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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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I'm still working on mine. My cat and I are fighting over who gets it. He loves to lay on it.

Jayne Pickbourne

Gorgeous blanket, hoping to start one soon


Can u please tell me how many sts for a cosy stripe blanket in double bed size thank you

Catherine Roe

I have started this blanket, but it's going all curly - what am I doing wrong. Do I need to take it out and start again?
Please Help?


Can you tell me how you fasten off after each colour please. I asked my sister to get me this for Christmas and I am a beginner, I have done first 2 rows, hope I have counted them right.


Jane - look above for her links to when this was a live crochet-along. Week 2 is where you are!


I love the texture of this! I think I am going to use this pattern for my temperature blanket this year. Thanks!

Jane Clayton

Hi everyone, do any of you have a copy of the pattern and colour chart please? I am in touch with Attic24 but the link they sent is not right and so I am waiting for them to reply and I am impatient to get on with it again!!
I am on the 22nd colour change which is Claret 1123 but don't know the next colour if anyone can help please?
Best wishes, Jane

Sarah Briggs

Think I'm going to give this a go! This looks so fun! Thanks!

Nardia Smith

Hi, I just love this blanket and am a third of the way through it. I've had a stupid thing happen. While driving on the busy freeway with my crochet gear in the back of the car, my son opened the window and the pattern blew out the window!! I couldn't get off the road to back and get it 😔 I just love the way it's coming along and love the way the colours go. I am wondering if you could please email me the picture of the order that the colours go in.
With love and hope Nardia x


hi can you tell me how to subscribe to your website please tried the button that says SUBSCRIBE but all I get is all funny writing help !


I believe our stitches in three US are single and double crochet to their double and treble.


What is desired gauge for USA crocheter?


I love my stripe blanket! It is very cosy indeed! Thank you for the free pattern! Greetings from The Flanders, Belgium! x

Donna Lynskey

Got back into crochet at the beginning of this year and have made a few throws in anticipation of feeling confident enough to do this project. Your so right when you say about the colours being everything. Never seem to find the right combination, but thankfully you have done all that for us, Looking forward to my order arriving. Thanks again.

Cheryl minifie

I love this Afghan and the bright colors!

Carol donald

Yordale Ave

Dee Zimmerman

Good morning, Lucy -- This pattern looks so complicated, but in reality it is actually quite simple to do. Your pictures make it so easy to understand how it's done. I'm almost finished with a multi-colored one and am so pleased with how it is turning out. Thank you so much for sharing!


I think it is about time I sent this message as I have been making quite a few blankets from you so very easy to follow blanket patterns, they have mainly been for babies and they were so lovely at the finish. A friend and I are doing lap and wheelchair blankets for senior citizens that are in nursing homes via a charity organization in Hull. I am now wanting to start on the cosy stripe blanket, could you possibly tell me approximately what size these blankets should be. I would so love to hear from you. And mainly many thanks for sharing your genius with us. Best wishes to you.
Kind regards
Charmaine Rimmer
Cheshire. UK.

Cara L McKee

I loved making this blanket - it all came together quickly and simply, and my son adores the finished article. I've blogged about it here: http://caralmckee.blogspot.co.uk/2016/03/crocheting-cosy-blanket.html

                                               Vi Finney

Plan to start on this tomorrow. have been looking to use up all my yarn.

Christine Horne

This is beautiful, and I think any mixture of colors would work! I have nearly finished a shell pattern Afghan and this could be my next !! . I think any leftover yarn could be used but I'm not sure abt. the size the CM! Maybe I'll get on line!!


Can I ask a newbie question? I've just finished the Cosy stripe using the Stylecraft (slighty different shades, love it)and am wondering what people usually do with the leftovers? I must have around 1/3 of it left and obviously the colours work well. I'm more of a blanket/throw kind of girl rather than wee twiddly things and I don't know where to start looking for ideas for that quantity. Is this a really daft question?? Thanks!


Lucy, I have been reading your heartwarming blog for a while now and love the way you write so honestly and exactly the way your heart feels. I have been crocheting now for about 4 years and felt a bit inadequate as I seem to be the only one who has never made a blanket. We moved down to Dorset last year and I was going to make your Coastal blanket, but having left it until the end of summer, I decided the colours in your Cosy blanket look a lot more snuggly for Autumn/Winter. I am about to take the plunge and make a start on it tonight. Thank you so much for the pattern and all your yarny enthusiasm! By the way, Wool Warehouse are amazing - I ordered the kit online yesterday afternoon and it arrived today!!

Bernice frederick

Beautiful blanket. How many chains do u make for a single bed blanket. I want the width of blanket to be 145cm.

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