Knitted rib fabric and jersey are knitted fabrics. They are two kinds of knitted garments that are common in our life. Although they belong to knitted fabrics, the textures of the two garments are quite different due to different techniques. The following describes the difference between the two.
What is the difference between knitted ribs and jersey?
A knitted rib fabric is a knitted fabric in which a yarn is longitudinally formed on the front side and the back side in a wales, and has a dispersibility, curling property, and extensibility of a plain woven fabric, and also has a large elasticity. Commonly used in the collar and cuffs of T-shirts, it has a good body-closing effect, and has great elasticity. (It is larger than the elasticity of the pull-tab cotton) It is mainly used for casual style clothing.
The jersey is a thin knitted fabric that is often used as a close-fitting garment because of its high hygroscopicity. Generally, fine or medium-sized pure cotton or blended yarn is used to form a single-sided or double-sided fabric on a warp knitting or weft knitting machine with flat needles, tucks, ribs, jacquard, etc., and then dyed and printed. Finishing and then tailoring into a variety of styles of sweatshirts and vests.