The Magic Mindfulness of Knitting and Crochet

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Over the last few years, mindfulness has become a much sought-after practice and concept. Colouring books, apps, activity books, and thoughtful exercises have all become increasingly popular in our effort to escape our busy lives. With work commitments, social engagements, family responsibilities, general housekeeping tasks – not to mention finding time for yourself – it’s no wonder that more and more people are seeking out ways to calm their minds and think more about the present moment.

Calming mindfulness

Mindfulness has become the modern-day ‘meditation’. For a lot of people, it is not realistic to meditate in the traditional sense and simply take the time to empty your mind of all thoughts; there is often far too much going on in life to regularly find time to meditate, let alone completely clear your mind of any intruding thoughts. Mindfulness offers a useful…

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


#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 and scarves in beautiful colours.

Without further ado…


Made with Marriners Competition winner


View all of the #MarrinerHalloween entries here.

There were so many other great projects, that we just have to share some of our favourites…