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 and close-fitting to wear. Therefore, pure cotton cloth 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 cotton cloth:
This is one of the pure cotton cloths, and it is the best of them. It has the characteristics of pure cotton cloth, but it avoids the ease of pure cotton cloth. Disadvantages of wrinkles and easy pilling.
3. Polyester-cotton cloth:
This is a kind of cotton cloth made of polyester and cotton. It 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 because it contains polyester, but its water absorbency is a little worse than pure cotton.
4. Washed cotton:
Washed cotton is specially treated cotton. Through special processing methods, the surface of the cotton looks more shiny and feels 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 kind of cotton cloth suitable for summer. Ice cotton cloth is light, thin, 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, which gives the cotton the characteristics of Lycra’s high elasticity. 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