Jacquard woven beanies should be on every fashion brands mind at this time of the year, as the results can be quite incredible when this branding technique is applied to knitted beanies. It can turn a very simple beanie hat into a stylish statement.
‘’Jacquard weave is named after the Frenchman Joseph Marie Jacquard who invented the patterning mechanism in 1801.’’
Jacquard woven patterns are produced on a special weaving loom, fitted with a specific patterning mechanism, made up of a series of needles. It usually combines two or more sets of yarn together to create a design which is applied onto the beanie.
The important thing to remember here is that the more colours and detail that the design has, the less stretch the beanie will have. Because of this, we would suggest using simplistic designs, as these tend to work best.
Here are a few examples of jacquard woven beanies:
Here are a few more examples of jacquard woven beanies:
Jacquard weave is a bold, clean and wildly popular technique that should, at the very least be a consideration when branding a bespoke beanie throughout the autumn and winter months.
Of course if jacquard weaving is not for you, we have a plethora of other amazing branding techniques, both in house and bespoke made. These include, but are not limited to: embroidery, liquid metal, laser cutting, woven badges, buckle customisation and various printing methods.
To learn more about our predicitions for AUTUMN WINTER head over to our AUTUMN PREDICTION – ORANGE AND GREEN WILL RULE THIS SEASON! blog, or find out WHY AUDITS AND TESTING ARE SO IMPORTANT – not only for big retailers but also for the smaller independent fashion brands.