Author Archives: Purl

CASHMERE FOR THE BRIDE

cashmere bridal shawl

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 […]

MOTHER’S DAY 2019

pure cashmere bunny

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 HAS SPRUNG

cotswold countryside

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 […]

THE PERFECT FIRST CHRISTMAS GIFT

cashmere star teether

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 […]

MAKING MAKES A MAKER

Cashmere Bunny Comforter

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 […]

NEW BEGINNINGS

Cashmere comfort blanket

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 […]

MADE BY HAND

cashmere bunny comforter

In this modern age of fast food and even faster fashion there is enormous satisfaction knowing that here at Purl English Cashmere we are embracing the idea of slow sustainable making. Our Purl English Collection is completely ” Made By Hand “. It is hugely important to us that we know the provenance of each […]

HERE COMES THE BRIDE

pure cashmere bridal shrug

The Summer is here and as I write there are the rumblings of a thunder storm in the distance. With Summer comes the merry round of weddings and the ulimate dilemma of what will the bride wear on her Wedding day, and what if, perish the thought the weather is not quite as perfect as […]

EASTER BUNNY COMPETITION….hoppity hop.

cashmere bunny comforter Purl English

We have one very lovely, gorgeously soft Mrs Bunny cashmere comforter to give away. Knitted and made by hand by Purl English, England. Meet Mrs Bunny HERE in all her glory. For your chance to win please ‘LIKE’ us on our Facebook page and let us know what your favourite toy was as a child […]

FOR ALL THE MAMA’S

Gift set for new mum

The end of a particularly cold February is approaching and as I write,  the “Beast From the East ” weather front is expected to deliver the most almighty amount of snow. Here at the Purl English Cotswold HQ we will undoubtedly be snowed in. “Yippee” cry all the local children – no school for us ! […]

PURL ENGLISH RATED “BEST”

Very proud to have our Pure Cashmere Bunny Comforter listed by London’s Evening Standard as one of it’s “Best Cashmere pieces for babies and children” in their prestigious ESBest series of reviews. We make all of our products by hand in the Cotswolds, UK, so it is very gratifying to be acknowledged alongside some of […]