Mercerized cotton hand-knitting yarn and cotton in the raw material, process and texture of the difference

- Apr 12, 2018 -

In fact, mercerized cotton hand-knitting yarn is also a kind of pure cotton, but a more mercerized process than pure cotton. The raw materials it uses are generally Xinjiang cotton and American high-grade cotton, while pure cotton is the general cotton, which is the difference in raw materials.


Mercerized cotton hand-knitting yarn is made of cotton as raw material, worsted and made of high-weaving yarn, and then undergoes special processing steps such as singeing, mercerization, etc. to create a smooth, bright, soft and crease-resistant high-quality mercerized yarn. The cotton fabric is made of cotton as raw material, through the loom, the warp and weft yarns are interweaved by vertical and horizontal weaving.


Because of the difference in process and raw materials, mercerized cotton hand-knitting yarn is more expensive than ordinary cotton, but the high-quality knitted fabric made of mercerized cotton hand-knitting yarn not only completely retains the excellent natural characteristics of raw cotton, but also With the general luster of silk, the fabric has soft handfeel, breathable moisture, elasticity and drape. In addition to its rich colors, it is comfortable and casual to wear, fully embodying the wearer's temperament and taste. It is generally used in high-grade POLO shirts and T-shirts.


The cotton is currently divided into original cotton fabrics and regenerated cotton fabrics according to the actual processed cotton source. They have hygroscopicity, heat preservation, heat resistance, alkali resistance and hygienic properties. Although it is comfortable and breathable, it has a soft touch, but their biggest drawback is that they are prone to wrinkling and they are vulnerable to wear for a long time.


From this perspective, mercerized cotton hand-knitting yarn not only contains all the advantages of pure cotton, but more importantly, mercerized cotton is a noble product in cotton, not only feel good, comfortable to wear, but also good gloss, crisp, not easy to wrinkle , good air permeability, long-term wear is not deformed.

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