What Is Rib Fabric?
Rib fabric is a kind of knitted fabric in which a yarn forms a longitudinal loop on the front and back in turn. Rib knitted fabric not only has the properties of flat fabric such as spalling, curling and elongation, but also has greater elasticity.
Rib knitted fabric is a kind of knitted fabric. The surface of this kind of fabric looks like ribs. There are many types of rib knitted fabric, such as 1 * 1 rib, 2 * 2 rib and 3 * 3 rib. Pure cotton is often used as the raw material for rib knitted fabric production. In recent years, chemical fiber (polyester) rib fabric has gradually become popular. Of course, rib fabric has a wide range of uses, and it can be used to make base shirt, T-shirts and hooded-jumper.
Advantages of Rib Fabric
Because of the particularity of knitting method, knitted fabric will have better elasticity, so rib fabric will also have better elasticity. The clothes made of elastic cloth also have many advantages. Firstly, the clothes can recover quickly after deformation, and are not easy to wrinkle and crease. Secondly, the clothes will not have a sense of restraint. Whether the clothes are close to the body or outside, they will make you very comfortable.
The rib fabric made of cotton will have a softer hand feel. Of course, the rib fabric has a clear grain, and its fabric is beautiful and easy to match. Therefore, this kind of fabric is also favored by fashion designers. In clothing stores, you can see all kinds of rib T-shirt and sweater products.
The production cost of rib knitted fabric is not high. The cotton and polyester are raw materials that are relatively easy to be obtained , so the rib knitted fabric products are relatively affordable by ordinary people. The wholesale price of rib fabric is not high, which is 30 or 40 RMB per square meter.
Disadvantages of Rib Fabric
Rib knitted fabric basically has no major defects, chemical fiber rib knitted fabric is prone to pilling after being washed, and the pilling phenomenon will be alleviated to a certain extent after worn for a long time. Next, I will also introduce a type of rib knitted fabric that sells well.
Fine & Soft Rib Fabric
This type of rib knitted fabric is composed of 95% rayon and 5% spandex. The gram weight and width of the fabric are 210g / m2 and 165cm respectively. The fabric is soft and elastic. It is suitable for the production of clothes such as sanitary clothes and trousers. In China, the price of this fabric is 25 RMB per square meter.