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 […]

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 […]