WINTER WARMER

As I am sure many of you realise, Purl English Knitwear is based in Oxfordshire, to be precise our studio is in the Cotswolds. Knowing that many will have read the classic book “Cider With Rosie” written by Laurie Lee (if you haven’t read it you will love it) I am sure you will know […]

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 […]

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 […]