Furnishing fabrics with fleecy surfaces are said to be right on-trend at the moment, especially in Turkey where manufacturers are reacting to the increased demand by producing stylish, warp-knitted textiles and completely new types of fabrics.
Italian warp knitter Eurojersey has launched a new line of fabrics destined for the activewear sector. With their routes in Eurojersey's Sensitive range of environmentally friendly fabrics, the new collection makes use of Lycra Sport fibre and aims to combine functionality with aesthetics, as well as quality and versatility to help bring out a garment’s potential when used in testing conditions.
Korean elastane producer Hyosung will launch a new variant of its Creora brand at July's Interfiliere exhibition. On show will be Creora Fresh, a new fibre that has been designed to reduce odours while also offering an alternative to to underwear and activewear manufacturers that which to move away from the use of antimicrobial chemicals next to the skin.
Over 100 representatives of mills, brands and retailers with a stake in the legwear segment of the Chinese marketplace attended the 2016 Lycra Fiber Legwear Seminar in the coastal city of Xiamen on May 31st.
Italian yarn spinner Zegna Baruffa has rebranded its luxury Cashwool brand. The company is clear that Cashwool 1978 is not intended to be a brand new product. Instead, it is keen to stress that Zegna Baruffa Lane Borgosesia has been producing this high quality yarn for nearly 40 years, revolutionising, it says, the way worsted wool and knitwear made from it are produced.
NEW ISSUE: The May-June printed edition of Knitting Trade Journal, the leading technical magazine for the global knitting sector, is now available.
This issue includes a round up of the latest news from the circular knitting sector including new developments, as well as interviews, market trends and analysis.
There are also reports from some of the latest trade shows from our correspondents at key exhibitions, as well as a look at some of the latest innovations from the hosiery knitting sector and new developments from yarn and fibre suppliers.
The May-June issue of Knitting Trade Journal also features all the latest, and original, industry news, insight and new patent developments.