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October 24, 2019

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Ruth

Lucy, I see that your Yarndale follow up post still hasn't appeared so I do hope you're not suffering a relapse. There seem to be a lot of nasty bugs about at the moment. Wishing you a good recovery. Regards

joelle

Bonjour et bon retablissement.Il est parfois des momoents ou notre corps dit stop.Alors bon repos pour mieux retrouver le chemin des aiguilles et de la laine.cordialement.Joelle

Jane

Hope you aren't poorly again. Really missing your posts still waiting to hear about Yarndale as I was unable to attend this year. Also love hearing about life in my native county.

Elise

Happy (belated) Birthday to you, Lucy! So sorry to hear how unwell you were but glad you are on the mend. It really is hard to recover from those nasty viruses! And congratulations on your well deserved award. You are such an inspiration to me. I think of you and your blog so often and how you've managed to stick with it for so long. Also cannot wait to see what you design with the cross stitch company. I adore cross stitch as well and can only imagine the adorable designs you come up with.

Marili Souza Pereira Bezerra

Bom dia Lucy, Sou Marili, uma brasileira que te ama. Vc me inspira e me faz muito feliz intensa. São cores, imagens e textos que me trazem muita alegria e amor. Vc é apaixonante. Parabéns por seus prêmios, vc merece todos. Espero que vc fique bem o mais rápido que puder. Eu também estou no meio de um grande resfriado. Vc me anima sempre. Um grande beijo de uma mulher de 59 anos que se sente muito mais feliz quando entra no seu blog.
Beijos do Brasil.

Alice

SADS-Seasonal Affective Disorder Syndrome, added information: There are many new, advanced, stronger full-spectrum lights available now. So that you do not have to have the light on for 8-10 hours a day. Some lights only need to be on half a hour. Whatever full-spectrum light you get, follow the directions specific to that light, and adjust the time according to how it is helping you.

Alice

It sounds like you have SADS...Seasonal Affective Disorder Syndrome. It is when you feel sad during the shorter days of the year. It is because you are not getting enough full-spectrum light going into your eyes. The cure is very simple...buy yourself a full-spectrum light or lamp, and just have it on for at least 8-10 hours a day. You do not have to look directly into it, just have it on wherever you are...in the kitchen, while you crochet, etc. The light is just like the light you get from the sun, and it will “lighten” your mood. I know the full spectrum light will help.

jenn w

congratulations!!!! I've been following your blog for 9 years at least. I love your easy to follow designs & fabulous kits. Take good care of yourself. Load up on oj & chocolate. :) jenn in kansas

Vivien Cooper

Congratulations on your award Lucy. I have followed you for many years and think you are an inspiratiopn. Hope you feel well and enjoy the half-term holiday with your Little People. Best wishes, Viv xx

Lynn

Congratulations on your awards! I’m tickled pink for you! Thank goodness you are on the mend and feeling better. I so enjoy your blog. You are a lovely bright light! Even when you aren’t feeling your best. Take care of yourself, YOU are necessary!

Bev Farrow

So pleased to have you back Lucy but it's important not to be burdened by the responsibility of the blog, especially when you're feeling below par. This autumn has been difficult with so much rain and not the same number of beautiful crisp days. I suspect you're not the only one who's struggling. Hope you're feeling better and the after glow of Yarndale and your well deserved awards are helping to lift your spirits. Your photos and thoughts bring so much joy and just sharing how we feel can help others who are struggling too - Thankyou for selflessly sharing with us. I'm 3/4 of the way through the Moorland blanket and loving the 'journey' - a reminder of summer and the beautiful colours of nature. God bless xxx

kate bates

Happy birthday and take it easy. Maybe you need a little hooky time? Just a thought!

