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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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Jill Aldous

Hi - I have started to crochet the bag (fairly new to crochet) but the round seems to be curling up rather than being flat - does anyone know what I may be doing wrong - many thanks.

Sally Beak

Please can you tell me where I find the pattern for the smaller bag which I saw on your blog last year.regards sally

sue andrews

Hi can you help when ur making the sides do u still chain 3 on each row?

Phyl beddall

Lovely bag l changed the top, made it a little less wide by making a pleat next to each strap. Plus I made the final. Row less bulky by. Leaving three stitches between the. Scalloped edging. It suits my need to have it as a beach bag love crochet my grandma taught me as a young girl. But find all these modern ideas so appealing to do. No


hiya quick question..new to crochet get confused with yarns etc..The bag above is gorgeous ccould I use the rico creative cotton?

justine Barrack

Lucy, I know you have probably been asked this a lot. But how many balls of aran weight yarn would I need to make this bag? Loving your work.


Love this bag and hope to try it soon. You have amazing designs. Thanks so much.


hao many days you can finished crochet bag?


how many days you can finish a crochet bag?




I would crochet in a tall narrow pocket to stash knitting needles/scissors/hooks etc in

Janet Skiles

Ah, Lucy! You are my heroine! There isn't anything that you have made that I don't absolutely love and this bag is no exception. Going to start one tonight. One for each of my grandchildren to use when they come spend the night...put their clothes in in it. AND one day I'm going to get my husband to buy one of your yarn packs for me to use. Always have wanted to try the yarn but for now I use Hobby Lobby yarn and am content! Also, one day I will be at Yarndale! Yes, I will! God bless you and your family!

Linda Midtlyng

How many balls of yarn will this bag hold. I see two different sizes


Love your patterns. I was inspired to make a bag and even though I took A's lazy way and didn't change colours every line : ) I was still thrilled with the result. Only learnt a couple of months ago but now taking every opportunity to crochet....getting obsessive....can this be cured lol?

Lin Moore

Thank you so much for such for a lovely, easy to follow pattern, being fairly new to crochet you have truly inspired me.
Need to check out more of your patterns, there's no stopping me now! :)

Melanie Almond

Wow! as soon as I have finished my ripple blanket, I am on this !! Thank you....


Thank you for posting the free pattern! It is lovely:) I have included it on my blog Karla's Making It (linking to your pattern, of course)! You can view it here http://www.karlasmakingit.com/free-crochet-patterns/free-crochet-purse-and-bag-patterns/

Debbie allen

Please can you tell me if I can use a double knit wool and how much would I need to make a bag the same size as yours?


Thank you for this lovely free pattern Lucy. I used your Teardrop Cushion Pack from The Wool Warehouse.

shoshy roback

Can you give me the dimensions for this bag and also the newer smaller chunky version please? thank you

T Doyle

Love the bag. How would you add a pocket inside?


Hi just started this bag but am having a problem in that there seems to be a hole where the rows start and finish any advise please ? Xx


Love your patterns! Just finished the Cosy Blanket and now I am halfway through this bag. Fast and easy! Loved the yarn I ordered to make this. Thank you!!

Mandy millar

Hi,I descovered crotchet in the 70's Am re living my youth with all the amazing colours now available.Can't thank you enough for giving me a skip in my step and a smile on my face. Wishing you all the very best,and hoping you go from strength to strength,keep going.And like you I paint,but crotchet is so joyful too,and cool-again! X

Sue Ames

Thank you for the pattern. I have loads of fabric bags but love this one just to carry my needle work.It is so pretty and a way to maybe use up all that yarn I have.

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