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What is knitted fabric? What are the advantages and disadvantages?

Update:17 Jun
The fabric is called knitted fabric after the yarn is twisted into a loop by knitting needles and then strung on top of each other. It can be divided into knitted and woven fabrics according to the form of the yarn in the fabric. Knitting can be divided into warp knitting and weft knitting, in the field of clothing and home textiles knitted fabrics will be used more.

 What is knitted fabric? What are the advantages and disadvantages?

Knitted fabrics usually use cotton, linen, wool, silk and other natural fibers as raw materials, but with the upgrading of fabric research and development technology, polyester, acrylic and other chemical fiber raw materials are also used as raw materials, for this reason, the performance of knitting needles is also greatly improved, more and more clothing manufacturers like to use knitted fabrics.
The advantages of knitted fabrics:

1, because of the knitting characteristics of knitted fabrics, so that the fabric loops are surrounded by a large stretch space, so the stretch and elasticity of the fabric are very good, the fabric can be worn without limiting human activities (such as jumping and bending, etc.), is the production of sportswear preferred fabrics.

2, knitting raw materials are natural fibers or some fluffy texture of chemical fibers, their yarn twist is low, and fabric tissue loose porous, this characteristic largely reduces the friction between the clothes and skin, the fabric is soft and comfortable, very suitable as the raw material for intimate apparel.

3, knitted fabrics are air pocket structure, plus the natural fiber itself has a certain moisture absorption and breathability, so the knitted fabrics are very breathable and cool, and now a large part of the market summer clothes are using knitted fabrics.

4, mentioned above knitted fabrics have excellent stretch, so the fabric can automatically recover after being stretched by external forces and not easy to leave wrinkles, if the knitted fabrics of chemical fiber class after washing is also very easy to feel dry.

The disadvantages of knitted fabrics.

Knitted fabrics are easy to wear for a long time or after washing the phenomenon of pilling or pilling, fabric structure is relatively loose, easy to wear and shorten the service life of clothing. The size of the fabric is not stable, if the natural fiber knitted fabric is likely to appear shrinkage.

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