Knitted fabric is the type of material that is produced from knitting different threads. This kind of fabric is often confused with woven fabric, but there are easy ways to differentiate it from one another. A knitted fabric exhibits what seem like a braided texture. In addition to that, knitted fabric is softer, more breathable, stretchable and flexible than woven fabric.
There are two types of knitted fabric: weft-knit and warp-knit. Warp knit fabrics are prone to running and is more commonly used in the creation of lingerie. On the other hand, the weft knit fabrics are easier to manufacture and is the type of knitted fabric used in clothes and other apparel.