Knitwit Light Bamboo Jersey Knit Fabric (195grams per square metre) is the lighter of our 2 weights of Bamboo Jersey and has 4% spandex.
The other Bamboo Jersey Knit (previously called Heavy Bamboo Jersey Knit) is heavier (265gsm) and has 8% spandex.
- a natural fibre knit that is suitable for tops or soft skirts
- very soft against the skin
- elegant to wear
- being a natural fibre, bamboo needs gentle washing and might need ironing.
This fabric has OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 certification that the fabric is harmless to health, and adheres to prescribed limit values for potentially harmful chemicals.
High stretch, by which we mean 50% stretch. If your pattern is sized for a medium stretch (25-35%) fabric, you can still use it, but you may need to take the garment in on the side seams after you have tried it on.
Four way stretch, by which we mean the fabric stretches in 2 directions: from selvedge to selvedge and also lengthways. If your pattern is sized for a two way stretch fabric, you can still use this fabric.
Peacock Blue | Crimson | Marine Blue | Black | White | Silver Grey | Beige Grey | Dark Taupe | Rose Pink | Red | Fuchsia | Navy | Paprika | Olive Bronze | Teal Green | Slate Blue | Candy Blue | Powder Blue | Wood Rose | Persian Red
Bamboo 96%/Spandex 4% 145cm wide Light weight – 195gsm Country of origin: China
Fabrics knitted from bamboo yarn are similar to fabrics knitted from rayon made from cellulose from other sources, such as wood pulp. In the US, bamboo yarn is required to be labelled “rayon made from bamboo”. Wikipedia deals with this and other controversies surrounding bamboo fabric.
Gentle machine wash in cold water. Wash separately. Do not soak or bleach or wring dry. Dry without delay away from direct sunlight or heat. Do not tumble dry. Cool iron only. Dry cleanable [P].