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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, stay at home Mum with three young children. We live in a 100year old Victorian house in the North of England which we are slowly renovating, and here I spend my days :: mothering, decorating, crocheting, baking, sewing, crafting and gardening. I hope you enjoy your peek into my colourful little world. xxxx

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Ribbon

Awesome!

best wishes Ribbon

Mammamia

Your blog and your beautiful colors have inspired me to pick up my crochet hook! Thank you. Just beautiful!

nadine renaux

Hi, Lucy !
I just discovered your blog a few days ago, and can't help but coming back, and back again. I absolutely LOVE your works, and especially this summer garden blanket project. I usd to crochet maaaaany years ago, and now feel the urge coming back to it. I guess that, with the help of your clever and clear guidelines + photos, I'll then be able to make it... cross my fingers and toes ! TeeHee !..... ;>)
May I ask one question about quantities, pleeeeeeaze, Lucy ?
I understand you will need MORE white + green and blues, than the other random colors, but I can't figure how many ???
Could you be so kind, as to tell how many balls of these constant colors you bought, among the 30 in total ?
I'd be sooo grateful ;>) THANKS, dear !

(((HUGS))) & smiles from my little corner of the world ! (Belgium)
XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXO
NADINE

corry

Hello Lucy, Thanks for this wonderful tutorial. I love these squares. I never could figure out how to make them but thanks to your clear pictures and discription I made two squares..jippie!!
So thanks again for sharing.

Carole Garnett

Gorgeous ! Would love info from your point of view on how to join it all together ! I'm new at this type of crochet ! Thanks
Carole Garnett

Johannesburg
South Africa

Heather

Hiya Lucy,
thank you so much for this tutorial, I've had a go at this today and I have loved it. I've only reached 9 so far, but I've been joining as I go as well and I'm ever so proud. :) want to see?
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y33/dappymuffin/DSCF0374.jpg

Kate Wells

I'm half finished with my wonderful, colorful ripple blanket!
I smile sometimes when I'm working on it and remember that a girl in England has inspired me... a country girl, living on a ranch in Texas...to crochet this delightful addition to my home. The next thing I want to do is the colorful flowery granny square throw. I'm just a tad anxious, though, about what to do with the end pieces when I change colors. Granny squares have always intimidated me because no matter how hard I try to weave in the ends, they always are popping out and looking fuzzy and unattractive. Could you do a tutorial on how you weave in your end pieces, Lucy? Thanks, Kate~

Guro

Thank you so much for the tutorial - I've just blogged about my first squares (which were my first crocheting as well):
http://regnbuedalen.blogspot.com/2009/06/granny-square-flowers.html

Sharon Nisson

Hi Lucy, I've nearly finished my hexagon blanket and am wondering what surface you use to block a large blanket that has been crocheted together-as-you-go. My beautiful striped purse is also nearly finished, but my daughter saw it and claimed it. She LOVED IT!
So I'll have to go buy some more yarn and make another for myself. Yeah!!! Love everything you do! Thanks so much for sharing it.

Polarized Sunglasses

Wow, this tutorial is very explanatory and it has made me thinking that i must start a crochet project.

Victoria

Thank you for this tutorial! I've made my first granny squares and they look terrific! :)

shaz

Love the pattern for the granny squares and cant wait ot get started,but I havent any idea how to join them together, could you help me on this one please
Shaz

Angela Rueb

I love your blog and the tutorials....and I'm re-learning how to crochet because of your inspiration! Please....about how many balls of the Rowan yarns (Pure Wool DK and the Cotton) did you use for your summer square and hexagon blankets?

Thank you!

alrueb@yahoo.com

Paloma

I'm in love with yor tutorial. I've been looking all over the web for granny squares I can understand and make. Thanks for sharing it!

Gea

waw,i love your crochet blankets

i make 1 block :)

but how came the blocks together??

i hope you understand my englisch

i'm dutch

Janet

Lucy, I just came across your blog and love the granny square blanket; do you recall the colors that you used? Your color choice is fabulous and I would love to make it in those exact colors.
Thanks so much,
Janet in NY

Carole Williamson

Hi, i log onto your blogs two or three times a week and i`m inspired to do more crocheting.Unfortunately i`m supposed to be knitting a jumper for my son( aged 29) for his birthday TODAY !!!! And keep getting distacted into crocheting! Agh well never mind. Keep up the good work and more ideas. Thanx Carole

julia hackett

Hi there
A little note to say a BIG THANK YOU for inspiring me to start to crochet. l have just completed my first granny square. l love your site as it is full of inspiration and the colours you use are truly stunning.
Thank you so much
julia x

Jenny

Hallo Lucy,
Thank you or sharing!
My Englisch is not so good but I hope you can understand it.
I love your blog and I come back.
The colors that you use are beautifull.
Greetings from Holland,
Jenny

Erica K

Thank you so much for the tutorial! I love the ones with the buttons in the center!

Trudy

Hi Lucy,
Love your website! Do you have crocheted sweater,cardigan patterns for infants?

Bonnie

Thanks for sharing! I always have trouble following crochet patterns and this is one that I think I will actually make!

SparklePetal

Thank you for this tutorial Lucy! I have only just started trying to teach myself crochet and was a bit bored and frustrated by rows! After looking at your clear instructions and pictures I thought I could probably manage one of these squares... and I could! All I need now is some more colours of wool.

emily

Oh goodness... I've "known how to crochet" for three whole days and have spent them practicing swatches of different stitches but had no idea where to start with my first "thing"... this is it! Thank you :)

sharon

Hi Lucy,
This is a great tutorial - finally one that i have understood enough to start to make a blanket for my daughter. But I just want to ask if you do the 'blocking thing' that some sites talk about, is this necessary?
Your work is so beautiful and inspirational.

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