Tag Archives: Cashmere

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CASHMERE COMFORT

cashmere comfort toy

The comfort blanket has come a long way since it was first introduced in the early 20th century. Originally termed a “security blanket”, it was quite literally for security and used to constrain babies in their cots. Very different from their modern use today – thankfully..! Comfort toys are particularly useful for babies between 4 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]