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  • Hello! 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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Joyce Middlebrooks

Just found you on Pinterest and really do admire your work. Was looking for the crab stitch for my granddaughter (she's learning to crochet) and I found yours and it is beautiful. Your stitches are perfect! Thanks so much for the tutorials! The bobble shell stitch is beautiful too. Can't wait to try it on fleece baby blankets I make for a pregnancy center here in our hometown!

Heather Anderson

Thank you Lucy. I have used this sitch to finish a baby blanket. I love your tutorials, I have made your sheep pattern - many of them & crochet bag with flowers patterns. Christchurch, New Zealand


Thank you! I searched long and hard for a perfect edging for a baby blanket. Now that I've seen this one, I can't believe I didn't see it everywhere!

Stella Maris Origlia

Hola Lucy, siempre visito tu blog es creativo, colorido, inspirador, me dan ganas de hacer todo lo que hay en tu blog, pero a veces me cuesta repartir el tiempo entre la casa, las niñas y el crochet.
Hice la guirnalda que tenes publicada en colores celestes, yo la hice en tonos lilas y violetas.

Alison Keogh

I teach reception and spend lots of time outside so was delighted to find these wrist warmers - started at the beginning of the week and I should be wearing them by Monday - thank you so much x

Sue Howell

Just finished making these and I love them! The bobble-shell cluster edging is the best. I'm a beginner and the instructions were very easy to follow. Thank you! - Sue, Arizona, US


Hello y'all from Texas, USA. I am ginger and I am just now going outside my world(literally) to learn new stitches and methods. I like your edging and will use it with my next project. Do you have a method for joining motifs with a flat seam for both sides? I wait to hear from you...


I was madly hooking a hat at the dr surgery yesterday and the receptionist gave me your blog. Ive only been looking for a few hours and I just want to say you are wonderful and all your work is so inspirational. Thank you. I can't wait to get started. Perth - Australia


I just found you and used the bobble shell edging to finish a granny square baby blanket. Love the result! Thank you so much.

Linda Harris

I guess I am the only 2013 comment but I just tried this edging and love it. Your instructions were very clear even for this leftie. I tried the edge on a dishcloth and it has elevated it to something beautiful. I'll give it to someone special for Christmas. Thanks so much for taking the time to post the tutorial!


Thank you for a lovely finish for my project, just what I was looking for!

Alison Spanner

Your tutorials are perfect! Thanks Lucy!

Cheryl R

Love this edging! I was looking for something not too feminine for a masculine afghan. This is perfect! I too have only been crocheting for a short time and your directions were so easy to follow. Thank you so much!


Hi Lucy! I love, love, love your blog and follow it regularly. As I finish up my Ribbley Goodness Blanket, I'm wondering about an edging. Do you think this bobble edging would work? Hugs!

Julie Devine

Hi Lucy thankyou for sharing this bobble edging. Your tutorials are so well written. I have only been crocheting for 2 weeks and wow I am hooked because of your site and tutorials. When are you writing a book? x


I use this bobble stitch all the time!! Thank you for sharing!! Cheers from Nashville, TN!!


I love how well written your tutorials are. Thank you very much for taking the time to write them!


Thank you so much for this tutorial, Lucy!! I recently added a slight variation of your edging to a knitted cardigan and it is so lovely!! Your explanation is very neat and the pictures helped a lot, thanks very much =)


You have made a beginner crochet-er very happy! I managed your wristwarmers (a little rustic looking, but rather cute) and I can't believe how quickly and beautifully this edging finished them off. Thank you so much, your blog and wonderful instructions are a real find.
Jill - Queensland , Australia .

Marje Hughes

I was browsing to find an edging for the miniature wedding cake I am crocheting and came across this, it's perfect and looks just like icing 'bumps'!!! I love your website and will call back often, thank you Lucy.
Marje - a Lancashire lass :)

Peggy Wolfson

I have just finished using the bobble-shell edging on a baby afghan, and it was exactly right for the pattern I devised for the afghan. The edging is both easy and lovely-- I was delighted to discover it. From half-way across the world in both space and time you teach oodles of strangers your creations. Thank you.

Rachel Thurlby

This is exactly what I've been thinking of to finish off a little blanket of squares for my toddler - a great tutorial! Many thanks x

Rachael Ramos

I love visiting your blog from time to time, and have enjoyed your tutorial for the bobble shell edging on a few projects. I am timidly attempting my first ever crochet pattern for public use - fingerless mitts, you know! Anyway, I used your edging on the top of them, and wanted your permission to link to your tutorial when I post the pattern. What do you think?
Your colorful style is sometimes a lifesaver for me, here in Portland, OR where it can be downright dreary after a few weeks of regular rain. I just adore your bright, rainbow-y, stripey style! Thank you!!

Fruitful Fusion

This is a great little edge pattern!!!

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