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…


It’s time to start a new tradition…

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New Heritage Double Knit yarn from 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

Happy knitting!


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


The Royals have Arrived

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New Regency Chunky Yarn from Marriners - only £2.50


Marriner’s new Regency collection has now arrived. Rich colours, vibrant tones, and a soft, chunky blend.

We are excited to show off this striking collection of 6 multicoloured yarns as the autumn approaches. Wrap yourself in Regency this season with blankets, jumpers, scarves and more to keep out the cold.

This new Regency collection is at an amazing price of only £2.50 per 100g ball.

Get yours today on


Happy knitting!


New Regency Chunky yarn from Marriner's - only £2.50 per 100g ball

Lets twist and shout about our new Marriner Twister Collection!

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Here at Marriners we are happy to introduce another collection of multi coloured yarns just for you. Bringing a whole new meaning to knitting with a twist this bank holiday!

The range consists of 6 fresh colours  ~ Angel Pink, Graphite, Aqua, Pink Fashion, Blue Lagoon and Ruby.

This new Twister collection is at an amazing price of only £1.50 – WOW!

Get yours today on

Happy knitting everyone!


Mega Magic Sale Blowout! — 95p while stocks last

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Add a little Magic to your life!

Mega Magic Sale BlowOut! – 95p while stocks last!

Hi Everyone,

We are having a wonderful clearance sale on our Mega Magic Super Chunky yarn. It’s now at the amazing price of just 95p, saving you £1.00! While stocks last, so hurry and get yours today!

Buy online on our site or buy in store in any Shaws Direct (Shaws the Drapers) shop.

We are also giving away free downloadable patterns with each online order*.


Happy Easter!

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A Very Happy Easter from all at Marriner Yarns!

In our last newsletter we announced the arrival of the new Smooth Touch Cotton Look yarn. This has been a huge success and we can’t wait to see some of your knitted garments made from this new yarn. So don’t be shy and send them in!

Another great success has been our free downloadable patterns, which can be acquired alone or along with a purchase of our 

New Collection

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SHHHHH! New collection at Marriner Yarns.

Here at Marriner we are busy preparing for the arrival of our brand new collection of ‘Smooth Touch’.
These 100g double knit balls look like cotton and feel like cotton.
The range will be available in 7 plain colours and also in 3 multi colours.

Smooth Touch Plain

We couldn’t wait to show you how fantastic the…