Cotton is the most common fabric, and many people like to wear cotton clothes. Cotton cloth is softer and has better water absorption and breathability. Especially for newborn babies, pure cotton clothes are most suitable. Cotton cloth is mainly used only for baby clothes, casual wear, shirts, underwear, etc. The editor below has sorted out the types of cotton fabrics and the characteristics of various cotton fabrics.
All types of cotton textiles are collectively called cotton cloth. Common types and characteristics of cotton cloth:
1. Pure cotton cloth:
Pure cotton cloth is made of cotton. It has good warmth retention, water absorption and breathability, and is more comfortable to wear. It is close-fitting, so pure cotton is often used to make close-fitting clothes, such as underwear, shirts, etc. However, pure cotton also has some disadvantages, that is, it is easy to pill and wrinkle, so if it is a pure cotton shirt, it needs to be ironed frequently.
2. Fine shuttle cotton cloth:
This is a kind of pure cotton cloth. It is one of the best products and has the characteristics of pure cotton, but avoids the shortcomings of pure cotton that is prone to wrinkles and pilling.
3. Polyester-cotton cloth:
This is a blend of polyester and cotton. Cotton cloth is called polyester-cotton cloth. It also has the disadvantage of pure cotton cloth being easy to pill, but it is softer than pure cotton cloth because it contains polyester, but its water absorption is slightly worse than pure cotton cloth.
4. Washed cotton:
Washed cotton is specially treated cotton. The treatment method makes the surface of cotton cloth look more shiny and feel more comfortable. Washed cotton has the characteristics of not deforming or fading, and some washed cotton will have a layer of plush on the surface, which makes it look more unique.
5. Ice cotton cloth:
From the name, you know that this is a Cotton fabric suitable for summer, ice cotton fabric is light, breathable and cool. Its main production method is to make a special coating on cotton cloth, which makes people feel cool to the touch. Ice cotton is suitable for women’s dresses, shorts, T-shirts, etc.
6. Lycra cotton:
Lycra is added to cotton to make Lycra cotton. , giving cotton the characteristics of high elasticity of Lycra. In fact, Lycra is a kind of artificial elastic fiber. Lycra cotton has very good elasticity and can be used in combination with any fabric without changing the appearance of the original fabric. It is an invisible fiber.
7. Mercerized cotton cloth:
Mercerized cotton cloth is also made of cotton as raw material. But it uses carefully selected high-grade cotton, so it is a high-grade cotton cloth. It not only has the advantages of pure cotton, but also has unique characteristics, such as high gloss, not easy to fade, and high elasticity.
Summary: The above introduces you to the seven common types of cotton cloth and the characteristics of these cotton cloths. You can use these characteristics to identify what kind of cotton it is when buying clothes