SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Platinum Sponsor
Fashion Fabrics Club
Fashion Fabrics Club

Forum > Fabrics and more... > Fabric.com baby rib knit? ( Moderated by CynthiaSue)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Fabric.com baby rib knit?
good recovery, good for summer tees?
Liz in Cville
star
Liz in Cville  Friend of PR
Advanced Beginner
Member since 5/28/11
Posts: 287
Send Message

      



Date: 5/2/13 3:35 PM

has anyone used this baby rib knit from Fabric.com? I am wondering whether it has good recovery and is a nice fine rib and light summer weight.

Assuming by the time I get a swatch it could be all gone, or close. Oh, and I'm cheap.

TIA,
Liz

------
Twitter: @SewKnitStash

diane s
star
diane s  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Oregon USA
Member since 8/24/02
Posts: 4763
Send Message

      
thumbsup 1 member likes this.



Date: 5/2/13 11:18 PM

I don't have any of the fabric.com rib knit, but it's been my experience that rib knits don't have much recovery unless there is a hint of lycra.

------
My grandmother taught me to sew when I was 10, and I've been sewing ever since.

clt3
clt3
Intermediate
Ohio USA
Member since 2/6/06
Posts: 991
Send Message

      



Date: 5/3/13 6:29 AM

Ann at sewbaby.com has rib knits with lycra. Check the home page, she's having a sale right now.

------
Singer 66-16. Singer 600e, Kenmore 158.1913 , Viking 1100, Brother 4000D, Brother Quattro, Bernina 930, White 634DE,
Babylock Evolve, 2 Featherweights ,Pfaff Creative Performance,Janome Coverpro 1000CPX






ChrisS
star
ChrisS
Intermediate
Alaska USA
Member since 5/30/07
Posts: 161
Send Message

      



Date: 5/3/13 11:40 PM

I have some of that baby rib knit. Its pretty light weight so it has a nice drape. As for recovery it pretty much has none. If you want a loose fitting tee it might be ok but I wouldn't use it for a tee that was more form fitting and needed to have some shape and recovery.

Liz in Cville
star
Liz in Cville  Friend of PR
Advanced Beginner
Member since 5/28/11
Posts: 287
Send Message

      



Date: 5/4/13 4:21 PM

thanks everyone!

------
Twitter: @SewKnitStash

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Fabrics and more... >> Fabric.com baby rib knit?

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Put it on the Bias
Put it on the Bias

Register

Clone Your Favorite Garment
Clone Your Favorite Garment

Register

Simplicity 9158

photo
by: globalgran

Review
You Sew Girl Beach Bag Pattern

You Sew Girl Beach Bag Pattern

Buy Now
Paradiso Designs Okashi Courier Bag Pattern

Paradiso Designs Okashi Courier Bag Pattern

Buy Now
No Pattern Used 0000

photo
by: Renren

Review

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.