Do you know how many varieties of warp knitted fabrics there are?

- 2021-10-06-

Q:  Do you know how many varieties of warp knitted fabrics there are?


A: Warp knitted fabrics are usually made of polyester, polyamide and polypropylene filament as raw materials, as well as cotton, wool, silk, hemp, chemical fiber and its blended yarn. Common warp knitted fabrics are often made of chain weaving, warp flat weaving, warp satin weaving, warp oblique weaving and so on. There are many kinds of fancy warp knitted fabrics, such as mesh fabric, looped fabric, pleated fabric, plush fabric and weft lining fabric. Warp knitted fabrics have the advantages of good longitudinal dimensional stability, crisp, small detaching, no crimping and good air permeability, but its transverse extension, elasticity and softness are inferior to weft knitted fabrics.


(1) warp knitted jacquard fabric


Jacquard fabric, usually made of natural fibers and synthetic fibers, woven on warp knitting machines. After dyeing and finishing, the fabric has a clear pattern, three-dimensional feeling, crisp hand feel, changeable flower shape and good drape. Mainly used for making women's outerwear, underwear and skirt.


(2) Warp knitted loop fabric



Warp knitted looped fabric is a single-sided or double-sided looped fabric made of synthetic fiber as ground yarn, cotton yarn or cotton and synthetic fiber blended yarn as lining yarn, natural fiber, recycled fiber and synthetic fiber as looped yarn and looped fabric. This kind of fabric has plump and thick feel, solid and thick cloth body, good elasticity, moisture absorption and warmth preservation, stable ring structure and good wearing performance. Mainly used for making sportswear, lapel T-shirt, pajamas, children's wear and other fabrics.


(3) Warp knitted velvet fabric


It is a double-layer fabric made of base cloth and plush yarn by using Raschel warp knitting, with recycled fiber, synthetic fiber or natural fiber as the base cloth yarn, with acrylic fiber as the plush yarn, and then cut by the cashmere cutting machine, into two pieces of single-layer velvet. According to suede condition can be divided into velvet, velvet, yarn-dyed velvet. All sorts of suede can cross layout on fabric at the same time, form a variety of design and color. The surface of this kind of fabric is thick and tall, feeling thick and plump, soft, full of elasticity, good warmth preservation. Mainly used for making winter clothing, children's clothing and so on.


(4) warp knitted mesh fabric


Warp knitted mesh fabric is synthetic fiber, regenerated fiber, natural fiber as raw materials, using changes in the flat weave system, the surface of the fabric to form square, round, diamond, hexagonal, columnstrip, corrugated hole, hole size, distribution density, distribution state can be determined according to the needs. The fabric is made by bleaching and dyeing. The texture of the mesh fabric is light, elastic and air permeability is good, feel smooth and soft. Mainly used as summer shirt fabric for men and women.


(5) Warp knitting fabric


Warp knitting fabrics are often made of polyester silk or viscose silk as raw materials, and are interwoven with chain knitting and variable warp knitting. After the fabric is processed by the wool pulling process, it looks like woolen wool, with plump suede, dense and thick cloth body, crisp and soft feel. The fabric has good drape, easy washing, quick drying and no ironing, but static electricity accumulates in use and it is easy to absorb dust. There are many varieties of warp knitted suede, such as warp knitted golden velvet, etc. Warp knitted fleece fabrics are mainly used to make winter coats, windbreakers, jackets and trousers for men and women.


(6) Warp knitted polyester fabric


It is woven with low-stretch polyester yarns with the same denier number or with low-stretch yarns with different denier numbers as raw materials. The commonly used yarns are yarns that combine yarns and yarns. The fabric is dyed and processed to form plain fabrics, and its colors are plain hidden strips, hidden grids, plain bright strips, mingge, plain dark flowers, bright flowers and so on. The cloth of this kind of fabric is flat and straight, and the color is bright. There are thick, medium thick and thin types. Thin is mainly used to make shirt, skirt fabric; Medium thick, thick fabric can make men and women's coats, windbreakers, jackets, suits, trousers and so on.