Category Archives: Cashmere Design

BROWN PAPER

There is something really wonderful about simplicity in this age that seems to be accelerating so fast. Another Christmas is approaching at a pace and we have been preparing for the rush of orders that come with the festivities. We have been taking our product shots, and thinking about how best to add a little […]

A LITTLE MORE ABOUT TWINS

Hooded Tassel Baby Blanket, made by hand in Pure Cashmere

It seems to be the season for twins – We have completed another order for two of our Purl English Pure Cashmere Tassel Baby Blankets, embroidered on the hoods with the Babies’ initials. One for a little boy, we use cornflower blue embroidery thread and one for a little girl, using Lavender. We are so […]

ALL ABOUT TWINS

Cashmere comforters for baby twins

Here at Purl English, we have recently had a number of orders for cashmere baby gifts especially for twins which led us to research a little into some interesting details about this phenomena. Twins have fascinated mankind for thousands of years, drawing attention, speculation and intrigue. Yet many still don’t know much about what causes […]

NAMING DAY

Beautiful, luxury gifts & presents for him or for her on your babies christening or naming day.

• Well you have had the baby. • You have got through the first month without a manual. • You are still on speaking terms with those closest to you (just). …and next on the list is the official “Name the Baby “ Party ! x Whether it’s a traditional Christening or a more relaxed […]

TEAM LOVE

Portrait of Jo Love

This month, we are delighted to announce that Purl English Cashmere has officially joined “Team Love “, You can now find a selection of our Pure Cashmere Blankets for sale on the Lobellaloves.com website. A carefully curated, hand-picked collection of gorgeous and coveted brands for baby and child. The driving force behind this stylish new […]

A CASHMERE HUG

As a partner with a storefront on Notonthehighstreet.com, Purl English were asked to contribute to their “#Loveisreal” Valentines Campaign on Instagram. We were sent a wooden tag and asked to come up with our idea of Love and decorate it accordingly then post a photograph. This set me thinking – What is “love “actually ? […]

HEIRLOOM CASHMERE

Here at Purl English we knit and Make-By-Hand, amongst other things, cashmere blankets for baby and small children as a gift to give as soon as they are born. We take great pride and satisfaction that our blankets envelop these new beings and protect them other first journey from hospital to home. What an honour […]

LET’S GET PERSONAL…!

One of the great things about being a small “Made To Order” Knitwear Company, is that we are often asked to create bespoke ideas for clients. It is always fun to work alongside others and to tailor products to their exact requirements. From a creative view this liason is fantastic for inspiring new design directions. […]

PERFECT FOR SUMMER

Purl English Cashmere Baby Blankets - Flag Blanket Pure Cashmere

We all understand the comfort of Cashmere on a cold, wintry day but equally the properties of Cashmere work for the summer too. With a hot and steamy summer in Great Britain forecast, our pashmina weight baby blankets are fantastically versatile and very useful to put into your travel bag – brilliantly useful when ducking […]

PEEPO CASHMERE SCARF

Way back in 2005, My mother bought the most fabulous book for my daughter who was then two. A book that I am sure has gone on to be a classic and is probably in most households up and down the country. If you haven’t had the pleasure of reading “PEEPO” to your tinies, by […]

FOLLOW THE STAR

Purl English Childrens Cashmere Shooting Star Scarf

We have just got back from the Country Living Christmas Fair in London and have had the most fabulous five days. We have had an amazing reaction to our new Winter 2015 Collection. The “Shooting Star” cashmere Scarf, was one of the most popular of our new Collection, designed to be a very special present for […]

THE PERFECT FIRST GIFT

The list of necessities for a newborn baby is in fact very short, babies need to be kept warm, well fed and dry… and of course lots and lots of cuddles. It is quite easy in the late stages of pregnancy to be seduced into buying all sorts of items that frankly you just do […]

A PERSONAL TOUCH

There is something wonderfully evocative about making a gift of a cashmere blanket to a newborn baby. An unspoken message of warmth, a whisper of shared protectiveness, a wish that the new arrival is cosily wrapped up and out of harms way – amazing that an inanimate object can convey such a wealth of sentiment […]