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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.

#MarrinerSunshine winner

Summer well and truly made itself known in July – with soaring temperatures in many parts of the UK – almost no need for that summer holiday. While summer is traditionally a quieter time for knitting and crochet, we know that never stops many of you – so this month we wanted to see your beautiful summer-style makes.

Without further ado…

 

View all of the #MarrinerSunshine entries here.

Everyone thinks about summer differently – and that’s…

NEW Double Knit Essentials Range

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NEW Marriner DK Essentials range | Only £1 per 100g ball

Our brand-new DK Essentials range is now here.

Marriner Yarns new DK Essentials is our new staple Double Knit range – soft, high quality acrylic in a core range of our five most popular colours that we know our customers will need – for only £1 a ball.

Following the introduction of this new range, our classic Double Knit range will now be priced at £1.10. We have offered this range at £1 a ball for as long as we can remember, but for Marriner Yarns to continue trading at such affordable prices, this small increase has become necessary.

We have always been passionate about offering our customers truly honest pricing, which is why we have made sure to introduce a range to remain at a £1 constant. We know our…

And June’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.

#MarrinerDads winner

The month of June saw the arrival of Father’s Day. What better excuse to show off what we have been lovingly crafting for our dads (of husbands, brothers, sons etc)? We know…

Marriner Flock | Fleece First Impressions

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After shearing, we sat down with the shearer and asked him to tell us a little bit about shearing Romneys twice a year and his first impressions on the fleece.

It’s already lovely and soft, and also very clean – so that means it should be easier to process and yield more yarn – which means even more yarn available for our lovely customers! But a little less on our ladies…

The fleece is now currently being processed, and we will have news of an arrival date very…

Vote for Marriner in the Knitting & Crochet Awards

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Thank you to everyone who nominated us in this year’s Knitting and Crochet awards. Thanks to you, Marriner Yarns has been shortlisted in 10 categories in our first ever year as part of the awards – the most categories of all shortlisted.

The categories we have been shortlisted for are:

  • Best Overall Yarn Brand
  • Best Independent Yarn Brand
  • Best Value Yarn Brand
  • Best Baby Yarn Brand
  • Best Toy Yarn Brand
  • Favourite Pattern House
  • Best Online Shop
  • Favourite Knitting Blog
  • Best Ready To Use Kits
  • Best Yarn For Crochet

We are overwhelmed that so many of our lovely customers nominated Marriner…

Marriner Flock | Spring Shearing

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Our beautiful ladies’ fleece was getting a bit long, so they were due their second yearly shearing this week – and they certainly deserve it after running around with their little ones who are getting cheekier and cheekier by the day.

Shearing not only means that we can turn the lovely fleece into wool, but it also is necessary for the sheep to have a better quality of life. Shearing keeps the fleece away from their eyes, which can cause wool-blindness when left to grow too long,…

Marriner DK washability

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Knitting or crocheting anything with yarn is incredibly satisfying, but when it comes to washing those precious garments, blankets, and other creations, it can create a slight pang of anxiety. Should you wash it warm? Cold? Does it need to be hand washed? Will it affect the quality? Will it run, stretch, or alter the fit? Should I even wash it at all…?

These are all valid questions that arise when faced with a handmade item – after all, it doesn’t usually come with a handy label telling you how to care for it. When it comes to yarns, the…

And May’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.

#MarrinerPets winner

May was National Pet month! We know that so many of you have a soft spot for your furry friends and are often busy knitting or crocheting blankets, toys, beds and more…

Marriner Flock | Growing up!

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Our little lambs are now about 8/9 weeks old and they have been thoroughly enjoying themselves and making themselves at home in their new field.

You can see that they are all now looking much bigger – and much more fleecy. Can you see that signature Romney ‘wool mask’ that is starting to appear?

They are still sticking close to their mums – and altogether make for a very fluffy bunch! Another shearing is coming up very soon…

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.