What is Knitted Fabric?
Knitted Fabric: Knitted fabrics provide comfortable wear to almost any garment. For making comfortable wear we first think about knitted garments. Though it has an open structure, most of the knitted garments contour to the body’s silhouette. That’s why knitted garments are so much popular as innerwear, bodywear, and sportswear.
Nice comfortable wear made of knitted fabric
Types of Knitted Fabric
There are basically two types of knit fabrics.
- Weft knits
- Warp knits
Weft knitting is the simplest method of converting a yarn into fabric. In weft, knitting loops are made in a horizontal way from a single yarn. In this way, the inter-meshing of loops takes place in a circular or flat form on a crosswise basis. Most of the weft knitting is of tubular form.
In warp knits yarn zigzag along the length of the fabric. In warp knits the number of stitches in a row is equal of the number of separate strands of yarn. It is almost done by machine, not by hand.
Engineer Sheikh Nurja
B.Sc Engineer of Textile