With a rich history dating back over 200 hundred years, Marriner has been keeping Britain knitting since 1784.

Marriner Flock | The little ones are all grown up…

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The lambs are now around 7 months old, and no longer the tiny little things we once knew back in the spring. They’re still lively, sprightly and cheeky, but now all grown up. Because of this, at the end of the summer it was time to separate them into a different field to give their mums a chance to rest and recover.

While the lambs are no longer dependent on the milk from their mother, they will still take milk as and when they want to – and given that they are no longer the tiny things they once were, this can cause some strain on the ewes if they are not separated and allowed to recover.

Moving them into separate fields means that the lambs will become more independent and their mums will be able to fully rest, recover and gain some weight ready for…

Marriner Flock | Moving to fresh pastures

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All of lambs have now arrived, and it’s already time to take their very first holiday as we relocate them to newer, fresh pastures.

Our flock are happy and content where they are, but by moving the mums onto fresher grass, it means that they can produce better quality milk to feed their little ones. This milk will be better for the lambs and make sure they are getting all they need from their mums.

Colin’s son, Phil, and his daughters, are taking charge of the relocation and have been busy ferrying the whole flock to their new field just down the road.

The lambs have been loving their new field already – occasionally even…

Marriner Flock | Get to know Marriner’s farmer

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After introducing you to our flock and our gorgeous new lambs on the Marriner farm, we thought it was about time that you heard from Mr. Marriner himself, and how he came to be our farmer.

We couldn’t be happier that Colin’s ‘hobby’ has turned into something so wonderful. It’s been a great opportunity for a lot of the Marriner team to get involved, spend some time in the countryside, and see the very beginnings of the wool production process.

Marriner Flock | The lambs have arrived

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It’s Easter weekend, and the perfect time to welcome the new arrivals on Marriner farm.

Happy Easter!

All the team at Marriner Yarns has been very excited this week as we get news of more and more baby lambs arriving at the farm. Our special flock of Romney ewes have been amazing and we are happy to say that we now have 40 more lambs at the farm – with more still on the way!

The British Knitting and Crochet Awards | Please nominate us

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The British Knitting and Crochet Awards have now launched for 2019.

Every year these awards celebrate the the retailers, brands and products that makes knitting and crochet such a pleasure for all of us yarn addicts.

We hope that Marriner is a great place for all of our customers to get their yarn-fix; we love to see everything that you have made with our yarns. It’s down to wonderful customers like you that Marriner is able to grow and expand.

You can help us even further with this by nominating us for this year’s British Knitting and Crochet awards.

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Say hello to Marriner’s new flock…

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Marriner Yarns has welcomed our very own flock of Romney Marsh sheep.

We are excited to start this journey with our own special flock and are looking forward to bringing our customers along every step of the way. The ladies have been getting to know their new home and are already looking rather fleecey. You will see more of them as they grow their fleece, when little lambs start frolicking, when they are sheared, and right up until we launch our very own Marriner wool.

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December’s Christmas 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.

 

#MarrinerChristmas winner

 

As we entered into December, we just couldn’t resist asking you all to send in your most festive efforts in knitting and crochet. It had to be done. We have had…

November’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.

 

#CosywithMarriners winner

As winter drew closer, we focussed on things comfy and cosy for November’s competition theme. A few Christmas goodies snuck their way in, but you responded with enthusiasm and we had…

October’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.

 

#MarrinerHalloween winner

October’s theme was, of course, Halloween, and you did not disappoint with all of your wonderful creations. We had perfect pumpkins, scary spiders, cute creatures and some suitably seasonal hats, blankets…

It’s time to start a new tradition…

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New Heritage Double Knit yarn from MarrinerYarns.com. Only £2.50 (100g)

 

Another must-have autumn yarn is now here.

Marriner’s new Heritage collection offers rich colours and tones; perfectly suited to the autumn season.

This colour-changing blend is the perfect match for your seasonal projects. Unique jumpers, cosy scarves, cute amigurumi and much more.

Create something truly unique from our Atmosphere, Electron, Polar, Solar, and Lonosphere colours.

Get yours today on Marrineryarns.com.

Happy knitting!

 

New Heritage double knit yarn from MarrinerYarns.com in 5 beautiful colours. Only £2.50 (100g).