Knit fabric hands down is one of the most versatile fabrics, which is why it is very common today in the garment industry. It is immensely used in clothing; from casual wear to semi-formal to work wear! Knit is sturdy, easy to work with and stylish.
You can use knit in so many ways and styles because of its versatility. The options are so innumerable that you are going to want to sew knit fabrics all the time!
There is an enormous range of knit fabrics to choose from and that is why we are going to take out all the thinking and finding for you. We are bringing to you our top 6 picks of the best high-quality knit fabrics.
Let’s dive right in to our reviews of the best knit fabrics out there!
Field’s Fabrics Knit Fabric is another exciting and fun range of knit fabrics. Their collection is full of exciting colors, fun designs and gorgeous textures; the projects that you can make with this assortment are endless!
The fibers in their knit fabrics vary as some are blends of Cotton and Polyester while others are 100% Polyester. The knit fabrics that they offer are lightweight, long-lasting and only a bit stretchy. All sold by the yard and cut to order.
It is suitable for machine-wash and tumble-dry.
Field’s Fabrics is very well-received by the people of the sewing community because of quality fabrics and their knit fabrics are no exception.
You will not be disappointed with the designs and colors they have to offer!
We found the Birch Fabrics knit fabric collection really interesting as they have a huge variety in the designs, colors, and the fabric itself!
They have the knit fabrics in solids and cute nifty designs. Most of their knit fabrics are made up of Organic Cotton (95%) and Elastane (5%) meaning that it is smooth, soft, and stretchy.
You can tell them exactly how much you need and they will send it to you in one continuous piece (which is great). Birch fabrics knit fabrics do have a 5% rate of shrinkage so you will need to order more than you need and pre-wash the fabric before using.
It can be machine-washed (30°C and on gentle cycle).
Birch Fabrics has a very nice collection of knit fabrics that we enjoyed as well. They have all the precautions and details mentioned in the description which really is impressive.
Their knit fabrics could turn into amazing tank tops, shirts, skirts and etc.
Fabric Merchants is yet another reputed manufacturer of fabrics and they do offer high-quality knit fabrics as well! All of their knit fabric is made of 5% Lycra Spandex and 95% Cotton, meaning that the knits are comfortable and breathable!
The width mentioned of the knits is 58 inches. All are sold by the yard and cut to order. Their knit fabrics are incredibly diverse when it comes to designs and colors.
Fabric Merchants Knit Fabrics can be machine-washed.
Some can be tumble-dried and some require hang drying (so please do check the details of each material before laundering).
Fabric Merchants Knit Fabric collection is full of beautiful colors, designs, patterns and textures; from objects to seasons to animals to floral to polka dots!
They even have galaxy-themed designs (how cool is that?!) Their prices are unbelievably reasonable too!
E.Z Fabric Inc.
E.Z Fabric Inc. has one of the most unique, jazzy and fun knit fabric collection. It is made up of 98% Polyester and 2% Lycra Spandex that gives it the properties of being lightweight, comfy, and stretchy. All of their knits are 58” inches, sold by the yard and cut to order.
The colors of the knit fabric are quite vibrant, eye-catching, and retentive.
It can be machine-washed or tumble-dried.
E.Z Fabric Inc. offers a very nice curated collection of the knit fabrics with striking colors and patterns.
The prices of these knits do sit on the higher side but we think after turning them into beautiful projects, it will be all worth it!
Eagle Fabrics too, puts forward an amazing collection of high-quality knit fabrics. They have many options for the different types of knits available (to name a few: rib knit, jersey knit and etc.) which is the reason why the fiber content varies from type to type. That is not all, they offer different colors and textures too in their knits; beautiful solids, floral prints, stripes and etc.
Each material that they offer is very well made and priced reasonably.
The washing and care instructions of the materials vary so please do check them before confirming a purchase.
All are sold by the yard and cut to order.
Eagle Fabrics’ fabrics are very well crafted and durable. The options they offer are exceptional and stunning.
You can create many cool projects with their fabric and it is going to last long no matter which material you choose to buy from them!
Fashion Fabrics Club
Fashion Fabrics Club has a huge variety of knit fabrics. Their collection has more of the sophisticated and modern-inspired designs, which seem to attract people more. They have solid colors, floral prints, stripes and even cheetah prints (wow) and much more! Such designs and colors can turn into really great casual or semi-formal dresses and shirts.
The fiber content is not the same in each material as they offer different types of knits, which is why the composition, weight and care-instructions of each material vary. Make sure to check the washing instructions before confirming an order.
Every material is sold by the yard and cut to order.
Fashion Fabrics Club offers more sophisticated and modern designs which can turn into great projects. The options, designs, colors and textures are simply amazing.
Fashion Fabrics Club’s Fabrics are one of our favorites too!
We hope that you soon get to sewing and embroidering your fabric into something even more exceptional! Let your imagination run wild.
We wish you all the best of sewists’ and embroiderers’ luck!