We have been busy embroidering names on our cashmere baby comforters. A unique and special gift for a brand new baby. Please contact us to find out more.
As I am sure many of you realise, Purl English Knitwear is based in Oxfordshire, to be precise our studio is in the Cotswolds. Knowing that many will have read the classic book “Cider With Rosie” written by Laurie Lee (if you haven’t read it you will love it) I am sure you will know […]
Summer is most delinitely drawing to a close here in the Cotswolds, the leaves are tumbling from the trees and that Cotswold nip is in the air. We really have had the most almighty Summer – we could not have dreamed for more amazing weather. We are busy gearing up for the Autumn/Winter season – […]
With a fantastic response to our Pure cashmere Bridal shrugs and shawls, we are now offering bespoke sizes for the entire bridal party. Shown here is the prettiest blush pink cashmere bridesmaid shrug, made especially to order for a two year old. Each piece is made to measure at our Cotswold Studio. Please contact us […]
Sustainable cashmere Over the last decade there has been a boom in the popularity of cashmere, on the high street it is quite usual to be able to buy a cashmere sweater for around the £60 mark. When you consider It takes four years for one goat to grow enough fibre for one cashmere jumper, […]
As part of our new Bridal Collection we have developed a pure cashmere shrug and also a pure cashmere shawl, these are knitted in 2/28’s cashmere in soft subtle tones of Swan, Champagne, Stone, Blush and Earl Grey. These accessories are made all the more luxurious by the addition of a pure silk trim. The […]
It is May, the sun is shining and the bells at our local church are ringing to herald a Summer filled with wonderful weddings. The Cotswolds are a well know destination for wedding parties, with a myriad of options available to suit all tastes. As a resident amoungst this honeyed landscape, it is pure joy […]
It’s Spring, it’s Mother’s Day – Who doesn’t love a pure cashmere bunny ? Our special gift set for Mother’s Day 2019 is our sweet little bunny packaged with a one of our pure cashmere ponchos. Swathes of cosy cashmere for the new mummy, great for those night feeds – a little luxury goes a […]
Spring is on the way. The sun has made an appearance giving the Cotswolds a fresh golden glow. Our mornings here have been frozen and frosty – well under zero while daytime temperatures have risen well into double figures, breaking all records for February since records began ! Leading to the question – what on […]
I for one have become a little less forgiving of the icy blasts the North wind deliver to us here in the Cotswolds, England. The bitter cold and I do not mix. Last night, here in our frost pocket in a frost pocket, secreted away in a valley surrounded by breathtaking scenery, the temperature plummeted to […]
The elves have been extraordinarily busy in this part of the Cotswolds. No time has been wasted in the preparation of a very special “First Christmas” gift. Following on from our last post shining a starlight on our collection of “Starry” Cashmere gifts for the little ones, we can now share with you our Rosy-Cheeked […]
Over the last few months , we have been adding to our repetoire of “starry Products ” After the success of our constellation blanket, we have been developing a wonderfully soft and tactile “star “teether which is fast becoming a favourite.
The process of making one of our Purl English bunny comforters is a fairly involved journey. We have designed our favourite cashmere cuddle-chum to be distinctively different. Our design process begins with a cone of premium cashmere yarn, sourced and spun here in the UK. Our character Cashmere Comforters are then imagined and designed onto […]
The school summer holidays are coming to an end and “oh my’ what a summer we have had! Long blissful sunshine filled days whether abroad or on staycation here in the UK. As I write the sun is still shining down, the temperatures are near to balmy and the summer wardrobe has not yet been […]