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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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Thank you soooo much for this .... I am a beginner trying to figure out how to join all the different squares together of my first ever crocheted blanket!... With your instructions I get it ..... & there isn't too many pics !



AT LAST! A pretty way to do it! Thanks for inspiration!

Jean Butterworth

Thank you so much for these instructions. I have been trying for some time to master joining the squares, but unsuccessful. Now I can.

Vanessa McCarthy

Really helpful pictures - reassuring to know that, as a beginner, I'm on thecright track


My 9-year old daughter just finished her first blanket after making 600 granny squares. After trying different methods of sewing them together, we found your site and she quickly fell in love with your method and it was just what she was looking for. THANK YOU!!

Christina Kvist

Thank you so much... This is great❤️ from Christina, Denmark


You know when you go through the back loops only,whether you sew them or crochet them together. I have trouble when I come to the place where I have tied off the granny square, there's a knot and no loop. I don't know how to cope with that. Can you tell me please what you do? thank you x


I'm a leftie so I'd be starting at the left corner & continuing to the right across the row. What I'm confused about is adding the next granny after I finish putting two tog (using the slip stitch method) then how do I get the third one, forth one, etc. on? I'm putting together 12 squares for a lapgan & I just cut an end to work into the square when all the squares are attached. I know that's wrong but I didn't know what else to do. Help, please.


This is very very very helpful!! Thanks so much for sharing :)


Never too many pictures. Thank you for a great ttutorial!

Jennifer L Numainville

Thank you for this. I am also planning to follow your tutorial on the edging but is there one for the step in between? I think I get it, clusters of 3dc around with two in the corners and probably a sc between each. But I was looking for it and couldn't find it. Can you point me in the right direction if it's available?

Auntie Squares

Thank you for this excellent tutorial! I've just joined up my first granny square project using your instructions - without a hitch :D The front lies beautifully flat and the back is very smooth and tidy.


Lucy, I have just started crocheting and a friend pointed me to your blog. I am becoming obsessed with crocheting but I am more obsessed with your blog! I want to thank you for the inspiration you provide but also for the wonderful tutorials that are guiding me towards competency. I am crocheting my first granny square blanket together, following your instructions and finding it easy peasy! Your blog is such a ray of sunshine. Grateful thanks, Rachel.

Jo in Sydney, Australia

This is an amazing tutorial - thank you! I have learnt how to crochet to finish a blanket my mother started before Alzheimer's meant she couldn't finish it, so it has meant a lot to me.

I have one question. When I joined all the horizontal rows, the blanket looks great. It lies flat and seems like all is perfect, but when I join the vertical rows it starts to buckle. The joins seem straight, but the body of the square seems to bunch up. Am I making the stitches too tight?


There's a good method on Red Heart. I'm trying it and think it's a tad quicker than this one which I've also used.


Excellent tutorial Lucy, thank you.
I'm almost ready to start joining my 80 square blanket, but didn't know how to go about it, and your advice has been brilliant.
I'll let you know how it comes together.

Frances Melanson

This is so very helpful!!!! A million and one thanks got this!!! I have made one blanket with squares before and it is coming apart now because I did the whip stitch and apparently I did it wrong! I now am working on a baby blanket and have to join 35 squares this has saved my life!!


Hello Lucy
For some reason my squares are not looking the same.I am trying to hook a lot as I am making a double size blanket. I hope to have it slip stitched together by next winter.
Help me please Lucy.


Hello Lucy
Call me stupid but why is some crochet together and look normal then I attach another one and notice it looks upside down or crazy in any case.
How do I hold them together so they all look alike instead of one looking good and the next having the stitches show on the opposite side.

dima nika

Thank you so much! Good working!

Mary Parsley

I am attempting to learn crochet. I have tried many times but I always go back to knitting because it is easy for me. You have made this sound so easy I think I can do it. I tried to print out instructions but I could not make it print. You are a very easy to follow. Mary

Elizabeth Curtin

I wish you would write a book. Crochet books are stodgy and have boring colors.

Tammy b

Thank you! I wasn't going to try a granny square blanket because I didn't want to sew them together....but this is just the ticket for me to give them a whirl!

Angela Anderson

Thank you very much for your guide to attaching granny squares - very clear and easy to follow.

Tammy Richardson

Lucy, you are such a bright spark of inspiration!! I adore the way you decorate, the colors & patterns you choose, and the way you display them!! I have been crafting for years and crochet is one of my favorites! Thank you so very much for your detailed tutorials and your blog which brightens my day!!

Please continue to spoil us with your creativity & generous teaching! If you ever make it to the states, please consider visiting Las Vegas!! I would love to meet you and show you my city of lights!

Tammy Richardson
Charmingly Green, Inc

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