Profile - Permin of CopenhagenPermin of Copenhagen were established in 1854 by Christian Permin and each year they produce a huge range of elegant cross stitch, hardanger, needlepoint/tapestry and embroidery kits which are exported to 70 countries throughout the world.
They have a large catalogue of traditional designs, including a collection of samplers which includes authentic patterns from previous centuries. Permin kits come with black and white charts and instructions in several languages, including English of course! Kits include DMC Mouliné yarn, fabric, needle, colour chart and graph/pattern.
Floral design is well represented with dozens of patterns in a variety of styles and media.
There is a wide range of table linen, some in cutwork and hardanger, some with stamped cotton and some in cross-stitch and embroidery.
In fact, Permin have one of the best selections of Christmas items of all -Christmas cards, stockings, advent calendars, tree skirts, towels and table linen, and also some junior cross stitch kits.
Permin also produce their own fabric with colours often requested by their US partners Wichelt Import Inc. These are used extensively by designers Mirabilia, Nora Corbett and The Prairie Schooler.
They have a wide range of bellpull hangers in brass, wood and laquered steel all manufactured by a local Danish craftsman.