Here you can get some information about the fabrics of Hoodies and Sweatshirts with photos, have a look and you will know more about them.

It is the most commonly used hoodies and sweatshirts fabric in the market.
Applicable seasons: spring, summer and autumn
Ingredients: It is recommended to choose 100% cotton or more than 70% cotton content
Gram weight: within the range of 180G-400G

It has good moisture absorption and breathability, and has a certain thickness. It has good warmth retention and can be worn casually and easily. The fabric body is firm and slightly elastic. The ear loop terry structure on the bottom is three-dimensional and stable. It has very good wearing performance. The ingredients are mostly cotton.
There will be shrinkage problems. The size of the shrinkage depends on the degree of washing and shrinkage processing before leaving the factory. Generally, there will be shrinkage during the first cleaning, but the shrinkage problem will not be too obvious later. In addition to shrinking, it is also more likely to wrinkle. The bottom loops are easily caught in yarn and damage the fabric structure.

Twill Terry
Applicable seasons: spring, autumn and winter
Ingredients: It is recommended to choose 100% cotton or more than 70% cotton
Gram weight: within the range of 300G-480G

The advantages and disadvantages are similar to those of Terry. The twill weave makes the fabric denser and firmer, and the bottom ear terry structure is dense, making it less prone to snagging problems.
It can produce a thicker feel and weight, making it a fabric suitable for spring, autumn and winter

Double Sided Fleece
The same kind of weaving method is used on the inside as outside.
Applicable seasons: spring and winter
Ingredients: Generally, the cotton content is 60%-30%, and the rest is man-made fiber
Gram weight: 280G-400G range

If a certain thickness is to be achieved, the cotton content generally should not be too high, otherwise cost control will be more difficult. Double-sided Fleece on the market generally have cotton on the top and polyester as the bottom. They have a soft feel, are skin-friendly and comfortable to wear, and are generally cheaper than pure cotton Fleece.
The moisture absorption and breathability are lower than those of Terry, and they are less likely to shrink, but the lining will pill after being worn for a long time. They are not antistatic, and the fabric surface has a glossy feel and does not have a strong cotton feel.

The base of the Terry or twill Terry is specially processed to give the fabric a plush effect.
Applicable seasons: alternate autumn and winter
Ingredients: cotton content between 100%-60%, and the rest is man-made fiber
Gram weight: within the range of 320G-460G

The inside is made of fleece to give it a plush feel, which increases the thickness and comfort of the fabric. It has the excellent properties of natural fibers that absorb sweat, are breathable, fluffy and soft, and can be worn for a long time. The fabric surface of the fleece sweatshirt can also be sanded/brushed at the same time, making the entire garment warmer and softer.
Pure cotton also has shrinkage problems. The degree depends on whether the manufacturer has done pre-shrinking treatment. There will be a certain amount of lint loss. It is not suitable for wearing directly next to the skin. It is recommended to wear a T-shirt or thermal clothing as a base layer.

Polar Fleece
Applicable season: spring and winter
Ingredients: cotton content between 50%-30%, mostly man-made fibers
Gram weight: within the range of 400G-480G

Polar Fleece is a type of Hoodies and Sweatshirt fabric, but the bottom is made of polarized technology, making the fabric thicker, warmer, softer and skin-friendly. It has the casual and fashionable style of a pure cotton Hoodies and Sweatshirt, but also has the thermal insulation effect of polar fleece. It feels comfortable and has a certain amount of elasticity.
Due to cost and fiber characteristics, the cotton content of Polar Fleece is not too high, but more polyester fiber. Therefore, the sweat absorption effect is not good, and it is not suitable for long-term exercise. It will inevitably pilling after being worn for a long time.

Spandex Soft Velboa
Applicable season: Spring and Winter
The ingredients of Spandex Soft Velboa are mostly polyester fiber and spandex
Gram weight: 320G-480G range

Spandex Soft Velboa is a super soft and delicate fabric. The fabric has high warmth, is not heavy, and is stretchy. It is very suitable as a base layer in winter.
Because it is a composite fabric, if the processing is not good, blistering will occur after washing. If the fabric is made of man-made fiber as a composite, it will have the disadvantages of pilling and not being antistatic. If the quality of the bottom fleece is not good, problems such as lint shedding and floating lint may occur during washing.

Sherpa is a chemical fiber fabric, which is a special functional fabric and can be combined with other fabrics.
Applicable season: winter
Ingredients: polyester fiber and nylon fiber blend
Gram weight: within the range of 400G-500G

The surface imitates lambswool effect, the fabric is fluffy, has good breathability and feels soft and elastic. After high-temperature washing, it is not easy to deform or wrinkle. It is made of man-made fiber, has good wear resistance, high stretchability and long service life.
As a functional fabric, it has low fashionability and is bulky when worn, so it is recommended to be worn outside. Because it is not natural cashmere or lambswool, but a blend of man-made fibers, it is not antistatic.

Woollen Plush
The fabric properties are not much different from Sherpa and Spandex Soft Velboa. The main thing is that the style is different and it can be combined with other fabrics.
Applicable season: winter
Ingredients: Mainly polyester fiber
Gram weight: within the range of 430G-500G

The surface is long velvet, and the velvet fibers are evenly and densely covered on the fabric. The surface is plump and shiny, feels smooth and skin-friendly, has a certain degree of environmental protection, has high warmth retention, is breathable, has high stretchability, and is comfortable to wear.
The biggest disadvantage is that it sheds easily, so you need to pay attention to the quality when purchasing, and do not buy overly affordable plush clothing products.

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