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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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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.


dear I have learned so many thing from this site. u r very helpful. would u plz help me to make baby shoe or slipper. i can make the sole but the problem is with upper part .... plz plz plz

Robin Summers

Oh my how did I ever miss that you put the instructions for the ever so large yarn bag up! Lordy me. Now I have to go yarn shopping to I can get it going!!! I am so excited. Thank you ever so much my dear Lucy for making the tutorial for me. You are such a dear sweet friend. You and your blog bring me such happiness. What an inspiration you are.

lots of love from across the pond xxxxxxxxxx

Avantika Gupta

Lovely pattern... So easy to follow!
Just one thing, what do I do to make the base a little rigid? It's all droopy when I put things in it. :(


Nobu Murakawa

Woooo!!! What a lovely colorful crochet designs :)
I will definitely try it. Here is the another link where i found lovely crochet designs as yours.


I just started one of these tonight and I can't wait to see it finished. I'm using scraps of leftover pink skeins :) different textures, colors, yarns, and fibers. Thank you so much for the great tutorial! :)


I paid $7.50 USD for this pattern several years ago. I should have waited.



I found this on Deramores which says it's Aran weight not DK, will this do?

Is there any way to read the answers you give to previous comments as there are a few I would like to know the answer to but don't want to keep bugging you! I always find the Q&A in the comments section really helpful on blogs. Thanks!

Mia Robbins

Thks so much Lucy - I will attempt to make this soon :-) You r very inspirational... thks a mil xxx

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