What is scuba fabric best for?
Scuba fabric is a fabulous stretch jersey fabric that is great made into figure hugging dresses, tops and skirts. Scuba fabric is made from polyester and high-stretch spandex. It’s a type of double knit, with a smooth but fairly thick texture. It is springy so is perfect for shaping skirts.
What is the difference between scuba knit and neoprene?
The term scuba is often used interchangeably with the term neoprene. Neoprene is a similar feeling fabric, but with one major difference: the word neoprene refers to a thin piece of foam. This foam is then sandwiched between two thin layers of knit to create neoprene fabric.
Is scuba knit warm?
Like neoprene, scuba fabric is not renowned for being breathable, and can get quite warm, so it is probably not the best fabric choice for a summer dress.