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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 liked it all - esp. the circle demo.
I hope I am including everything to
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Hi, Thanks so much four your tutorial. It is very helpful. I wonder if you have any tips regarding the changing of colour at each of the rounds. I find it hard to keep my joins invisible. There always seems to be a visible idfference between my chains and treble or half treble, whichever I am using. I have tried several ways of joining the new yarn and will try your way also but any advice you could offer would be great! I love your site and feel inspired by all the beautiful things you make! Thanks! Michaela


What size hook do you use?


Thank you, Lucy, for this great tutorial. I just found this one and it's quite helpful.

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They would make a great little coaster.

Victoria Ham

Beautifully clear instructions, my colour changes aren't quite as neat, but improving. The only problem is I just can't seem to stop!!! I'm up to row 23.

It does tend to curl as someone else noticed but with each round the previous one seemed to flatten out.

God knows where it's going to end.

Thank you.


I love your patterns!!! After much frustration I found your blog and your patterns were the key to unlocking the crochet code for me. I've made a ripple blanket for my pup and I am HOOKED on granny squares. You should so write a pattern book!!! Thank you, thank you, thank you. Please keep the pattern tutorials coming:)


Hi Lucy!

Thank you so much for your lovely ideas and tutorials. Great!

I've made lots of these sweet birdies for my family as christmas presents.

Liebe Grüße from Germany :o),


Hi Lucy, I have the same question: each time my flat circles curl, like I have too many stitches, it starts around rd 7 & curls up, What am I doing wrong?
Sonja (Holland)


Hi Lucy,

I just wanted to say "thank you" to you for posting this tutorial. I've seen other instructions that claim that the circle lays flat, but in fact it does not. Yours is the first that actually works!


Anika kim

wonderful!!!!!the only website who explains clearly!
greetings from Canada,British Colombia


hello Lucy you are a very successful woman.happy wemens' day.


brilliant and you have got me back into crochet thanks so much for sharing all your great patterns with us all..illpost my resuls eventually


Hi Lucy, I was recently introduced to your blog and I am now an Attic24 addict and rapidly becomming a crochet addict too!!
I'm currently making a flat circle for a cushion cover but I'm finding it's becomming a bit 'frilly' rather than flat. I also don't know how you get your stitches so tight and neat!
any tips?
thanks :o)




I use this method for making hats. I count in my head as I go, so if I'm working a round with 3 st between the doubled stitches, I count:

1,2, (that's the doubled stitches - 1 and 2 are always doubled)
3, 4, 5 (and that way all I have to remember is that I'm working to 5. It takes very little concentration for me, which is nice, since I'm usually multi-tasking.

Hope that helps someone! :)


*Cries* I'm folowing the instructions but I keep making a bowl.. my round is not flat... where am I messing up on?

reve de souris

Merci beaucoup pour ces tutos....j'en rêvait et je les ai enfin trouvé grace à toi! Bravo pour ton blog...il est très chouette! je reviendrais souvent!!



make handmade

Great tutorial, thanks for sharing

Marina van Rijswijk

Hello from Cape Town, South Africa. This is the BEST crochet site on the entire www. Only problem is, I spend so much time looking at what you offer, that I don't have much time left for actually crocheting! Thank you so much!


Hi! First, pardon my english as its a second language. I wanted to let you know how much i like your blog. I'm making some birdies for my daughter's bedroom and but many of your proyets are so nice that I want to finish soon so I can start them... some cushions, the gorgeous snake, maybe some day a blanket... Anyway, thanks for all the hard work of sharing. Your explanations are very clear!!
Silvina, writing from Argentina.


Thanks for your tuts, Attic 24! I just discovered your blog, and you solved several of my crochet problems already! Into my Favorites you go!

Olivia Brannon

From Spokane, WA: I love your blog and your work. Thanks so much for sharing.

Christine Curtis

Thank you from Florida, USA. Your so creative that I'm pulling out my hook again to try and make your colorful afghan! Please post the directions for all of us.

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