A Little Knowledge About Blankets

- Jun 05, 2020-

Blanket is a kind of common beddings. It has the function of keeping warm. Compared with quilt, Blanket is thinner. Its raw material uses animal fiber (like wool, mohair, rabbit hair, cashmere, camel's hair, yak hair) or the chemical fiber such as acrylic fiber, viscose fiber, also have a plenty of animal fiber and chemical fiber blended.

Introduction of blanket

Both sides have the wool fabric of rich wool, the surface has rich wool, the bed that has heat preservation performance uses wool fabric, also can be used for the adornment such as bedspread, tapestry. It can be divided into three types: pure blanket, blended blanket and chemical fiber blanket. Blanket face pattern has jacquard, printing, plain color, mandarin duck color, road, grid, etc. Blanket style has suede type, velvet type, wool type, ball type and water grain type, etc. Strong flexibility and warmth, thick texture. Mainly used as a cover on the bed, and also as a bedspread or tapestry decorations. The appearance of the blanket is varied, with a plump and shrunken velvet shape, and the down is upright and full of velvet. Blanket patterns come in a variety of colors.

The principle of blanket

The surface has rich wool, the bed that has heat preservation performance uses wool fabric, also can be used as the adornment such as bedspread, tapestry. Divided into pure blankets, mixed blankets, chemical fiber blankets three categories. Pure blankets are made of semi-fine wool, usually with 2 ~ 5 male carded yarns as warp and weft, or worsted yarns, cotton yarns and man-made fiber yarns as warp and woollen yarns as weft interweave, and can adopt twill breaking weft, satin weft and double twill weave, etc. The fabric has to be treated with downsizing and double fluffing. The weight of each blanket is about 2 ~ 3 kg. Blended blankets contain 30-50% viscose fiber and are sometimes mixed with recycled wool to reduce costs. Chemical fiber blanket to acrylic as the main raw material, bright color, feel light soft. Knitting methods of blankets: extension knitting and knitting. There are two types of woven blankets, the common wool loom and the knitting machine. Knitting is divided into warp knitting, tufting, acupuncture, sewing knitting, etc. Both knitting and warp knitting woolen blankets adopt cutting wool to get the velvet surface, so the velvet is erect, the velvet surface is flat, and the feeling is soft and elastic. It is a high-grade kind of woolen blanket. After processing in addition to the hair, according to the requirements of different varieties also through steaming velvet, comb, grasp, hot, cut or roll ball processing. The appearance and image of the blanket are various, such as the plush with plump and rolled down, the plush with erect and velvety down, the plush with long downy down, the ball shaped like lamb skin, and the irregular wavy water pattern. Blankets have a wide variety of patterns and colors, including geometric patterns, flowers, landscapes, animals, etc. Blankets are usually decorated and reinforced with overcuts, flanges and braid.