THE HOME OF HEMP BLAZING THE ECO TRAIL SINCE 1995
A heavy-weight Hemp &Lycra Rib Tubular Knit fabric - perfect for when you need that slight stretchy-ness.
|Material||52% Org Hemp, 43% Org Cotton, 5% Spandex|
|Yarn Spec||21s Double Ply|
|Surface and Feel||soft, good stretch|
|Features||anti-bacterial, UV resistant, breathable, pre-washed|
|Country of Origin||China|
|Yarn Origin||Hemp: China, Organic Cotton: Turkey|
|Care||Machine Wash 30, Hang to Dry|
|Uses||T-shirts, Tops, Sweatshirt/Jumper/Hoodie, Dresses, Skirts, Shorts, Leggings, Cuffs/Collars/Waistbands|
This is a soft, stretchy material that is light in colour and makes great clothes. Rib knit fabrics are commonly used for sleeves and neckbands, as well as full sustainable garments such as t-shirts or lightweight sweatshirts and hoodies. Perfect for eco-friendly, comfortable sportswear and much more!
Our organic rib knit fabric is made with hemp, cotton and lycra resulting in a soft yet durable textile. If you've been searching for the perfect sustainable rib knit, and perhaps you were looking at organic cotton rib knit fabrics, then you've struck lucky with this one! Not only does it contain organic cotton, but also organic hemp which is even more environmentally friendly.
This sustainable fabric is a joy to sew with, and is a highly versatile textile. The only limits are your imagination! Order a sample swatch today and find out just why we love this eco fabric so much!
Please note, natural fabrics will shrink when washed anywhere from 5%-12% depending upon the weave and composition. Always pre-wash first to desired temperature.
All natural fabrics will shrink unless they have been hammered by high temperature washes, treatments and finishes - all of that contributes to a larger footprint on our planet - at the hemp shop we never do that.
Priced per full metre length plus offers on 10m, 25m, 50m & 100m. For orders of 50m and above, please contact us for stock/delivery times.
We always recommend checking with a new swatch before ordering, as the minimal treatment and organic cultivation methods may result in subtle changes in the hemp fibres from batch to batch. So the fabric you bought last year might be subtly different to the fabric you buy today.
Please check the fabric for any faults, imperfections or marks as soon as it arrives, as we are unable to accept returns of washed or cut fabric. Due to the minimal sustainable methods used during the production of the yarns, our fabrics are never intensively bleached, and as such they retain all of their natural character. Slubs and slight discolourations in hemp fabrics are not flaws, they are part and parcel of working with such pure and natural fibres.
Hemp is a natural plant fibre. It is 100% biodegradable and does not harm the environment in any way!
It keeps you warm when it’s cool and cool when it’s hot.
Hemp naturally fights off bacteria and fungi such as mold, keeping your fabric smelling fresh. It's also hypoallergenic, making it a perfect choice for anyone with allergies to other natural fibres.
Hemp’s hollow shafts mean it is breathable, and also insulating.
Hemp is the worlds only naturally UV resistant fabric, perfect for keeping the harmful rays of the sun from damaging your skin.
Hemp is an extremely durable, hard wearing fabric. 5x the tensile strength of cotton and 3x more durable. It also gets softer with age.
Hemp is a highly absorbent fabric, meaning it retains the colour and quality when dyed, much more than cotton or linen.
Hemp doesn’t lose shape easily and having an elastic fibre, results in less creasing when compared to some other natural fibres.
|Fabric Composition||Hemp/Cotton Blend|
|Suggested Uses||T-shirts, Tops, Sweatshirt/Jumper/Hoodie, Dresses, Skirts, Shorts, Leggings, Cuffs/Collars/Waistbands|
|Classifications||100% Natural, 100% Vegan, Breathable, Colourfast, Eco World, Pre-shrunk, UV Safe|
|Applicable Dangerous Goods Regulations||Not Applicable|
Yarn Spec: 21s, double ply (warp x weft)
Weight: 305gsm/sq yd
Width: Tubular 67 CM
Fabric: Organic: 52% Hemp/43% Cotton/5% Lycra
Colour: Natural, mid - bleach (eco oxygen) - PFD