Quality Fibers & Yarns


Straus Knitting Mills is a custom knit manufacturer. Our raw materials and fibers include Stretch Nylon, Spun Nylon, Cordura, Supplex, Cotton, PolyCotton, Acrylic, Spun Polyester, Textured Polyester, Kevlar, Nomex, Wool, X-Static, Vectran, Repreve, Beltron, and many more common and exotic yarns.

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Exploring the Versatility: A Comprehensive Overview of Fibers Utilized in at Straus Knitting Mills

We will dye your order to meet your approved color specification.

Features of Stretch Nylon

  • Strong and Resilient
  • Highly elastic
  • Outstanding shape retention, lending to wrinkle resistance
  • Low moisture absorption = dries quickly
  • Excellent abrasion resistance


We provide stretch nylon fabrics and trims in a variety of styles. Find below a small sample of w we offer:

  • Popular weights
  • 4-way stretch
  • Double knits
  • Stripes & Welts
  • Jacquards, Logos, or Unique Textures
  • Finished Goods

Some of our Cordura® styles have completed 50,000 cycles of an abrasion test, and when the test was finished the fabric appeared untested.

Features of Cordura®

  • Excellent wear performance
  • Incredible abrasion resistance
  • Provides a good balance between light weight and durability
  • Easily cleaned and quick to dry
  • Comfortable against the skin

We use Supplex® fibers in our fabrics. If you have ever pet a rabbit…

Features of Supplex®

  • Unbeatable Softness
  • Easy to care for
  • Resists wrinkles
  • Dries quickly
  • Lightweight and breathable

Provides exceptional comfort for the wearer and is cost effective.

Features of Cotton/Poly Cotton

  • All-natural
  • Soft & absorbent
  • Comfortable
  • Low luster
  • PolyCotton is cotton blended with polyester to add strength and reduce wrinkling of the fabric.

We stock many colors of Acrylic yarns.

Features of ACRYLIC

  • Good appearance
  • Soft, bulky, warm
  • Lightweight
  • Resists wrinkling

We produce many fabrics made from Kevlar®.

Features of Kevlar®

  • Cut and slash and ballistic protection
  • Extremely high tenacity
  • Outstanding stability to heat – retains strength after exposure to heat
  • Superior resistance to many chemical agents

Vectran® is a unique fiber offering superior protective measures for the wearer.

Features of Vectran®

  • Abrasion resistant
  • Resistant to liquids
  • Cut and slash resistant
  • Retains strength

Has the same color fast properties as textured polyester while offering a more comfortable feel for the wearer.

Features of Spun Poly

  • Comfortable to the wearer
  • Color fast
  • Resists wrinkling
  • Excellent launderability

Textured Poly is highly abrasion resistant, comfortable, and color fast.

Features of Textured Poly

  • Strong fiber with good abrasion resistance
  • Resistance to wrinkling
  • Low moisture regain
  • High degree of wickability
  • Excellent launderability
  • Cost effective
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Wool is a natural and sustainable fiber t helps keep you warm when cold, cool when hot, and dries quickly with unparalleled performance to many man-made fibers.

Features of Wool

  • Eco friendly
  • Comfortable
  • Sustainable

We have developed many fabrics primarily for the Cleanroom industry by blending conductive fibers with other yarns.

We offer four types of conductive fibers:

  •  X-Static
  • Beltron
  • Resistat
  • Nega-Stat

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