Introduction and development trend of woolen sweater
Wool sweater clothing is commonly known as sweater clothing, also known as wool knitted clothing, is the wool yarn or wool - type chemical fiber yarn woven into knitted clothing. Hand-knitted garments appeared in the Euphrates and Tigris rivers of western Asia around 1000 BC. In 1862, an American named R.I.W. ram invented the double and reverse flat knitting machine, on which sweaters were made into sheets for stitching into garments, marking the beginning of machine-knitted woollen garments.
It has a history of more than 80 years that woollen yarn has been used to produce sweaters on flat knitting machines in China. Before liberation, the production technology of sweaters in China was very backward, and the raw materials were mainly imported. After liberation, especially since the early 1980s, the design, production process, technology and equipment of sweaters in China have made remarkable progress.
Because the comfortable performance of wool fabric is also very superior, and use it as the raw material of knitted underwear and shirt, and the inherent characteristics of its transformation. People think highly of the excellent wearability of wool fabrics, and devote themselves to developing new finishing technology of wool fabrics, such as mechanical washable wool finishing, soft and smooth wool finishing, cool color dry and cool wool finishing, more optimized wool performance, so that it can meet the needs of a variety of clothing.
With the improvement of people's living standards, people in the clothing needs more light and soft, rich in elasticity, elongation and drape, good permeability, and fashionable style, bright color clothing. Because these demands are the superiority of sweater clothing, therefore, sweater clothing occupies an increasingly important position in the whole clothing field. Sweater garment is developing towards outerwear, serialization, fashion, art, high grade and branding.