Regular Cotton vs. Ring-spun Cotton vs. Carded Open-end t-shirts RSS

T-shirt quality and differences

  There are a few processes for creating cotton which vary. The processes for creating regular cotton and ring-spun cotton are totally different. Regular cotton is made from soft vegetable fibers that are twisted together to make yarn, which is then woven to make material. Most of the industry standard t-shirts, such as Gildan, Hanes, Fruit of the Loom, and other major mills, provide regular cotton t-shirts. Regular cotton is less expensive to make, which means it’s a big seller. It also means that is the majority of what is in the market place. What is a ring-spun cotton shirt?Ring-spun cotton, on the other hand, is completely different. Ring-spun yarn is made by twisting and thinning the cotton strands to...

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