From Italy, this is a rib knit. This rib knit is light to medium weight with 1/4"-3/8" stripes in black, red and grey with just a touch of lurex. The hand has soft body and soft drape. The repeat is 1-3/4" lengthwise. The stretch is 50% lengthwise and 25% crosswise with good recovery. Make a t-shirt, sheath dress, or bodysuit.