Flow Chart of Knit Fabric Development

Knitting is the second most frequently used method of fabric construction. Knitted fabrics are now widely used in the applications where woven fabrics formerly predominated. Knit fabrics are comfortable, easy to sew, and travel beautifully. So this fabric has great demand in foreign buyers. To get export order from foreign apparel buyer, at first knitting industry have to knit fabric development. In this article, we will discuss the Flow Chart of Knit Fabric Development step by step.

Flow Chart of Knit Fabric Development
Knit Fabric Development

Flow Chart of Knit Fabric Development

Buyer sample choose



Yes or Not for check

Point to point analysis

Machine selection

Design selection

Yarn selection

Sample knitting (Checklist, Design check, GSM check)

Sample dyeing

After finishing treatment

Shrinkage test, Fastness, Spirality test

Check the design after dyeing

If OK send it to the buyer

If the sample approved send it for the production

Order confirm

From marketing send a balk order

Start for the production

Knit fabrics are mainly constructed by interloping one or more sets of fiber or yarn. The most common examples of clothing utilizing knit fabric are socks. Knitting has a versatile manufacturing process. As an entire product could manufacture on a single knitting machine.

Knitting is much faster than weaving. Due to the looping, more yarn is required to manufacture a knitted product than a comparable woven product. Knits are very comfortable fabrics. The loop structure of the knit fabric contributes to elasticity beyond what is capable of the fibers alone. It’s prone to snagging and has a higher potential shrinkage than a woven.

The loop structure of the knit provides many cells to trap air, and thus provides good insulation in still air. Seamless knitting fabric offers numerous advantages to consumers and producers. Such as better fit, quick turn-around time, improved performance characteristics,  consistent quality reduced system costs, and so on. In this way, knit fabric is establishing intimate clothing. Its an extension of the technology to outerwear that has been slow to attract consumers.

Author of this Article: 

Rofiquzzaman Raju 
Fabric Technologist,
B.J.Group, Mawna, Gazipur
Email: [email protected]


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