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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Martha H.

I forgot how to join Grannies. Did a search & found you. Love the pictures. Lots of times, I can look and do. But, is also nice to have the directions too. Years ago, made a Grannie for my daughter with her 1s & middle initials, oldest Granddaughter doing same, 2 colors but 1st & last initials. (2 shades of purple) Then, I will be starting on youngest Granddaughter, same way (blues, 2 shades).Thanks for your tutorials.

Heather Clay

Hi Lucy, I love your work! Quick question about granny squares...do I need to block them before I join them together?
Thanks, Heather x


Thank you so0o much! Everybody only shows 2 squares.
Then I found this. True gift saver.ha ha . I understand with the pictures and your wording. I'm very grateful.

Jeannie Lowrie Mallett

I have been working on this project on and off for about 6 or 7 years. But I am almost done. Just have to decide what border to do. 🤔
Thank you so much. I sure enjoy your blogs and patterns and all the TA-da moments. I imagined you today crocheting and watching Queen Elizabeth’s internment, just as I was doing. God bless!

Suzanne Hilton

Hi Lucy,
This method of joining squares is great,thank you.
During 2021 Covid lockdown I finished a rug I started with my Mother in 1980s.
I gave it to my niece who loves it.

Louwtjie Beck

Ahh thank you, but as a novice, I do not know which side is the right sisde. It realy looks the same to me. HELP!!!


Louwtjie Beck from windy Stellenbosch . South Africa

winter is coming

Nikki Kiss

Thank you. Easy to follow :-)

Jill Goebel

Thank you so much! My Covid squares had been languishing , Pinterest just bamboozled me with options, finally I thought to check out your tutorials and of course there it is, super well explained.Just what I needed and I'm away again, this blanket will be completed after all.


Thank u soooo very much, this is easyer and looks so much better. I'm a left handed crocheted that is teaching myself to crochet


Thanks very much for this helpful tutorial. I enjoy your work very much ... you are an absolute genius when it comes to color. I often look through your projects on Ravelry for color inspiration. Thanks for all you do!

B low

Going to give this method a try. Very good explanation.

Ruth Scott

Thank you for your tutorial - easy to follow. By the way, I'm in USA, but married to a Yorkshire man from Featherston. I fell in love with Yorkshire and wish we could spend 1/2 our year there - maybe one day.

Again, thank you.


My problem is that the squares are a bit rounded. How do you sort them out?

Clare Myers

Thanks for these great instructions. I think I'm going to try to crochet some knitted panels together using this kind of principle. Hopefully it will work!

Gail Delente

how much yarn is needed for a 55" x 60" afghan, squares are 5?" Thanks.


I love your page. You have such a great way of explaining everything. Used your ripple pattern and tutorial to make a blanket for my son. lol be your little granny squares. Now using this too.


I joined squares using this method and it worked great, except the sides of the granny squares that are on the outside are curved. So when I crochet around the whole thing it’s not a square, but more like a square shaped text bubble. Do you have a soluntion for this?


Your explanation and photos takes the intimidation out of my first attempt at joining squares. I didn't particularly care for the appearance of sewn edges, and this offered the perfect method for achieving a simple, clean appearance without competing with or diminishing the work in the square itself. I'm a fan of yours from now on ... thank you!!!


Can't believe my luck. Was looking for an easy, clear explanation on joining granny squares by crochet and got your tutorial first up. Super easy, great photos and clear instructions Thanks.


Thank you for the pictures. But I’m wanting to make a join that doesn’t leave a seam, least not one that has a fold out area like this one.
If anyone has an example of one way to join that is more smooth I’d like to know thank you. Like I could do dc all over but it too leaves a seam.
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Beth Schneider

you are amazing.


How much yarn will I need to join the harmony afghan?

Dimitra Tzamtzis

Thank you for this tutorial. Just finished joining 15 squares for a lap blanket. Super easy and fun.


You are my 'go to' place for help! Love the clear instructions, and you can never have too many photos to help the uninformed! Thank you!


The easiest and simplest way of joining granny squares. The squares sit nice and flat, and look neat on the right and the wrong side. Thank you for your help.

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