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December 30, 2010


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good work...i'm old now, but found i got so much more done when i had 4 little boys running around...if you want something done, ask a busy person.


I would love to have the pattern for the little flower granny square pattern. I just love it!! Thank you so much, El Paso, Texas email marthawegner@yahoo.com

Angelica Barreto

Hello Lucy, I've been following your blog for the last year more or less, specially about crocheting. But I can say I'm an admirer of your work and the sweet way you show your life and family.
Thanks for your kindness through your words in your blog. It's an inspiration to everyone.
Angelica Barreto

Maplr Abarientos

Hi Lucy!

Greetings from the Philippines! I've been following your blog since late last year, and your crochet projects has inspired me to take up the hobby again. I've been working on my own ripple blanket, and my target is to have it in 100 unique colors by the time I have my own baby (not preggers ATM so I have extra time to do it lolz).

I'm also extra envious you're able to acquire lots of high-quality yarns where you are. Most of the local yarns here are of so-so quality, so I have to buy mine at a specialty yarn shops at a premium.

In any case, keep up the good work and much happiness to you and your family!


I'd just like to thank you. My friend started me off with crochet on Sunday and pointed me in the direction of your blog. I have now completed 4 Summer Flower Granny Squares in the only wool I had in the house when I started, and today I went out and bought 6 new balls of wool to start a blanket for my god-daughter's first birthday in April. I'm already addicted. I couldn't have done it without you – your instructions are so easy to follow: thank you, thank you, thank you. x


Yet again, many thanks for such amazing photos and wonderful inspiration. I've just caught up with your Little Squares for a ziggy-zaggy blanket. I can't find a tutorial for either the squares or the zig-zag joining up. Any chance of a tutorial some time on these? I'm going to try to work out the Little Squares from your photos, but may come a bit unstuck on the ziz-zag joins so a tutorial would be super. Sorry to ask as I know you already have a bundle of projects you want to start.

Lily Scott

Have been admiring your colourful crochet creations and enjoying your ideas and beautiful photographs; I am a crocheter from way back but I'm having trouble with the Regatta pattern (no.94) from Jan Eaton's Ripple Stitch Patterns book - I just can't seem to get past the start of the second row.
Can you help? Thanks!


You truly are an inspiration! About a yr ago, I came across your blog when one of my neices recommended your crocheted snowflakes to her sister. I checked them out too! I was very impressed with all you accomplished, esp with having young children. At the time, I was wondering how to use up a bunch of scrap yarn I had, and being a knitter, thought to knit them into something. After seeing your granny squares and other creations, I decided to use up the scrap by making granny squares. Which I did. Your instructions for crocheting the squares tog was a real timesaver, as well as looking very neat. I finished the afghan this spring. While I was making it, my 12 yr old daughter decided to have a go as well. She crocheted a rainbow granny (red, orange, yellow...); then made 8 more and put them tog as a big square. Then she went around and around with cream and blue until it was bed-sized, and finished it off with a lacy border that she invented. So, thank you for your hard work, your inspiration, your love of colour and of life.


Dear Lucy,
I love your blog.Thanks for sharing with us your manual arts. Your crochet is marvellous. Love, Gema


Hi!! just wanted to say firstly love your space!! great blog, truly inspiring and am learning new tips and patterns from you-so thanks for those! also loving the pictures, so bright and colourful am green with envy!!

I have just started a blog and wondered if you have any tips re photies-are you a bit of a pro or are there simple handy hints for getting good close ups of work?

happy new year-hope it is as productive as the last one!!



I am impressed!!! I have just discovered the hooks this year (about 3/4's of the way through the year) and I have to say that I love them thus far. You have achieved so much - and with very small people under foot no less :D
I can't wait to see what you get up to in 2011!!!


Wow! You did an amazing amount of crochet this year---it would be so impressive even without having a new baby to take care of. Your photos are wonderful and such a day brightener. (love to see a calendar of them!) Wishing you and your family a wonderful New Year!

CA admirer

Not bad at all. I think maybe you're making this thing up about having 3 kids, and you just get next door's in to model with your blankets :)

Pati from London

WoW!! Am impressed!!! In spite of the baby and everything else you did a heck of a lot!!! Fantastic hooking and fantastic inspiration for all of us. Well done and happy 2011 hooking!! x Pati from London

Diana Troldahl

Here in Michigan Winter can be very dim and gray.. what a delight to find your blog today!
I have you on my list to visit daily, as a cheer-up :-}


I'm just starting out so this is a amazing to me.
Congrats on ALL that you've done!


I just love your blog. The pictures are always wonderful and I get such inspiration. Would you consider sharing your pattern for the Sweet Flowers square?


Such happy, happy colorfulness of creativity!!! What a joy your blog is to brighten all of our lives! Happy New Year to you and your family!


dear Lucy,i have only started reading your blog this year,it's like picking a good book up,and escaping to another world,a very colourful world. iam quite nosey(sorry i mean curious)by nature, i als live in a terraced house built in 1892,and have a large attic,which is my favorite room in the house,it as a victorian bed,sky tv ,a computer and all my craft things.who could ask for more ? i've just descovered i have the same birthday as your little one,jan 5th,a good down to earth capricorn,i hope he has a good 1st birthday,wishing you all the best in 2011


Gosh Lucy, you inspire me no end!! I found your blog a little while after I learnt to crochet... it was like finding gold! Thank you for sharing all your fab ideas. Can't wait to see what you come up with next year :-)

The Curious Cat

Missy - you are prolific! How do you find the time?! :) xxx


What a lovely colourful post on another dreary foggy cold wet day! Thank you for sharing all your handmade lovelies. I salute you for getting so much finished with a small baby around! I can't believe Baby B is going to be one in a few days - this past year has just whizzed by.

Wishing you and your family a very happy and hooky 2011!

Wendy Wager

I add my thanks for another colourful and crafty inspirational year. Happy New Year and Happy Birthday to Little B on 5th January x

Lynda M O

What an incredible mosaic of loveliness and productivity, Lucy. Eye candy, hooky inspiration, generalized beauty and joyousness; what’s not to love !~! May 2011 be what you and your young family look forward to and may all your creative expressions find outlets. Thank you, Miss Lucy.


Good luck and happy new year.
I love your blog.


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