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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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Thanks so much for your time and effort in making this amazing pattern so easy. Much appreciated

dot preston

The best website I have ever been explains in simple terms exactly what to do well done

Kathy Gibbons

Thank you for a ripple pattern that I can understand. It actually took me several tries to get it right but since I had a light stroke not quite 2 weeks ago, the math part of this was a bit tricky, finally I chained 14 at a time, keeping track on a calculator and when I had the size I wanted I made sure I was on the 14th chain and then added 3, it worked out great for me. I love the easy flow of the pattern.

kathleen vits

very clear now to try to save it for use

Jan Charles

Lucy, Thank you so much for your tutorial. I am a self-taught crochet person starting way back when the internet didn't exist. I learned from looking at pictures and reading definitions of crochet terms, etc. All of that to say, there were some small problems I ran into every time because I was unsure what the instructions meant. Then - I came across your tutorial. You have saved me from hours of frustration. Using your needle to point out exactly where to make a stitch is brilliant! Thank you. I look forward to reading your blog, watching your projects develop and learning new crochet patterns.


Thx for the great tutorial. I've enjoyed making several blankets. It's always fun to see different color combos! I am sorry I can't attach a photo. Lori


Thank you so much for THE BEST EVER TUTORIAL. I can knit, but learnt to crochet via YouTube. Great because I could pause the instructions from a lovely Southern American lady. However, I could never understand crochet patterns (probably still can't). I realize that some of my difficulty was that double crochet in English is triple crochet in US. However, your friendly descriptions are so easy to understand, your diagrams and photos are fabulous - first time I have ever followed a pattern and arrived at the correct stitches. Nothing is taken for granted. You are a brilliant tutor. You have now put me on the right path and I think you should write you own bookx


Thank you for sharing this pattern. A fantastic one to have learned.


How do we post pics???


Hello I just wanted to say thank you for sharing this awesome easy to follow pattern! I just finished an amazing beautiful blanket for my one year old nephew using been at super chunky yarn and this pattern!! Thanks again!


Hi I love your work and your site. Can you please mention regularly that in the UK a treble is a double, and a double is a single. It would save a lot of time before realising it. Many thanks

Diana Baker

I was lucky enough to receive your super kit and instructions as a birthday gift. I am struggling, although it began well, the hills no longer peak and the valleys.... using a 4mm hook, I wonder is it the tension? My original sample was perfect, but with the weight it soon began to, soften (?) The peaks and valleys. Love love your site!
Diana in Hampshire

Faye Faraldo

Hi Lucy, I am half way through one of your other blankets but I so want to try this one. Oh what to do? Perhaps I will have two blankets on the needle or maybe just think about it as I continue on with my first one. "Thank you for making it so easy to do, so dear friend across the pond Happy, healthy New Year.


I made a large size of this for my sister's Christmas present, big enough for a double bed.
It was a WIP for over 5 months but so worth it! She cried when she opened it.
It's the first 'proper' thing I've ever made, that was good enough to gift.
Such a fabulous pattern to follow.

I have a question for you, I have searched the site but can't find my answer (although it could be glaring at me!)

If I was to make some baby blankets using this pattern, do you object to them being sold via an Etsy shop?
I was planning to list in the sellers description that the blanket was made using a pattern by Attic24 and state that it's not my own design. Would this be satisfactory?
I ask as I've seen other crochet people state on their patterns that they are not happy for the finished goods to be sold etc - I don't want to get in trouble!

Thanks, Michelle


I. Learnt your pattern on our 3 hour flight to Australia and now I don't need to follow the pattern. Thank you. :) I made a slight alteration when making a baby caraway blanket: in the middle I made a hole for the seat belt to go through by stopping at the top of one 'mountain' and doing 14 chain and joining that to the next 'mountain' then, on the next row, I just crotched along the row of chain when I got to that point.

gillian singleton

Im absolutely amazed how easy this is. Once i got the hang of the pattern it was so easy.

Thanks so much


Have you got this ripple pattern in a circle? The ones I have found only have very sharp points - I like the softer ripple better. Thanks

Lisa Johson

I'm having a problem after turning and starting row 3, when I follow exactly as you say I end up without enough stitches at the end of that row. I have tried this over 8 times and still just can't get it. Seems I'm having the same problems as others have said. Please help!

Susan Wanzer

Thank you so much for sharing your tutorial. I have tried several times unsuccessfully to learn this pattern. Finally your skill and patience walked me through the process so easily! So anxious to get started on a baby blanket project! Thanks again!

Marleen Staessens

Hello Lucy,
It was a great joy to crochet the cosy autumn blanket ! I managed well with the meadow edging !
I do have still a lot left over from 25 to 40 gr. of each color .
Do you think it is possible to make a pillow with it in soft waves like this ? Maby i schould use 2 threats to make it look more thick ?

Kind regards
Marleen (from Flanders in Belgium ;) )


Very lovely way of explaining the whole pattern. Full of patience. Thanks a lot for making it so easy.😊

Mel from Lincolnshire

Hi I would love to know the colour sequence for the blanket above as I would like to add it to my collection of your beautiful blankets thank you

Mandie Dunning

I've attempted it twice now and no matter what I do, I'm always out at the end of the row. Sometimes the ups and downs don't match the preceding row either 😣

What am I doing wrong.


Barbara Leftwich

Thanks so much for the tutorial. I too tried to follow the pattern, Soft Waves, from the book, but ended up pulling out a few rows. Then I found your Site, and followed your lessons and schematics, and what a difference it made I am just wondering how many stitches across you used, as I think yours is so
outstanding. Thanks again for the help (save) and I love the color range you used, Bye for now, and I love your Site as it is so inspiring.


Hiya I'm currently doing this pattern but I was just wondering does anyone know how you make it have straight edges at the top and bottom to add a border thanks xxxxxx

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