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January 04, 2014


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Thank you for the recommendation of "A Winter's tale" by Trisha Ashley. I borrowed it from the library and thoroughly enjoyed it. Amazing to be enjoying the sunshine here in Australia while you are in the depths of winter!


Hello plz would you help in a matriyoshka crochet pattern?? Plzz


Granny stripe blanket in the snow.....

There are no words to describe how much I love your blog, Your outlook, creativity and generous spirit provide me with a daily dose of inspiration. I've made several of your projects (and so proud of all of them-I have no shame). I even choreographed an "Oh my gosh I can't believe I made this incredible piece, it's SO beautiful!" dance.

Anyway, I live in Maryland, USA and Monday learned a big snowstorm would be coming our way and I would most likely be housebound. My first thought- "This is it ..... I'm going to make that granny striped blanket." I raced to my yarn shop and selected the brightest happiest mist springlike colors I could find. I started hooking with the flutter of the first snowflake and am hooking as I watch the deer in the snow. Pretty perfect day, right? Wish I knew how to attach a picture of my WIP.

Thank you, thank you, thank you for the inspiration and for being a part of my day.


Just packed up my holiday decorations - it always makes me a little sad, but also happy to be turning a new leaf in the new year. Love your pictures!

kelly dunigan

So many pretty things Christmas has been packed away for nearly a week here but i am already making plans to make more decorations for when Christmas returns. I hope you and your family had a lovely Christmas and new year may 2014 bring you much wooly goodness :-) couldn't help but notice the beautiful pen in the last picture could i be a bother and ask you where you got it from please :-) xx

Carole Honour

I am just going to attempt your beautiful Autumn Wreath and wondered if you were able to send me the wool colours for the flowers and other items as I can only see details for the stripy cover. I am including my email if you were able to send it to there...many thanks


Star Kulp

I have to wait for your Simply Crochet debut. My bookshop only has issue 11. We always get British things a little late here in the US.


Will have to try and find simply crochet! Love your Christmas decorations and calender, they're all so colourful! xx


Lucy. I laughed out loud. I just had a conversation with my friend down the street in Chicago about how she "fought" with her tree lights as she was trying to remove them. She said the tree won. A Mothers work is never done. Love your blog. Interesting how so much is not so different across the world. Leslie


So glad to see you are still active in the blogging world. I have been very inactive in blogging and following the blogs I love. Like I said, I'm so glad to see that amongst the blogs I loved following, you are still there. Love your blogs & inspiration.


Happy New Year! Congrats on your new Simply Crochet column! I'll look forward to picking up my copy :) x


congrats on the article

Living Waters by LeAnn

This is my first time to drop by. I totally enjoyed reading your thoughts today, mainly because they mirror some of mine.
I have a time set to work on getting our Christmas put away and it sounds like such an adventure when reading about yours.
Blessings to you!

Jo S

Happy New Year to you, Lucy. I look forward to being part of it via your blog and lovely colourful, hooky inspiration!

Anna Lúcia

Adoro sua página! É bom ver e ler., me tranquiliza e anima a fazer também, as manualidades.
parabéns por sua página!

Anna Lúcia Silveira Figueiredo

Lorraine Brierley

My copy of crochet hasn't arrived yet...but I am looking forward to reading your article. Your blog is an inspiration.


My head is bursting too- it is a good feeling.Happy New Year Lucy .x

Su Bishop

Happy New Year! These winter evenings make me want to snuggle down with a good book and a mug of tea. I can recommend Trisha Ashley her books are wonderful, love the characters as well as the stories. Now all that is needed is a character that crochets.

Ali Dufty

Wishing you much peace and contentment and a continuously happy hooky journey for 2014 :) warm wishes, Ali

Winwick Mum

I'm always amazed by both how bare the house is once the tree has gone and by how much space we seem to have gained! Tricia Ashley's good (I've also read that book and enjoyed it) - but I absolutely couldn't put down "The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry" by Rachel Joyce - a beautifully written book which actually spoiled my reading for last year because I couldn't find another book that came close! Definitely worth a look if you find it lurking anywhere! xx


Wishing you a fabulous 2014 Lucy! I am looking forward to following your blog once again, always cheerful and inspirational. xx Pat


Huge congratulations on your article in Simply Crochet. I subscribed specially to read you as I enjoy your blog so much. So looking forward to learning more about hooking in technicolour.


Dear Lucy, I hope that all your dreams and wishes will be forfilled! Happy New Year from Antwerp, Belgium. Chris


Lovely post as always. Here too Christmas is being packed away and all is looking bare and sad, that is one of the many reasons why I love December twinkly lihgt and all things bright. Need to hook lots to add more sparkle to the house. My Christmas wreath, inspired by you in all greens and reds, needs more 'Lucy' bling to it, but I was so keen to hang it on the door, but now that it is down, I will work away 'Lucyfiying' it over the coming weeks, pop over and see...

Lucy Horne

Just got my copy of Simply crochet! Love your article. My new year resolution is to improve my technique and master colour! Thank you so much for your inspiration (I've just bought the Attic 24 pack ready for my next blanket!)
You are my crochet hero! (I've bought you a coffee to say thanks!)
Lucy (beacatcrochet) x

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