Classification and difference of knitted rib: rib is the basic structure of double-sided circular knitted fabric, which is configured by the longitudinal row of the front coil and the longitudinal row of the reverse coil in a certain ratio. The common ones are 1+1 rib (flat rib), 2+2 rib and spandex rib. In terms of material composition.
Mainly animal fibers, plant fibers and chemical fiber composition of the three categories. The common material used for ribbing is sanseviera, which is made of acrylic worsted and has the characteristics of anti-pilling, anti-shrinkage, etc. It is also strong and has a thick feel. Very suitable for weaving winter clothing cuffs, hem, etc.. Other commonly used materials are also made of real sansa (chemical fiber + wool), mercerized cotton (vegetable fiber), low-stretch silk (chemical fiber), high-stretch silk (chemical fiber), artificial wool (chemical fiber), etc.
There are two major types of ribbing: one is horizontal machine ribbing; the other is circular machine ribbing. Horizontal machine ribbing can be divided into two sub-categories: large computerized flat knitting
machine ribbing and general flat knitting machine ribbing. Large computerized flat knitting machine is expensive and can weave patterns, while the general computerized flat knitting machine does not have this function. Now most of the horizontal machine ribbing on the market are woven by the general horizontal machine.