Knitted fabrics are made of loops connected in series, and can be divided into weft knitted fabrics and warp knitted fabrics according to different knitting methods. The intuitive difference between warp knitting and weft knitting is that the texture on the front and back is the same as weft knitting, and the vertical one is warp knitting. In other places, the difference between warp knitting and weft knitting is also more obvious.
In terms of the extensibility of the fabric, the warp knitting has limited elongation, usually a little in the transverse direction, and almost no longitudinal direction. The weft knitting has good extensibility in both the longitudinal and transverse directions. In terms of fabric dismantling, warp knitting is not easy to dismantle, and weft knitting is easy to dismantle. In terms of production efficiency, warp knitting can only knit flat fabrics and semi-finished products, and weft knitting can produce flat and cylindrical fabric rolls, which can be woven into garments, garment pieces, and forming fabrics. In terms of production volume, warp knitting can only be produced in a certain batch, and weft knitting can be produced in small batches.