparel fabrics, weft-knitted and warp-knitted.

Weft-knitted fabric is made by looping together long lengths of yarn. It can be made by hand or machine. The yarn runs in rows across the fabric. If a stitch is dropped, or the fabric is damaged, it will ladder down the length of the fabric. The fabric is stretchy and comfortable and is used for socks, T-shirts and jumpers.

In warp-knitted fabric, the loops interlock vertically along the length of the fabric. Warp knits are slightly stretchy and do not ladder. Warp-knitted fabric is made by machine. It is often used for swimwear and underwear.

What are the benefits of knitted apparel fabric?

Some of the main benefits of knitted fabrics are:

Stretch - Sewing with knitted fabric can be a challenge, mainly because these fabrics have plenty of stretch and the edges may curl up as you work. However, this feature makes it possible to create form-fitting garments that do not require buttons, zippers or hooks. Knit materials stretch in all four directions, which is useful for creating comfortable t-shirts, underwear and other one-piece garments.

Easy Care - Depending on the material used in the fabric and the size of the knitting, knit fabrics are usually easy to care for. Most of them are suitable for machine washing, although a gentle temperature and spin speed are recommended. Wool knits do need more care, with most of them requiring hand washing in warm water with liquid soap, and air-drying flat to avoid stretching the garment's shape.

Comfortable to Wear - Most people like knitted fabrics for their softness, warmth and stretch. The softness does depend on the fabric or material yarns used. Properly cared for knitted fabrics retain their shape and elasticity and do not wrinkle easily, which increases their aesthetic appeal.

Knitted fabrics are also easier to produce than woven ones, involving fewer man hours and machinery, so the cost is usually lower than that of woven fabrics, but they may be less durable.

Does Spotlight sell other types of fabric too?

Yes, as well as over 400 different types of knitted apparel fabric, available in many different colourways and designs, Spotlight stocks a full range of woven fabrics and specialty fabrics, and the range is further extended with decorating and interior fabrics, craft fabrics and general-purpose fabrics, so check out the full range today!

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