The History of Marriner Yarns

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Introduction

Thank you to each and every one of you that played a part in helping us win our 2022 British Knitting & Crochet Awards.

This year we were able to win 2 awards; Best Sock Yarn Brand with our Cosy Toes range & the one we are most proud of is Number One Independent Yarn Brand, we were also highly commended for another 6 awards such as; Best Online Store, Best Toy Yarn Brand, Best Value Brand, Best Brand for British Wool, #1 Over all Brand For Knitting and #1 Overall Brand for Crochet, this means a lot to us as a family owned business. So, again a big thank you to everybody that helped us achieve these amazing feats.

This blog will touch on the history of the Marriner brand and what the…

Marriner Flock Dental Check-up

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Introduction

Our yearly dental check-up on our flock of ewes was carried out this weekend at the Marriner farm. A basic inspection can reveal problems that could hold back performance of our lovely ladies.

Why do we do it?

Poor teeth can reduce food intake and correct nutrition which then leads to a loss of body condition and poor infertility in our flock. The ewes were quietly gathered and put into a race which enabled farmer Colin and Philip to examine the ewes comfortably.

How do we do it?

Philip gently parted…

New Llanwenog Breed Join The Marriner Family!

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Breaking news! Marriner Farm have gained another breed of sheep, we are now proud owners of the rare breed of Llanwenog sheep, this breed has been established for over 100 years.

Brief history of the purchase

On the 27th of August the Marriner team travelled to Llanybydder Market, Carmarthenshire. At the market we purchased 5 lovely Ewes & 1 proud Ram of…

And February’s winner is…

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We know that our customers love to show off their knits or their crochet projects – and quite rightly too, you clever bunch – which is why we decided to reward one of you every single month.

Each month you can share your projects with us on social media for entry into our prize draw and the chance to win a £50 voucher to spend on MarrinerYarns.com.

#Marrinerwithlove winner

With February coming along our thoughts turned to love and gifts we can give our loved ones…or ourselves!…

Our January 2022 winner is – Our first winner of the year!

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We know that our customers love to show off their knits or their crochet projects – and quite rightly too, you clever bunch – which is why we decided to reward one of you every single month.

Each month you can share your projects with us on social media for entry into our prize draw and the chance to win a £50 voucher to spend on MarrinerYarns.com.

#MarrinerColours winner

We all know January is about 11,000 days long so we wanted to brighten it up with some…

And December’s winner is…

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We know that our customers love to show off their knits or their crochet projects – and quite rightly too, you clever bunch – which is why we decided to reward one of you every single month.

Each month you can share your projects with us on social media for entry into our prize draw and the chance to win a £50 voucher to spend on MarrinerYarns.com.

#Marriner Christmas Winner

It’s December, the Christmas tunes are blasting, people are scrambling around the shops for…

And July’s Winner is…

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We know that our customers love to show off their knits or their crochet projects – and quite rightly too, you clever bunch – which is why we decided to reward one of you every single month.

Each month you can share your projects with us on social media for entry into our prize draw and the chance to win a £50 voucher to spend on MarrinerYarns.com.

#MarrinersWinterBlues Winner

It’s July and its the month of sport…football, rugby, tennis and the start of the…

And March’s Winner Is…

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We know that our customers love to show off their knits or their crochet projects – and quite rightly too, you clever bunch – which is why we decided to reward one of you every single month.

Each month you can share your projects with us on social media for entry into our prize draw and the chance to win a £50 voucher to spend on MarrinerYarns.com.

#MarrinerReads winner

Escaping to our favourite fictional worlds has been something more and more of us have been doing over…

And Novembers winner is…

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We know that our customers love to show off their knits or their crochet projects – and quite rightly too, you clever bunch – which is why we decided to reward one of you every single month.

Each month you can share your projects with us on social media for entry into our prize draw and the chance to win a £50 voucher to spend on MarrinerYarns.com.

#MarrinersWinterBlues Winner

November has definitely been a rather cold month so our winter blues competition felt very fitting!

And Octobers winner is…

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We know that our customers love to show off their knits or their crochet projects – and quite rightly too, you clever bunch – which is why we decided to reward one of you every single month.

Each month you can share your projects with us on social media for entry into our prize draw and the chance to win a £50 voucher to spend on MarrinerYarns.com.

#MarrinersHalloween Winner

October: the spooky season! One of our favourite months as you all show off your amazing skills and…