We can help with corporate knitwear styles well beyond our stock knitwear styles.

Working with the knitwear brand ‘Charles Kirk’, operated by Flamingo Apparel Textiles, we can usually supply designed corporate knitwear in made to order quantities of 100+ made in Europe, and lower than that in the UK.

In addition we can supply much larger bulk quantities sourced either in Europe or Asia.

Corporate sweaters, cardigans and slipovers (tank tops, if you prefer) can be made in a whole range of styles. We can supply zipped tops, security sweaters with or without patches and epaulettes, ladies cardigans in different lengths and shapes and much more.

Design styles

We often receive designs from corporate clothing suppliers, or designers working for them.

From design sketches we can have a conversation about what yarn would be best and what weight and type of fabric is required for the customer.

Tell us about any additional features required.

That normally allows us to have discussions with the factory and give a ball-park costing and an idea of the lead-time.

Or send us a garment to copy, maybe a retail style, showing your amendments:

Corporate colours

And of course we can colour-match to your customer’s corporate colours, either through using a spinner’s large stock range of shades, or by dyeing to match. Send us a Pantone reference or a piece of fabric and our first point of call will be the shade box:

Tell us the design and the overall likely quantity and we will let you know the implications for either bringing in a spinner’s yarn shade or having a batch of yarn dyed to your customer’s corporate colour(s).

Yarns suitable for corporatewear

The most common yarns used for corporate clothing are:

  • 100% Acrylic
  • 50% Merino Wool 50% Acrylic
  • Teflon-treated 50% Merino Wool 50% Acrylic
  • 50% Cotton 50% Acrylic

Our TPA 100% Acrylic is a high-bulk, low-pill yarn, ideal for corporate knitwear. It gives a firm and pleasant handle (unlike many acrylic yarns!). 

Our wool-acrylic is in fact 50% Merino Wool 50% Acrylic, a really high quality yarn. 

We can also offer Teflon-treated 50% Merino Wool 50% Acrylic as an option.

And our cotton-acrylic has a soft handle and yet is durable in a corporate situation.

Features for designed corporate knitwear

We can add, for example:

  • Embroidered logos
  • Embroidered badge points
  • Tax tabs
  • Customer-supplied back neck labels
  • Shoulder and elbow patches
  • Velcro or button epaulettes
  • Pen pockets
  • Zips
  • Contrast trim in the neckband or the body
  • Just ask us!

Hats, scarves and gloves

Ask us as well about bespoke hats, scarves and gloves.

Sweatshirt fabric for bespoke corporatewear

We can also supply bespoke sweatshirts, sweatshirt-cardigans and hoodies in corporate colours and designs:

Let us know how we can help.

Contact Rannerdale Ltd

Mike Carden and Ian Pollard

Email: info @ rannerdale.co.uk
Office tel 01900 825 462

Rannerdale Ltd Southern Office

Mike Carden, 6 Stuart Way, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 4AU

Direct line: 01900 878 444

Rannerdale Ltd Northern Office

Ian Pollard, 14 Rose Lane, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9DT

Direct line: 01900 878 445

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