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  • Hello! Thank you so much for visiting me in the Attic, it's lovely to see you. My name is Lucy and I'm a happily married Mum with three children. We live in a cosy terraced house on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales in England which we are slowly renovating and making home. I have a passion for crochet and colour and love to share my creative journey. I hope you enjoy your peek into my colourful little world x

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May 07, 2009

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The Antidote

I think I like it too. I am about to embark on my first granny square throw, and I love how you have blocked those squares.
I went with my mum to her local Tesco's on Saturday, "where's the seasonal aisle?" I demanded - she didn't know what I was talking about!!

Debra George

I love the blanket! I wonder if you're not sure about it because you've used white as your edging/joining colour and not your usual full-on, in-your-face bright colour?

Nina - Tabiboo

Retail therapy comes right up there at the top of my list - chocolate being a second contender! You are so lucky to go off on a jolly.

take care,

Nina x

ps. the blanket looks gorgeous!

brianna marchaj

Isn't retail therapy, like, THE BEST? It's highly unfortunate that I'm without funds at the moment. I did a little TOO MUCH retail therapy, buying myself new living room furniture and a brank new washer and dryer yesterday! But I love your purchases. I'm so jealous you get to take the train in places!

Laura K.

The granny blanket looks lovely! I need to do the exact same thing with my 64 squares and begin attaching. I've been meaning to do so for days, but am feeling that it will not be as much fun as making the squares. This is my first granny afghan and am feeling overwhelmed a bit. Each square has a different colored flower in the center, so it seems I will have alot of coordinating to do. Must get to it as I want to move on to other projects this spring. Thanks for the inspiration.

Rachel

Oh gosh I absolutely love it - So calming somehow with all those blues and definately FRESH!! xx

periwinkle

totally off track from your gorgeous pics , but how big a chain did you do for your ripple cushion pls?

Esther

I think it's lovely, really like the contrast of colours and the purples.

Sharon

Lucy, what a fun day! Your crochet is beautiful. I know I like it.

chantal

Very beautiful blanket ! Do you really hesitate about liking it, or not ? Maybe it is because of the unusual white edging of the blocks : dark purple, or black could give it another interest for the eye. But the white edging is restful, peaceful, I feel (excuse my hesitating english, I am not used to practising because I am french)
Have a nice time crocheting and shopping... All the colours of your blog are joyfull and energetic. Good bye and best regards.

Sally

I'm loving it Lucy, it's great! Sally x.

Louise

I like it! Looks great.
I'm going to try your hexagon pattern soon. Thank you so much for the tutorial for that!

Heidi

I love it. the squares are very happy to be together in their respective groups (it's like a quiet giggling). It so fresh and spring and easy on the eyes with the double borders and then the white. excellent.

Margaret

I must try shopping for colourful items - yours looks fantastic!
Blanket looks lovely - be proud of it!

Lyn

After your tutorials I am now putting my granny squares together. Thanks for the help!
I love the shopping-must but Period Living now!
Love
Lyn
xxx

Judith

What a lovely afternoon shop. Even a train ride to the supermarket. How wonderful. I am jealous. You made some lovely purchases and your crocheting is smashing.

Alison

Mmmmmm freesias, I can just imagine the scent - I must look out for some on our market tomorrow.

Loving the look of the blanket, I rather like the borders in white.

Sumea

I so want a rainbow windmill
Very much enjoyed this little escapist escapade today :o)
Great idea for the bunting!
The crochet middles remind me of colourful windmills, or is that just my eyes? Anyway it's very, very gorgeous!
xx
Sumea

Traci

Love Them.... It is going to make a beautiful Blanket.... Thank you for the beautiful pictures... You always brighten my day....Thank you Lucy...

Tam

I love the blanket. However, I can't tear myself away from looking at the beautiful landscape of your retain therapy jaunt! I long to live in a place with that much beauty!

Maureen

I love it....really I love all your work!

X Maureen

Lisa

Oh wow! I love the sound of your retail therapy! I would do just the same. I am originally from the UK and pine for the British supermarkets in all their glory! I once headed out to Brent Cross on a visit back 'home' and ended up spending all of my time in the nearby Tesco (also avoiding all the food and buying the other stuff!). I am feeling very envious of your trip out now...

Rebecca

I love your blog and ur blanket. U really are an inspiration. Thankyou

louise

Love it!
love it!
After following your blog for some time i finally found someone to help me master the basics of crocheting during the Easter hols. Since then i have been trying out your tutorials which are fab.
You could say i'm totally HOOKED
i would love to think that one day i could make a blanket as beautiful as yours,
at the moment i think it would take me a good few years.
I have only managed enough squares to make a blanket for my daughters dollys cot, but she loves it! Oh then eldest daughter asked for phone sock with flower on and i managed the flower and taught her how to make hdc square and she has the coolest phone sock! you are inspirational and i thank you!

Annabella

Dear Lucy,
this is the first time in my life, that i post a comment to someones blog. But I think that you should know, that you kind of changed my life. After i have ssen your grannys i wanted one of my own so much, that i learned how to crotchet a few month ago and are nearly finished with my first grannysquare blanket by now. I love your blog. And I love your summergarden blanket. Would like to know what do you think of my blanket, please let me know, if you are interested in seeing it, then i will post a few pictures via flickr.
Thank you so much for all the joy you are givin me every day (with crotchet my own blanket and with reading your blog.
Love, Anna

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