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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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Kathryn Nighbert

Thx for sharing Lucy......starting a rug with large cable yarn; it's going to be awesome! Love this craft & all the creative folk sharing their art! KassKrochets 💟💟💟


To those of you with "curly" problems: Just crochet a plain round (no increases) every once in a while. That will flatten out your circle.

Cheryl McGowan

I'm seeing your tutorials just now. They are most helpful, as I've just taken up crochet. It's very nice to see close-up, step-by-step procedures. Thank you for these excellent resources!

Sarah Eddleston

Absolutely love it! Thanks so much Lucy.


Thanks, Lucy, for the fun and inspiration that you bring us with your blog. I just finished dressing up an old floor cushion and I am totally charmed :-)

Julie Davidson

Great I've just completed this a little task with some odd wool. Has made a good little coaster.

Penny Wallington

What size hook please for the birdies / flat circle please?! Can't wait to try.


Thank you for this really very good little tutorial - I am going to make hens - they are so sweet and cute and easy to make.


Thank you - loving this pattern. Even I as a relative beginner is cracking on nicely with this.

Roxane Brayshaw

I have been using a lot of your patterns and I started crocheting by using one of your tutorials last year when my mother got terminal cancer and I have crocheted just about everything you have done.

Thanks for the inspiration and the lovely comments it makes be feel all warm and fuzzy whilst sweating it out on the Gold Coast in Surfers Paradise in Australia


How do you get the middle circle so small? I've been making your Christmas baubles too and for the life of me can't get the hole so small unless using magic circle or going into the first chain which I get into a faff with!



I love this, so simple! And a pattern that works, not hit or miss.

Thank you

One thing I do differently to avoid the polygon effect is to stagger where I put the double htr in relation to the previous row. Produces a much smoother, rounder edge


This is great, the best step by step directions I have seen, can you please tell me what htr is? I am used to single crochet hdc or dc please explain.


thanks a lot from Emily I am amazed at the
simplicity of your pattern thanks again from Emily


I am a beginner in the world of hooking and this pattern I am able to see in loads of different ways


Thank you for this Lucy. I've been trying to make a muffin cat bed but the instructions weren't clear, it got very frilly. I'm using double crochet stitches and this went frilly too, I suspect it's because the stitches are shorter than trebles or half trebles. But alternating 'plain' rows with no increasing has sorted it and I'm now producing a lovely flat, perfectly round base! Happy days!!


Thank you so much for you clear explanation. I mentioned you in my blog. I hope you don't mind!

Melanie Ross

Hello Dear Lucy
I simply LOVE your site! You make things so easy to do with your fantastic explanations. I have crocheted for many years teaching myself as a child. Never imagined I would be able to do all these wonderful things you post!
THANK YOU so very much.
Only found you a few weeks ago, but I think you have a very good heart ,and kindness beyond compare. When I have more money I will send you some more. Thank you, you have made a great difference to my life. Melanie x


Was just wondering what brand of yarn you used for this project. The colours are so pretty. The pattern is so easy thank you so much for posting it


Not sure what I'm doing wrong! But I never end with the right amount of single stitches at the end of each round! I end with singles but not the right amount for that row....would it be too much to ask how many stitches we should have on each round?
Thanks Dawn


I love your blog with all these patterns available. Your use of color is so inspirational! I learned to crochet and bought a pattern the look to see what color yarn, how much yarn and hook. Never thought about changing colors or using different colors or multiple colors. Your blog always makes me smile.


Thanks for your time And patient, from Jerusalem toda raba

Liz Sturgess

Help! My flat circle looks like a Pringle at row 6-7,and by row 11 is some exotic flower, but definitely not a flat circle. I've started it twice in case I'd got it wrong first time ( maybe to much "nattter" going on), but second attempt is the same. Any ideas what I might be doing wrong? I'm using a 3.5mm hook and King Cole Splash dk. Thanks Liz x


can i use this circle for a circular sweater?

Alison Griffiths

Thank you so much for your instructions, so beautifully detailed and explained, I'm a very new crochet lover but I can easily follow this. You've put a lot of work into it and I wanted you to know it's very appreciated.

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