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February 01, 2014

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Jacqueline

I ordered the "Attic 24" pack fron am online wool retailer (I can't remember their name) - the 17 Stylecraft colours. I wouldn't have chosen some of the colours myself, but they look great together, in a finished granny square blanket outlined with white, and a part completed granny square blanket. Thank you.

Jana

Lucy, I admire your colourful schemes, but unfortunately they do not quite work for me :( I quite like using grey and beige :) I was so inspired by your colourful world though that I had made a 'Lucy' ripple blanket that I use for picnics and everyone always comments on how beautiful it is. Thank you for encouraging us to try different colours to what we would normally use.

Clare

So much lovely colour a feast for the eyes on a winters day.
Clare x

Wilfing mum

Your blog has inspired me to learn to crochet recently. I was looking at the Deramores website this week trying to decide on which yarn and colours to buy & got myself totally confused - sooooo much choice! Thankyou for this post about colour. I've just gone and ordered your style craft selection, and when I'm a little more practised, I'm going to attempt your granny stripe blanket. Baby #3 due in June, so hopefully I'll get it finished before then!

Liz

I missed my first delivery of Stylecraft this morning, I am hoping it will be everything you say. Your colours are not quite mine, I have gone for a slightly more muted palette. Though I am hoping that this will work in my bedroom and bring an extra dimension to the current eau de nil.

Joe Edge

You should look on the PETA website and see how cashmere goats are treated.

Winwick Mum

I'm another one with an "Attic 24" pack ripple - I wrap myself up in my rainbow blanket every morning whilst I'm meditating and it's the most cosy, comforting thing. Special DK is a good weight for blankets, especially crocheted ones where the stitches are bulkier than knitted stitches. The blanket is heavy enough to be snuggly without being oppressive and having 55 colours to play with means you'd never need to choose another yarn!

juliet mellenchip

Lovely colour arrangements...bowls 2 & 3 are my favourites! Try adding pale orange and russet to bowl 5 ...just a suggestion :) Love your work and blogs...have made several pieces from your patterns and since learning crochet just over a year ago i'm totally hooked! Just discovered 'hyperbolic' crochet too.

Daisy

There is 59 shades of Stylecraft Special now! They added 4 new shades - Petrol, Gold, Stone and Spice!

It is funny how we choose our colour palette - I'm always drifting towards subdued colours when planning my blankets. I really wanted to use bright yarn in one of my projects, because I'm admiring your work and colour schemes, but it wasn't working for me at all. If you would look into my yarn stash you would probably shudder with disgust :-))))

Sherri mclaughlin

Love love love the colors, awesome color styles!
I wanted to tell you how much I have enjoyed your articles in Simply Crochet. I have always thought some magazine should feature you and your writings. You are so full of color life and it seeps through your writings.
I'm in Las Vegas Nevada in the states and it is grey gloomy and windy here too, not too cold but funky weather for here. So I feel like I'm there with you? Be blessed my friend

Nanita

This yarn has become an absolute favourite of mine after first reading about it here in the attic and falling in love with the Granny Stripe. I must say I really love the grey/brown/apricot bowl! Oh that copper, I think it's my absolute favourite and I have been using it in quite a few projects. And maybe I would even put some cream in that bowl?? I really like the "girly one" a lot too! I think this will serve as my colour inspiration for a baby blanket I'll make for my best friend :-) Thank you for mentioning the 10% off, time to feed the stash and finally indulge myself with the pretty Stylecraft Alpaca dk too, have you seen it?? How I love all those colours together, I see a big shawl coming! :-) xxxx

VALÉRIA GOMES

OLÁ LUCY,I LOVE LINHAS COLORIDAS,PARABÉNS PELAS ESCOLHIDAS.FELIZ SABADO.BEIJO EM SEU CORAÇÃO.VALÉRIA.

Anne

So many pretty colors! I like all of them but i love, love, love you colorset for the granny blanket. I am currently using it for a cor er to corner blanket. One can't buy stylecraft here in Germany but my lovely ordered some from the UK for christmas... :)
take carrand enjoy your colorplay! Anne
http://crochetbetweentwoworlds.blogspot.de

Nicky Higginbotham

Hi recently discovered the work of Sophie Digard whose colour palette is defo more muted but none the less stunning. Like you she uses a wide range of colours approx 70 different shades in one scarf. Agree its difficult to go with colours you arent immediately drawn to but wait with interest to see what comes off your hook next.

Lucy Horne

I love your sense of colour! I struggle to put them together. I bought you're gorgeous 'attic 24' pack after reading about it in Simply crochet and I used Biscuits and Jam's random stripe generator to help me put it together in a lovely stripey granny blanket based on your pattern. You are such an inspiration to me I just wished I lived a bit further up country so I could come to one of your work shops! Without sounding weird, you're my hooky hero!

eclectichomelife.blogspot.com

Your colour sense has always been inspirational Lucy but I would look forward to see how else you can add colour. Brown and grey have their place too! http://eclectichomelife.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/unexpected-crochet-time-glasses-case.html?m=1

Izzy

I love your bright and fun colour palette, the things you create just look so happy! I'm sad to see those lovely shades discontinued from Debbie Bliss : (

Avril

Lovely feast of colour. I've recently started a new style craft blanket which has 8 of the experimental colours on your card above...but my neutral is parchment, not apricot. It's not my usual colour mix but I am loving the way it is working out. Wish I could share my wip with you!

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