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  • 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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March 18, 2012


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Can't wait to hear what you have to say about Homespun style - I've just been reading about it in the latest Mollie Makes and it sounds fantastic. We also love Peepo here - my son was given the same hard book copy that you seem to have for his first Birthday and we've spent hours looking through the pictures with him :-)


Hi. I live in New Zealand and just wanted to say a hello and thankyou for sharing peeks of your life. Yours is my fav blog and I adore your art, colours, house, walks and photography and conversations. Much happiness for your day. Josie :)


I gave a try to your lemon drizzle last night : 4 fans here (out of 4...) Thank you!


Hello, I've nominated you for The Versatile Blogger Award. You are one of my favorite shiny spots on the web and I hope my readers find their way here as well. Congrats!



Lucy, what a wonder you are…your blog makes me smile every time I visit! Stay happy, enjoy your family and your town, these are the things that matter. Thank you for sharing! I had to smile, I love the smell of narcissus and my husband hates them…I get them in the winter (here in Florida we have things like that in December) and set them by an open window so the smell is not so strong. Enjoy your spring…it is already summer here in Way Too Sunny Florida!


We had a book like yours when our big guy was very little... Peedie Peebles... brought with friends from York.... we all loved the drawings and story.
You're doing such a good job showing us all how to enjoy the burgeoning Spring! I'm only my way out to the market and know I'll come back with pots of narcissi... they come in yellow pots here in Princeton, NJ too!

Valerie Jones

Lucy, you talk about how blessed you are in this post. I wanted to let you know that your blog has blessed me. I am constantly inspired by your photos. The colours of your work, whether they are of your crochet (my favourite), or of your craftsy things bring me joy. I hate to go on blathering like an idiot but I did want you to know that reading your words about life and all in it, to me, has been a joy. Blessings to you and yours.
Valerie, Ohio, USA

Sarah west mids uk

Dear Lucy I was so tired this evening that I fell asleep on the settee.
When I read your blog I knew that I had just got myself over tired. I need an afternoon in bed with tea and lemon drizzle cake. The cake made me smile
because a few years back my mum kept making it and we girls teased her about it. Peepo book has such wonderful illustrations in it. Allan Ahlberg
was brought up near to where I live and I have worked in the primary school
he went to.
I keep looking at that book title too. There is an article on Selina Lake in the current copy of Mollie Makes.
Your blanket is looking very very good. Love the variation in the ripple stripes. Enjoy the rest of the week.xx


Hoy se celebra el dia de San Jose artesano!!!

Eres artista-artesana del crochet!!!!
Feliz Dia !!!!!!


Oh peepo! I loved reading this book to my children when they were wee ones (teens now!). Thank you for the memory :)


beautifull pictures...i just love your blog and i stop by everyday to check whats new. you are the one who got me in crocheting...i like your work so much i couldnt resist...i had to try some myself and its really addicting!
thanks for the inspiration! xxx


your ripple blanket is so inspiringly gorgeous! <3


You inspired me to finally have a go at my kitchen bookshelf full of cookbooks and messy piles. Just finished it this morning and I love it now! Your ripple is just yummy, and I have been carrying my Homespun book around with me to every room in the house. It's amazing!!!

idiosyncratic eye

I love your bright colourful photos, they always brighten my day so thank you for sharing. I also love sticker books and lemon drizzle cake (although for some reason it's become lemon grizzle cake in our house), it's the simple things in life. Like crafts. :)


This was a feast for the eyes and heartwarming. Pegging laundry--it's been many many years. These days hardly any one has a clothesline in the states and in some housing developments they are prohibited. Sad in a way I think. The plate your cake slice was on was beautiful...but so was your cup/mug and all the pretties surrounding you. And that book--what little I could see--does look wonderful. Looking forward to seeing more. Next time I am at Barnes and Noble I'm going to look for it. And I think you deserve the middle of the day luxury bath and bed time 'cause you conquered the shelves of doom..

Archie the wonder dog

Seems like a perfectly splendid day!! Ripple is beautiful!


Have just read your post and it brought back memories - my daughter is now nearly 30 and Peepo was one of our favourite books, the illustrations are amazing.


What a perfectly peachy day, thank you for sharing such happiness.
Your ripple is looking beautiful.
Carol xx


Hi Lucy, Could u help me, I am stuck on the ripple blanket edges. I have started it over several times and it comes out uneven and bumpy each time.I have followed your tutorial but Im still having problems. I Love your current ripple so much that I am trying to make one like yours. Thank You Nancy


Hey, glad you had some happy 'me time'. x


I love seeing all the cheery and colorful bits of your home! Sounds like a wonderful Sat. to me! Good for Little B putting together his train- I so miss trains- my youngest adored them and played happily with them for years! It was so sweet- but he's ten now and not nearly so easily entertained- you know how that goes! Your home and life are enchanting, Lucy!

Sew Create It - Jane

I have never tried bath and bed during the day...but it sounds blissful!


Crochet on yellow pots = perfect!

Anne Reed

Domestic Bliss You can't beat it.Peepo was always a favourite and the lemon drizzle still is!lol Glad you enjoyed some me time. Anne x


What a great day you had, thanks for sharing it with us. Love the ripple.

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