Category Archives: News

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 […]

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 ? […]

CHRISTMAS COMPETITION

cashmere comfort toy

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 Christmas present was as a […]

HANDMADE IN BRITAIN

We’re delighted to announce we’ll be at the simply wonderful Chelsea Old Town Hall, London exhibiting at Handmade in Britain 16: The Contemporary Crafts & Design Fair for their 10th anniversary show. It shows over three days from 11th to 13th November, 2016 and celebrates the best in luxury, high-end design and craftsmanship from over […]

MEET THE MAKER

In the run up to the Country Living Christmas Fair in Islington, we are delighted to have been featured in Country Living’s “Meet The Maker” series. “Purl studied at Leeds University and learned her trade there, in the old weaving and knitting sheds, with tutors still wearing their flat caps after having spent their working […]

GIFT FAIR TICKETS COMPETITION

We have two pairs of very special tickets to give away for the Country Living Christmas Gift Fair from 11th to 15th November at the Business Design Centre, Islington, London N1 OQH.  We will announce two lucky winners each to receive a pair of tickets enabling each of you to invite and bring along a […]

WELLCHILD CHRISTMAS FAIR

Wellchild Christmas Fair 2015

Daylesford Organic is an absolute institution in our neck of the woods. It really is the most fabulous destination if you are fortunate enough to be visiting the Cotswolds. Located just outside Kingham, this honey-hued farmstead is a veritable mecca to impeccable taste. Here you will discover a vast array of beautifully curated lifestyle goodies […]

TOP 10 ROYAL BABY GIFTS

Royal Baby fever is reaching a crescendo here in the UK, with the Royal couple on the brink of a brand new baby adventure. Outside St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, the “really enthusiastic” have set up camp with hopes of being some of the first to set eyes on the new arrival. There is much speculation as […]

10 EASTER GIFT IDEAS FOR BABIES

10 Gift Ideas for Baby at Easter

With Easter just around the corner, we have selected ten gift ideas for Baby’s first Easter. NUMBER 1. Starting off the gift search with  Purl English’s favourite bunny,”Mr Rabbit”. Handmade from Pure Cashmere in the Cotswolds, England. Perfect to hop in as Baby’s first special friend for cuddles. Mr Rabbit is beautifully soft and has embroidered spots […]

BUSY IN THE STUDIO

  The evenings are getting lighter and there is a little more warmth in the air. Aconites and snowdrops are carpeting the garden. New beginnings everywhere. With that thought in mind, we are working away in the Purl English studio, creating new ideas for the forthcoming season. Pictured above are a hand- knitted pair of cashmere baby slippers […]