Knitting fabric yarn count and yarn count classification

Update:09 Jan 2018
Summary:

Pure cotton yarn is made of cotton with a certain degre […]

Pure cotton yarn is made of cotton with a certain degree of fineness, unlimited length of single yarn or strand, suitable for woven, knitting, thread, rope and so on. Its specifications commonly used in English count said that the British cotton yarn count (Ne) is defined as: the official weight of a pound of cotton yarn length code. Calculation of the British cotton yarn count: Nominal moisture regain, the official pound of weight cotton, a few 840 yards, called a few British branch. Such as: containing 32 840 yards, it is called 32 British branch, and so on.

Yarn classification

Coarse yarn: 18 British branch and below the pure cotton yarn, mainly used for weaving thick fabric or nap from the loop cotton fabric.
Medium yarn: 19-29 British branch of pure cotton yarn. Mainly used for the general requirements of knitted garments. Fine yarn: 30-60 British branch of pure cotton yarn. Mainly used for high-grade needle cotton fabric. Finer yarn: 60 yarns or more pure cotton yarn for high-grade needle cotton fabric.

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