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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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August 20, 2014

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Pam

i am almost done with my coast ripple yarn blanket. i love the yarn and the colors. I can no longer use most of the yarn that i find in the states too hard on my hands. i love this yarn and it only takes 7 days to get her. awesome. keep up the good work.

Joy

Lucy, ever since I laid eyes on this blanket last year I have been dreaming about making it! I have finally received all my lovely Stylecraft colors and have begun. I absolutely LOVE this pattern/project. Very easy. Very relaxing. Thank you, thank you!!

Kendra Sleppy

This blanket is lovely! I will be using birthday money to order the kit ASAP. As it reminds you of your beautiful coast, it takes me back to our family vacations to Cape Cod and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. (Also, I used your Granny Stripe pattern to make my 11-year-old daughter a blanket for her bed, in colors that she chose. It turned out wonderfully and she loves it.)

Rosemary

Would love to do a coast ripple blanket. As we are going to NewEngland this year thought I would like to do those type of colours as not struck on the dark green and mustardy yello. Scared to pick though what do you suggest?

Iris

Dear Lucy,
I found your blog beginning of June and was enchanted. I ordered the cosy CAL pack, received it last week, started and ... the first 30 colours (60 rows) are finished!
Now I think about ordering the coast pack for my next project.
So many lovely things to crochet... don't know what to start first.
Greetings from Lübeck / North of Germany

Diana Curan

Absolutely love your blanket so very clever to mix those beautiul colours together they are my favourite also, I was wondering if I could ask advise from you, I would dearly love to crochet a ripple blanket but being disabled my hands cannot a lot of stitches, I manage granny squares ok but not to much larger could you please advise me if it is at all possible to make ripple pattern in like granny squares and join them together, I so love your blanket and would really like to be able to do a ripple pattern, I am sorry to worry you with this request but if you have any thoughts at all I would very much appropriate them. Thanking you kindly, Diana Curan

Elsie Pop

So fantastic Lucy, what a great way to use holiday memories as a colour palette. My house is full to bursting with blankets already, but I need to do this with some of my own holiday colours!

Yvonne

I love you and your blankets! Thank you so much for sharing - especially your colour work! I have been wanting to make a ripple blanket for ages, and never dared to start. You gave me courage!

Annabel

It's taken 4 attempts but finally got my first row done with the right number of stitches and onto the second colour, so excited about this blanket.

Poppycreates

Hi Lucy,
this blanket is so beautiful, thank you for the inspiration and sharing it with us, love the colours like ocean waves. I really have to start to work on a blanket soon.
Have a lovely day,
Renata.
I've just started my little blog http://poppycreates.com/

Rainbow Junkie

I am wanting to make another blanket with random stripes but am full of self doubt when doing this. Your explanation of how you choose the colours sounds similar to what I did with my sea and sand blanket and so gives me confidence. It is interesting to see the similarity and the differences in our choice of colours. (11 the same). I am also copying your idea with winding yarn round pegs though not having wooden pegs I bought some craft ‘lolly’ sticks.

Thank you for your ideas.

Sue

Thank you for sharing this. I love the blanket and the photos taken in my favourite county of Dorset.

Sharon

Hi Lucy,
I just finished the Cottage Ripple and was sad when I came to the Grape. Now I need to do the border. I must loosen up while crocheting as I needed extra to finish. Most was just one row but did do a few with two. So have set it aside and chose colours for the Coast Ripple. (I have extra skeins) :) I really enjoy your blog! It keeps me smiling and is definitely one that is happy.
I tried your subscription for your blog but it isn't working. I sent you some coffee and sweets change. I donated to your site through Paypal. I don't know where to put my photo of my blanket.

jo

love it, i'm inspired xx

Patsy

Hi Lucy,

I admired you from a distance at Alexandra Palace last week! Delighted to have bought the yarn and your pattern. Patsy http://wildsherkin.wordpress.com/2014/10/19/twisted-threads/

wally

Hi.
Thank you for sharing those beautiful photos. I just started blogging. Ive been crocheting on and off and now on for a few years.
I really love how you tied in the ocean and your place of inspiration. You inspired me. I have beem so afraid ro start something new and different. I want to make my own pattwrns but im afraid of failing. But i started recently and although its not the most amazing thing I have made its mine.
I adore this blanket and would love to make it.
thank you again.

sheila @ MykentuckyLiving

Your blankets are beautiful. I love your pictures too.
Sheila@mykentuckyliving

May Green

What a wonderful blanket..
Planing to make myself one of these after the Pixie Scoodie project is done!
Happy weekend to you Lucy..
Much Love ♥

May Green

Ellen

oh dear what are you doing to me?? I'm right in the middle of a multi-coloured blanket and now I want to abandon it and start with this one. Glorious colours and makes me a bit homesick to Dorset.

margaret

I would like to order the wool etc for this ripple blanket,but I am in perth Australia how do I go about it, hoping you post it overseas I love the look of it Margaret

Pammie

Luv reading blog. I am nog crocheting but luv words and luv thd way you are sharing your journey. Saying that I want to crochet an easy 8 ply baby blanket for next family baby. Not got far but your site blog may inspire. Loving it. Pam.

SusieQ

Lucy,
I've just begun my blanket and got the pattern right away thanks to your excellent instructions. The colours are gorgeous and I know I will so enjoy working on it.
I'm in Canada and received my order in five days
including a weekend! Amazing service! I'll be looking forward to more of your packs and detailed tutorials.
Thank you for being so generous with your knowledge you are helping hookies around the world!

Kat

Recent follower and loving your stuff! Just had to say I agree with how great this yarn is. I'm in the USA, but recently had a pack shipped to me. It's way better quality, especially for the cost, than anything I've found around here! I have a wool allergy, so acrylics are a must, and this is fabulous. I may have to start ordering all of my yarn from across the Atlantic! And I'll definitely be a regular blog reader!

magda

Lucy you nailed it! I really love seeing such a different colour palette from your hooks and you still manage to maintain the "Lucy" integrity. Feels like I just witnessed a shift in your work and I am now curious to know what will be next!

Melissa

I ordered my Coast Pack, I can't wait for it to wing its way all the way from the lovely UK to me in New Zealand! Eeeeek! :-)

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