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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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Becky Griggs

I started working on the Cozy Stripe Blanket right after Christmas and just realized that even though I chained the 190, my blanket is 166cm wide instead of the 120cm wide that the pattern says it should be. I’m using a 4mm hook so I’m not really sure where I went wrong. My question is if I continue on and want to make the blanket the 170cm long it’s supposed to be...how much more yarn will I need and in which colors to complete the blanket. I’m terrible at math (I have a degree in English Literature), so attempting to figure this out myself would be futile!! Any help you can offer would be greatly appreciated.


Mary linton

I would like to make a double throw for double bed how many stitches and how many balls of wool


HELP, HELP, I need help please. Row 3 and Row 4 are off by 1 clump of treble each, then Row 5 is off by 5 trebles. My first 2 rows came out fine, so what caused the other rows to go short?

Would appreciate your help in anyway you can?


Thank you so much for posting this beautiful pattern. I have been looking for an easy striped blanket that I love for awhile now and it seems I've found it! :)


Help! I have restarted this blanket 3 times now because I just can't seem to keep the same number of stitches in each row. Where am I going wrong? Do you have a stitch count per row or number of clusters per row? I just don't know what's happening...
Hoping you can help...


Really great tutorial. You explain it so well and I really enjoyed making it...now for the border!

Elisabeth Coyne

I made this blanket last year in the months before and after my dad's death. It was comforting to just sit and get absorbed in my crochet and enjoy the softness of the yarn in my hands, and enjoy being swaddled in the blanket as it grew on my lap. This year, I'm enjoying the warmth of it wrapped around me in the evenings, and loving the rows of gentle colours. It has brought me a lot of comfort and I'm planning to start on the Moorland blanket soon! Thank you for creating something beautiful which has helped me at an important time.


Where is the link to the border?

Sharon cawte

Hi! I bought this kit at Yarndale and after I bought it I noticed there was no instructions-your staff told me to download them (I bought the original) but it doesn’t tell me what colour order-help! 😁

carla rollins

I'm losing it (perhaps). My blanket keeps growning. I've gotten in to the sixth row but it's gotten so wide. I've taken it out twice now. What am I doing wrong - is there a row count somewhere?

Jane Lax

Hello, I have bought all your yarn and instructions for the Cosy stripe blanket, and my puppy just ate the instructions ! Please can you send me another set please?
Jane Lax
Abbotstone House

Thank you so much

PS Do I ask the yarn people instead??

Janice Fox

3 Manor Road
Dear Lucy, please could you tell me how many stitches to make toddler blanket approximately 91 cm x 112cm. All those beautiful colours. Please help, I am slow and baby due February!! I so want to achieve this beautiful bright blankey. Thank you grovel grovel .

Stacey Casagrande

There's a link to a yarn pack which of course you don't have to purchase but at least it'll tell you what yarn is being used.


Vicki, In her instructions above, Lucy told us to use DK yarn.

vicki ohara

no where after all of trhis does it say what type of yarn to use makes a big difference


This is so beautiful! Thank you Lucy, for generously sharing it with all of us!

Jayney Yeomans

I absolutely love the look of this blanket, the colours & different stitches give it a wonderful random but extremely neat appearance. I'm really looking forward to trying this.Thank u for all yr time & trouble.love just written the pattern out by hand & it only took about 10 minutes. God Bless You


Thanks very mach for the easy and beautiful pattern.

jacci vesely.   USA

I have been looking for a new afghan pattern and this will work great. the only thing is I am going to have to print it out and change to us stitches. I am looking forward to making this.

sylvia waters

Such a beautiful pattern! Thank you. I am beginner, taught from internet sites like yours - so grateful for the instructions

Judi Reed

Love this pattern! Flows well after I tightened up my count! I am looking forward to doing it again in maybe three green shades and one white... will need to work this out!


Hi. I've been crocheting this blanket for a loooong time but I seem to be going wrong somewhere and it keeps growing! I've sorted out out my width issues a couple of times by dropping a few judicious stitches (hoping the border will sort the wonky edges!). I've checked back though the pattern, I'm certain I'm dropping that extra stitch at the end of the first single trebles row but it still grows arghhhhh! Please could you provide me with a stitch count for each row of the four row repeat? Then I can pinpoint the row which I'm doing wrong and hopefully sort!


The detail of information you supply and the clarity of your instruction photos is simply amazing! You are very talented and a true teacher at heart! Thank you so very much for supplying this photo tutorial and instructions. I very much look forward to attempting this pattern.


I love your patterns. Finished the hydrangea and have the coast blanket waiting. I'm doing the borders on the cosy and have run out of the copper yarn. Nearly got there but only 1/2 way through the last side. Can you suggest another border that doesnt use as much yarn? I don't want to order more for just this side.

Georgia Kellers

I just found this pattern on the all free crochet site and love it. I did the many stripe granny pattern blanket last year as a toddler size. It is my favorite of many I've made. I'm looking forward to trying this pattern, even if I don't use the many colors again.

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