Besides the fact that there are different types of stitching when it comes to knitwear, there are also various amounts of knitwear fabric. Earlier years, cotton and silk were preferred over wool for knitwear. Interestingly enough, knitting was an occupation that was reserved only for men back in the 16th Century in France. And it was William Lee that created the knitting machine in 1589 😀 How cool is that? It is a centuries old activity…
What is a knitted fabric?
Knitted fabric is a material that is the outcome of knitting. Its framework is defined from woven fabric, which creates a more flexible structure, making it ideal for socks and hats.
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How do I take care of my knitwear?
The best care for your knitwear product is to simply wash it by hand or with a gentle machine cycle in warm water with a gentle detergent to get the best, long-lasting durability out of your products. Every so often, brush it with a soft clothes brush to get rid of the loose hairs and lint.
Why should I invest in knitwear?
Knitwear as a soft texture, is wrinkle-resistant, and has great flexibility. Wool is comfortable, gives a close fit and is an excellent heat retainer.