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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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December 27, 2014


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Hi Lucy,
I am trying to find the pattern for your Summer Blues bunting, and have had no luck. I know it was published in Simply Crochet, but I missed that issue. It is not easy to get that magazine consistently where I live. Is it available to order on Ravelry, besides the Simply Crochet site? I would love to make some buntings for my classroom, and that pattern seems perfect!
Happy New Year!

nancy blanton

In live in a small town in north carolina. Just ound your site a few months ago. Already making the cozy blanket.look forward to more.


Another of many comments wishing good health to your mom and peace to you. She'll be in my prayers!

Monica Candan

Hola Lucy! vivo del otro lado del mundo, donde Navidad es en pleno calor de verano!!! A pesar que todo es muy diferente conservamos muchas tradiciones de antepasados europeos y una de esas cosas es hacer y decorar galletas navideñas, pero no lo hacemos el dia de nasvidad, sino desde un mes antes horneando a la mañana temprano para escapar del calor del verano.... Me agrada mucho tu blog, sos muy calida expresandote y compartiendo con nosotros! Gracias por compartir yu dia navideño! Deseo que tu mama se reponga pronto y que tengan un hermoso fin de año y un nuevo año prospero y feliz!!

Denise Marshall

Hi Lucy, Your Christmas decorations and festivities with the family looked and sounded wonderful. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed them. I love your banner and your lovely fireplace and the tree looks fab just how I used to have mine when we had a house. I never did get around to putting up my tree this year, apart from a small coloured glass one, about 2 1/2" tall. Lol!!
On a more sober note, I am sorry to hear about your continuig concern about your Mum. I know how powerless you feel and it's a horrible feeling as I went through the same with my own Mother. Hope things improve as much as possible in the New Year. xx


I wish you and your family a wonderful New Year, full of happy , creative moments.
Love from a snowy , Athens, Greece.
Tina XXX

Laura Miller

Sending huge light and love to you and your Mum.... xxx ps we call our mid-afternoon Xmas meal "Dunch"!


Yuletide blessings & Happy New Year to you & your family, Lucy! Thank you for sharing your holiday joy with us...:)


Thank you for sharing your Christmas Lucy.
Glad that you were able to spend some time with your Mum, good memories to treasure.
I know the anxiety you feel, my own Mum has been in hospital for the whole of the festive period and it has been quite a different Christmas.
I wish you peace and relaxation time spent with your lovely family. Take very good care, Phyl. xx


Glad you had a lovely day Lucy. Inspired by you I put a big vase of holly on my window instead of the usual lights and love it (and no way did hubs climb a fence to get me some sprigs with berries on)
Lucky enough to receive a Cottage pack and the Snowflake book for Christmas but I really need to finish my cardi and cosy blanket before I start anything else :-)
Keep warm and have a lovely New Year

Marlene Bumgarner

I happened across your blog when doing some research for a novel which will be set in Saltaire (up came your your 2009 post). So I read your recent post and felt so close to you I wanted to reach out and say what a lovely job you are doing of creating a safe and peaceful space for your children. I also understand the pain of watching your mum struggle with ill health. I lost both of my parents in the past two years and it's not an easy stage of life to live through; lots of sadness, helplessness and grief. But if you continue to balance it with what you and your children have, you'll all get through it. Still, I wish her the best of health for 2015.

Kate Mitchinson

Love the picture of the Esse Dragon Lucy. bought back many happy memories as we were lucky enough to have one in our previous home. Hope your Mum fares better in 2015.


Hi Lucy and family. Merry Christmas to you all and very best wishes for the new year. Val x


Season's greetings Lucy. You encapsulated the Christmas spirit beautifully. Many good wishes to you and all your family.

I Was Swallowed by a Hippo

Lovely! One of my highlights is hanging up my 'hello Santa' crocheted bunting!
Merry Christmas to you. X


Sorry to hear about the hard times with your mum. I hope things improve soon. Your Christmas looks so colourful, cheerful and filled with love. Beautiful and very heart warming.

louise in Melbourne

It's almost too late now but Merriest of Christmases to you and your lovely family! I hope 2015 is full of colour and love for you all. I've cherished following your adventures and stories over the last several years and still get so much inspiration from your blogs. My thoughts are with your mum and hope she recovers from whatever ails her xox

Angela-Southern USA

Sounds like the important things got done and a happy Christmas was had...that's the best we can hope for. A quite family Christmas here as well, very enjoyable. I can't wait to see your winter wreath! How nice to crochet on the train. I read an article lately where a lady from Seattle crocheted her wedding dress during her bus commutes to work over a few months, it was gorgeous and well use of otherwise wasted time. Wishing your mum better days.


Dear Lucy, wishing things were easier with your Mum. No need to go into it on your blog, sometimes being a daughter is so hard. Glad you had a lovely Christmas with your family.


Luvverly. All of it.

Dunch and Linner are commonly-used words in our house too!


Having a Nice Christmas ans an happy end year make me feel happy !
Have good time with your family, it is So important for futures days !
See you sono best regards


Like you, dear Lucy, and many of your followers, I too have been on that roller coaster of caring for ill parents. You can only do what feels the best at the time. Try not to feel any guilt or regrets, you have many responsibilities and you're not superwoman! I'm sure your mum appreciates that and realises you can't be with her as much as you both might like.
Lots of love and hugs, and a BIG thank you for your lovely blog. It always brightens my day to read it. Hoping 2015 brings you and yours much joy and happiness.

Lyn Zalk

Lucy glad you had a good and peace filled Christmas.... sorry to hear about Your Mum.... I've been down that path with both of my parents.... Glad I gave them each the time I was able ~ no regrets now... Holding You all in my heart and prayers.... Sending Love Light Comfort and Grace from My Heart to yours.
Lyn~ xox


Merry Christmas Lucy. Love and prayers to you and your mom. Several years ago I started following you on Facebook. I picked up my long forgotten crochet hook and began to stitch again. Thank you for giving me something that you can't wrap with a bow but has a lasting effect. The joy of creativity and the soothing comfort of yarn and hook. I hope you have a happy new year!

Pam Roach

Happy almost New Year's to you and your family. Your mum is in my prayers.

My greatest fun wish is to meet you. Until then I'll live through your love blogs!! Thank you Lucy!!

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