Jools  Morgan-Jones

Llongyfarchiadau on your awards, Lucy - they are richly deserved. Your blog and your tutorials have brightened my days and extended my rudimentary crochet skills more than you can know.
And I'm glad you took time for yourself over these last weeks. Not enough of us do that, and the effect on our wellbeing of this horrible "always on" culture shows in rising mental unwellness and stress. Thank you for being a fab example in that, too xx

Julie Harrison

Hope you're feeling 100% better, it's surprising how a cold can knock you for 6. You were probably exhausted after all the work you put into Yarndale, which was brilliant I have to say.
I'm intrigued by your venture into cross stitch design and can't wait to see your design. I used to do quite a bit of cross stitch. I made a sampler by The Historical Sampler Company for the birth of our grand daughter who has just turned 5. I had struggled to find something I wanted to make as a lot of the patterns out there are a bit twee! The kit was beautiful to make and really top quality, I would highly recommend them.
Looking forward to your Yarndale post.
Take care for now xx

Chrissie Jennings

Slightly random place to ask. A question about your Lit Christmas scenes that you had on your mantle last year. I’m trying to get organise and would like to know where you purchased yours from? Thanks

nora106@live.co.uk

Lovely once more Lucy...keep well xxx

Jane

Dear Lucy, congratulations on your awards - there is no page I visit as often as yours and I have done lots of your blankets, wreaths, teddy bears...I made mine too late to get them off to you from sunny Majorca..I have kept making More as I have a lot of Style Craft wool left overs..can I actually sell them via Facebook/Instagram if I donate to your missions? I absolutely love everything you do, your blog and photos are more than an inspiration...wishing I found a group of people here in Spain (Mallorca) to crochet with, some other big fans of yours. Keep safe & warm, can’t wait to see what have in line next, take care

Becki

Hi Lucy, so sorry you’ve been so poorly, it has been a vicious bug that’s been doing the rounds but I’m really glad you’re on the mend now. You must take things slowly to fully recover! I was really very sad to have missed Yarndale this year, we had it all planned to come up, lovely room booked again just opposite the railway station station. Prime location for the short stroll through the ‘yarny’ covered park. My partner was going to be off cycling again whilst I was looking around the gorgeous stalls and then we were going to watch the professional cyclists going through Skipton after ( very exciting and such a beautiful place) but last minute circumstances meant we had to postpone till next year ☹️ so am very much looking forward to hearing and seeing all about that.
🥳 Congratulations on your awards ( definitely well deserved) and a belated Happy Birthday 🥳
Thank you for your beautiful picture catch up post, it’s so nice to hear all your news and have definitely missed you. Enjoy half term, take care and take it as easy as you can. Sorry for long essay! lots of love and hugs 🤗 Becki xxx

Ida

Congratulations on the two prizes. They are well deserved. To me your blog is an inspiration; not only because of the crochet, but also because of your writings and stories from your daily life.
Well done!

Libby Parker

Welcome back to blogland, Lucy! So glad you are on the mend. I know how viruses can lay us low. Your awards are well earned, Love. Your gorgeous photography puts me right there in soggy, beautiful England and I can smell the wet forest, feel the soft air, and sympathize with your drenched boots. Take care and keep on keeping on. You may be 51 but you look 30!

Ann

Many congratulations on your awards, Lucy and a belated happy birthday to you! Sorry you succumbed to the cold bugs doing their rounds, but glad you are feeling so much better. Your autumnal photos are lovely, the colours are stunning. A lot of our trees are still quite green down her, can’t wait for them all to turn!

Annette

CONGRATULATIONS on the awards Lucy - absolutely deserved. Enjoy half term week with the family - a time to chill & relax. Annette

Angela-Southern USA

Glad you are beginning to feel better and congrats on the awards! Here's hoping November is full of energy! xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Suzanne Bullman

It was lovely to meet you too Lucy and Joanne and I are super excited to work with you next year.

Im not a fan of the winter and dark days either - I totally understand your low mood. On a positive note, its lovely to snuggle up with a gorgeous crafty project like crochet or cross stitch.

Im visiting Harrogate next weekend and will definitely visit the Wool shop you mention in your blog - sounds lovely. I really enjoy visiting Harrogate and all the gorgeous towns and villages in the area - you are super lucky to live in such a pretty area.

Much love to you and your family

Suzanne and Joanne
Historical Sampler Company

Andrea

Hi Lucy , i've missed your posts ,im sorry you havent beenn feeling well , i love the autumn pictures , wish i was there, here in Georgia , leaves are falling as well, but is still to warm for this season, we still running the airconditioning here , cant wait for colder weather , and beeing able to open up the windows for some FRESH AIR,
CONGRATULATION ON YOUR AWARD

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