About Me

  • 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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Sandi Leonard

I love this.

Lorrie Murphy

This is a great lesson. Love the bright flower and I hope I can make some.

Monica Brown


I am reading the directions for the HAPPY FLOWER Decoration on your website.

In looking your ST stitch conversions, UK to US, you give the directions for the UK DC then note that it is the same as US SC. That IS INCORRECT. It is the same as the US DC.


Hi Lucy..

What is the size of Crochet needle you used?



I love this pattern. I am not very experienced, but found the tutorial made it easy and also great fun to do.
Lucy, I will gladly pay for it. I guess there will be a link to contribute somewhere on your website? One question about the stiffening: I made rather a mess of the glueing by put it on too thickly (in spite of what you said!). Do you think an strong interfacing would do the same job? Otherwise I will proceed doing my second Happy Flower ..... and Happy it looks, too!
Many thanks

Biggan Ryd-Dups

Dear Lucy,
What a stunning design you have created with this flower ornament. One day I hope to be able to make one myself, when I have time! In the meantime you might be interested to view my colourful merino yarn in 64 brilliant colours on www.biggandesign.com, You must love colour and to create beautiful crochet or/and knits as much as I do. And what a brilliant instructor you are!
With kind regards,
Biggan Ryd-Dups,
Founder & Creative Director
Biggan Design Pty Ltd, Brisbane, Australia


Very thanks for this tutorial. My flower is on my blog : http://aglae.eklablog.com/customisation-du-t-shirt-blanc-une-fleur-pour-le-defi-sc-n-246-tuto-a113059458


its beautiful thank u sooooooooooo much for explaining each step in such a gentle way

Glenys Stephens

Love the flower.
Is the PVA glue diluted?
Very new to this and I am 68 now.


This is lovely & tried it but not sure about the glue part,which glue v have to use??


Wow, you invested a LOT of time in describing this free pattern! Very generous, thank you. I made one very similar to the example which I will give away tomorrow. I love working with beads and crocheting is an old hobby I took up again recently. Such fun!

Sue Bullock

Hi Lucy,

What are your thoughts on people using your designs to make items to sell?

Sue x

Sue Bullock

What are your thoughts on people using your fabulous patterns as a basis for selling items?



Hi Lucy, I'm an experienced crocheter, but I have to say that occasionally you show me a new technique - and I just love that! I skip over the easy bits :) As for the newbies, I hope you all appreciate the hard work that Lucy puts into this because I can see how much work is involved.
I've created my own patterns (before webcam) and even doing the text, checking it, ensuring it's understandable, is all very time consuming. So good on you Lucy, for providing valuable & interesting tutorials. You're a star *!!

Tracy Nowlan

Ooopppsss!!!! There are a few spelling mistakes in the post above written by myself. I should have looked at the preview before posting!!!!????
I meant that the reverse of the flower felt very rough after the PVA glue had dried!!??

Tracy Nowlan

Phi I made your flower decoration today!!!!! I am a novice at crochet but your tutorial was fantastic, I was able to follow it and learnt to do a few new stitches!!!!! Many thanks to you for this. The only slight downfall for me was how fought he reverse of my flower felt after it had dried. Probably down to the glue? I used PVA
I shall be trying some of your other items as well. Many thanks Tracy x


Just found your blog -
Love it already just looking at the first page
i am surely going to take up the crochet again
Looking at all your lovely tutorials
hugs from Denmark

And Lone


Thank you for your brilliant tutorial it was so easy to understand,I have just finished the first of many. Ax


Překrásná dekorace, procházím špatným obdobím a je mi smutno, tahle práce mne jistě rozveselí :-) děkuji, jdu háčkovat a těším se na výsledek. K.


Brilliant! I love this!! Thanks so much for your tutorial. My grand daughters will be getting some of these soon!


Precioso,me gusta mucho tu trabajo.

Carol Beck

Hi Lucy,

I made this flower with a few adjustments. I would like to post a link to this pattern on my blog with your permission.

Carol Beck

Fiona Aufranc

I just love your blogs and I'm now feeling more confident about crocheting!! Will try some of your squares for a small throw and this flower. Love your colours!!


thank you so much. can't wait to try this myself.


Beautiful ornament, great instructions - thank you for sharing :-)

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