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January 21, 2012


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...as you said "pretty pretty" !!!
love, Alessandra


Lucy, you're tin covers are darling! Everything you hook up is delightful. I check your blog nearly every day to see the progress of what you're working on. I enjoy the pictures of England too. Would you answer a couple of questions for me? When you say DK yarn, do you mean #3 as in sport or baby weight? I live in the US and wondered if DK in the UK is different. The other question is about your hook with the adorable handle. Do you know what kind of clay, etc, was used on it?
Thanks, Rhoda


This is a wonderful idea. Thank you! :)


Hi I have really been enjoying your blog! I read it in a British accent and it makes me want scones and Devon cream.

I was inspired by the wave crochet tutorial to make a scarf... if I ever finish it I'll post a picture!


Oh my goodness I did something similar to this about two weeks ago! Nothing nearly as pretty, but I needed somewhere to tidy my pens and crochet hooks so I used a tin of tomatoes!


Very nice ! Thank you :)


These tins are simply amazing!! Love the details and colors!!!


Is anyone as cool as you?! I don't think so! Your imagination is just amazing! :)

Donna :)

Wow wow and Woweeeeeee! You are unbelievable gal!!! There is never a dull moment in your attic or room for that matter. A life full of color and gratitude. Your inspiration and drive and creativity floor me daily!! Keep it all coming.......you are amazing!!!!


Just another great idea of yours! Those you've made are so lovely! Plus I love this idea because it gives a good excuse to eat more tuna and pineapple, to favourites of mine!


They look fab great idea, you guys will be eating all tin food soon, just to keep up the supply.


eeek!! So beautiful!! I think I need to prettify my growing collection of golden syrup tins (is it just me that is incapable of throwing them away?!)

Trudy McLauchlan

Hi Lucy, I can see that one with the flowers on as a cuff around the sleeves of a jumper, just peeking out from your coat! Cheers, Trudy


Hi Lucy,

I hope you've cleaned those tins toroughly :-)! Just joking.

Love your idea ... Think I'll adopt it for my two daughters who have lots of small girly things ;-)

I'm also waiting for the flower wall hanging instructions!

Small tip ... I don't know if you're familiar with a magazine called "Anna Burda" (German but also translated in Dutch, French, English, ...?).
They are also going along with the crocheting trend and every month they show something for us crocheters. In February's issue there's a lovely couple of Easter bunnies that I'm gonna make :-) Interested?


This is my first time commenting. I just discovered your blog recently and was instantly drawn to it because of all the colour!
The tins look great and I'm wondering if you've ever made Tea Cosies? I recently went to a market where there was such a wonderful variety of them it made me want to buy a tea pot!!


Pretty, pretty, pretty! Love that blue one that your friend snapped up too! :) Very nautical. Next up... smaller versions for girly wrist warmers??? :)

Angy Braine

Awwww... honestly your creations are the kind to keep one smiling ALL DAY LONG! Thank you!!


Just adorable!!

Helen Welsh

These are just so beautiful! I'm going to have to give these a try, I can think of 1001 uses & places which have to have one - thank you so much for sharing your awesome talent with us all :)


It has been rainy, and gloomy at my house for a couple of days, so these tin covers just made me smile. They are so bright and colorful. It was just what I needed today. Now I think I will have to make my own. Thank you so much for the terrific idea and information.

Alice Vacani

Dear Lucy,
I recently showed my mother your blogs, which were recommended to her by a friend and she loved them ! She has been crocheting for 40 years and is as bright and colourful as you! She would love to get in touch with you, but is not computer literate and as i am at university i would be unable to communicate between both of you successfully. She would love to send you some images of her work and write to you if possible!
Happy crocheting!
Hope to hear from you soon!


great idea, and such lovely wool

Katherine Perry

fantastic idea!! I love the wool you use the colours are beautiful, would love to know what brand you prefer


Lucy, those are just as cute and cheerful as can be! Sure to brighten a gray, drizzly day. :)


What about the sharp tin edges? Fine for plant pots I think but what about hair bands for little lady or buttons for crafting? Are you not worried about cut fingers?

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