Category Archives: The Cotswolds

CASHMERE FOR SPRING

It is Springtime here in the Cotswolds, England. The warm winter clothing is being packed away and we are in that in-between season where the weather can REALLY catch you out, making it tricky to plan what to wear. We have just had the frostiest April here for eighty years, yet some days the sun […]

THE EASTER BUNNY

cashmere Easter Bunny collection

The Easter Bunny is on his way …! How lovely that the British sunshine has decided to join us this Easter Holiday 2021. Easter is a wonderful time of year here in the Cotswolds and as one of our most featured animals in our Cashmere Collections for children, we thought a little background on this […]

PURL ENGLISH CASHMERE ARMWARMERS

cashmere shrug and arm warmers

If you are still on the hunt for the perfect Christmas Gift – well this could be it ! Ta  Da – Purl English cashmere armwarmers To complement our sleeveless Pure Cashmere Hug-Me-Shrug, we have developed a pair of cashmere armwarmers, longer in length than our wrist-warmers, this wonderfully versatile accessory can effectively be worn […]

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF COLOUR

cones of coloured cashmere

Working with colour is one of the pure pleasures of knitwear design. It is interesting to see how different people respond to colour combinations. For some Bright orange and Cerise Pink will make their hearts sing, for others the colour clash jars on their senses. Here in the studio that particular combination gives us a […]

LOVE IS IN THE AIR

VALENTINE cashmere bunny

My goodness – January has come and gone in the blink of an eye. The Purl English studio has been buzzing with the development of New products for 2020. With Valentine’s Day fast approaching we are preparing some of our Limited Edition ” Cashmere Love Bunnies ” to send out into the world with the […]

NEW IDEAS FOR AUTUMN

cashmere snood hat

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 – […]

BRIDESMAID COUTURE

custom made cashmere bridesmaid shrug

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 […]

A VERY SPECIAL MONOGRAM

Monogram of bride and grooms" initials

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]