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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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EVELYN K

Everybody's tension is different so it will take a lot of mistakes in order for everybody to come up with the same measurements. I redid my chain and first row and come up different every time. Each time was too wide so came up with my own chain count. Came up with 112 cm wide which will be a good size blanket for me. Trying to make fit so won't run out of yarn. It would help if a gauge came with the pattern. You know, so many rows = so many cm, so many stitches = so many cm.

Nicky Hill

I've just started the third colour but mine looks holy compared to the pictures but I have the right amount of shells. What am undoing wrong! Feeling frustrated

Sarah Davies

I love this, I've followed your blog for quite a while and when asked what I wanted for my birthday I asked for one of your kits. My daughter bought me this one, I'm on the last two pistachio rows and I'm almost sad that I've nearly finished it. Your instructions are so clear to follow and you have a great way with choosing colours. Thank you. p.s. I've just ordered the cupcake kit, and I can't wait to start that. Already planning the one after that.

Janene Wohlers

I love the blanket that has the white stripe in between. Is that the pattern you get when you purchase the Hydranger Wool Pack?

Belgica M

Hola, acabo de comenzar su alfombra de hortensias porque estoy tratando de entender y seguir patrones, sus instrucciones y fotos son muy útiles, gracias. Hice mis dos primeras filas con un gancho 4.5 y continué con un gancho 4. Solo estoy en la fila 2, pero el trabajo es muy rizado: ¿es de esperar o he hecho algo mal?
Espero que puedas aconsejar

Margaret

Will this amount of yarn make 2 baby blankets?

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Janet Cromack

HI Lucy,
I have just purchased the pack for the Hydrangea Blanket because I love it when I saw it on the Woolwarehouse. I have done my 182 chains using a 5.5mm hook but still can only get my chain to measure 100cm. Could you advise me? More chains to get up to 120cm? I am relatively new to crochet and not sure how to correct this.

Thank you

Janet

Linda

Some of the best instructional pics I've seen. Thanks for sharing!

Sue

How do I order the Hydranger wool pack

Linda Teeter

I believe that in the U.S., dc and tr stitches are different. Is that correct? If so, is a dc a U.S. single crochet and is a tr a U.S. dc?

Siobhan van meurs

Next one will be moorland

Siobhan van meurs

Hi Lucy, just finishing hydrangea blanket in babycashmarino
Just love it, the photos have been so helpful. Great site
Kind regards
Siobhan in Cornwall

Alice Winifred Codling

How can I buy 2 extra balls 1 of Parma Violet and 1 of Pale Rose?

Leslie Rawls

I just saw a Facebook post where someone made this blanket using the "dune colourway" scheme. I was about to give up blankets for a while, but what's one more? Is there a dune colourway yarn packet for this pattern? (I'd like to make a large size, so I really want two, I guess.) Fingers crossed!

Marie Shaw

I learnt to crochet ( granny squares) in September... bought the Hydrangea pack and on row 4 now but loving it and I'd be lost without your great tutorial ( and support on FB). Colours and pattern are just lovely x

Leah

Hi Lucy, your blog was the very first I ever visited when I fell in love with crochet all over again as an adult. It has always been a source of inspiration and it makes me so happy to see the fabulous new directions Attic24 has taken over the years. I’ve just ordered a Hydrangea pack and can’t wait for it to wing its way to New Zealand. I’m sure your gorgeous Sweet Pea pack will be my next purchase.

Leah
x

Lisa

Hi I have just started your hydrangea rug as im trying hard to understand and follow patterns - your instructions and photos are very helpful - thank you. I made my first two rows with a 4.5 hook and continued with a 4 hook. I am only on row 4 but the work is very curly - is this to be expected or have i done something wrong?
Hope you can advise

Sue jones

Can you explain what "rainbowing" is?
I have just started the hydranga stripe blanket and it does not look like yours very lumpy.
Should I use a larger hook?
I love your patterns and have just finished the cupcake stripe blanket really pleased with it.

Sarah van Niftrik

I love the pattern! Anyone know what chain number I should use for a Queen Size bed? And would I have to buy two packs of wool for this size?

Pam West

Love the colours you have chosen for these blankets. I’m trying to plan some for mine

Margie

Ooooo I'm excited. I finally got the order for the yarn placed this morning. Had an issue with my bank allowing the payment as there are apparently tons of frauds coming from Great Britain. I told them if Lucy says it's a legit company then it is!!! LOL!! So, third time to order but first time to have it go through properly. I can't wait to get it and start on this beauty. I'm being bad and making it for myself :)

Anne Mcdonagh

Dear Lucy my blanket has 45 shells but is wider than the 120cm of your one my one is 130 cm will this cause a problem with the wool amount. Anne

Gerardine

Hi Lucy, Thanks for your pattern and inspiration. Do you think it would look ok changing the colour every row rather than every 2nd row?

Elaine

Hi Lucy
Just completed the hydrangea blanket as a present for my daughter. I used a lot of the same colours but some different and I put a pom pom on each corner as my daughter does like a pom pom! It was a joy to crochet. I absolutely loved doing it. I love the texture of the stitch., and it was really simple. I’d like to post a pic if I can. Thanks for the pattern. I think I’ll start the woodland one next.

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