Sport Lycra®

Durable, strong and stretchy for truly functional performance wear

Sport Lycra®
Sport Lycra®
Sport Lycra®
Sport Lycra®
Sport Lycra®
Sport Lycra®
Sport Lycra®
Sport Lycra®
Sport Lycra®

Printable Width

56" wide

Weight

8.5 oz per square yard

Fabric Content

88% polyester, 12% Invista Lycra®

Fabric Construction

Knit, Jersey

Fabric Details

Sport Lycra®

Sport Lycra is a durable knit fabric with an 88% polyester and 12% Lycra construction. Medium-weight and nearly opaque with 4-way stretch, Sport Lycra features vibrant color and UPF protection that stands up to swimming pools and saltwater alike, making it the perfect choice for custom swimwear. A moisture-wicking finish paired with good stretch recovery also makes Sport Lycra an ideal choice for athletic apparel, including dance costumes, leotards, leggings and headbands.

Color
Optic white
Use Cases
Athletic apparel, swimwear, leggings
Care Instructions
Wash separately in cool water using a gentle machine cycle. Machine dry using a low temperature or permanent press setting and remove promptly to avoid wrinkles.
Country of Origin
USA
Printing
Single-sided, digitally printed in the US or Germany using eco-friendly, water-based inks.

Specifications

Fabric Width
60" (152 cm) wide
Weight
8.5 oz/square yd (290 gsm)
Fabric Content
88% polyester, 12% Invista Lycra®
Fabric Construction
Knit, Jersey
Color
Optic white
Estimated Shrinkage
2-3% length x 0-1% width - Some shrinkage may occur during the print process and/or when washed. Pre-washing your fabric is recommended for most projects.
Stretch
4-way: ≥ 50% horizontal stretch; ≥ 25% vertical stretch
Pilling
(1 Severe Pilling - 5 No Pilling)
5
UVA/UVB
99.89%/ 99.84%
UPF Rating
50+
Colorfastness to Perspiration - Acid
(1 high degree of color change/staining - 5 no color change/staining)
5
Colorfastness to Perspiration - Alkaline
(1 high degree of color change/staining - 5 no color change/staining)
5
Colorfastness to Sea Water
(1 high degree of color change/staining - 5 no color change/staining)
5
Colorfastness to Pool Water
(1 high degree of color change/staining - 5 no color change/staining)
5
Features
Advanced Moisture Management Wicking Finish

Sewing Recommendations

Needle Type
Stretch
Needle Size
100, 110 (16, 18)
Thread Size
40, 45, 50, 60
Stitches per inch/cm
10-12 per inch (4-5 per cm)
Thread Type
100% polyester - Heavy

$34.00/Yard

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