This toasted almond ribbed viscose jersey fabric is an alternative colourway to ivory and silver-grey versions we’ve had in the past. It’s an understated classic of its kind – perfect for layering under or over other garments and depending on your pattern design choice, will be equally versatile in the warmer months as is the winter.
What kind of fabric is this?
This almond ribbed viscose fabric has a high viscose content with a some polyester added for durability.There’s also some elastane to add some resilience to the stretch-and-return. This is a single-knit fabric in which the flat, upward-facing ribs at 7.5mm are somewhat wider than the 4mm ‘troughs’.
What does this fabric feel like?
This is a beautifully-smooth fabric which will be wonderfully comfortable next to the skin. We can report with confidence that this refined finish endures over time – we’ve worn garments in earlier colour ways of this fabric that have been worn day after day and laundered several times without any deterioration in look or feel.
How does this fabric move?
The high viscose content of this almond ribbed viscose jersey fabric gives it a graceful movement as you can see from this video. The stretch here is around 50% across the width of this fabric, with a limited 10% down its more stable length.
NOTE: Our videos are intended to show the movement of a fabric. For accurate colour and pattern detail, please refer to our still images.
Will I need to line this fabric?
Our classic almond ribbed viscose jersey fabric is a medium-weight single-knit jersey and you might reasonably expect a fabric of that structure and in this colour to be far less opaque than it is. In fact we’d be more than happy to wear this fabric as a single layer, even as a dress. A slip might help with smoothing your lines and helping with movement against the body – but wouldn’t be required for purposes of modesty.
What can I make with this fabric?
Longline cardigans, tops and tunics are all options for this toasted almond ribbed viscose jersey fabric as they’ll use the negative ease inherent in the fabric. However long, casual shell or T-shirt style dresses will also work well. They’ll hold a columnar line with the stretch in the fabric structure providing the ease required for plenty of activity.
Back with the knit top idea though – we’ve used the Debra Zebra Knit Top pattern from Style Arc with an earlier colourway of this fabric – you can see it in Alice’s blog here. It’s a really easy pattern and perfect for creating a base layer at this time of year.
70% viscose, 26% polyester, 4% spandex.
Machine wash separately at 30º or 40º
Machine wash at 30º or 40º.
See our Fabric care pages for more information.