About Me

  • 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


  • Favourite Crochet Blog & Favourite Crochet Designer



  • Instagram

Patterns and Tutorials

♥ buy me a coffee ♥


  • Hello!
    src="https://attic24.typepad.com/Lucy150x150.jpg" >


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Janet Tweedie

This is fabulous! YOU are fabulous! I love these little squares, and am considering replacing the 3-round granny squares for the Stylecraft Candy Pop Blanket with these lovely little gems! Thank you! ❤️

Sherry Fish

Thanks for the post i love this idea and am starting something with this design NOW :)

Euclimar Melo

Amei, vou fazer para mim, abraços!!!!!!


Hi. Love the tutorial. I'd never crocheted before. The squares are turning out lovely! Trying to estimate how many I need for a lap blanket? Right now I have 6 skeins of colour and will finish them. If I need more squares I'll introduce one new colour skein at a time and make all the squares I can with it. I'm not even 1/2 way through each of my first 6 and I have 80 squares completed!! Just a few a night here and there!

So, just an idea of how many squares you think I need would be fantastic!

Thank you for the wonderful blog! I never had the urge to crochet before :)

Dorette, South Africa

Hi Lucy. I love your patterns and style! I started with these squares and want to make them bigger (more rows) and then work it into a blanket. But...when I go past 4 rows, the sides get too long and the block doesn't lie flat anymore. I thought maybe the increase of stitches per row becomes too much for bigger blocks? Or will it shrink into a square again?
So I tried only putting "1 tr, 2 ch, 1 tr" in the corners, but now it's not square anymore (the corners curl up).
I am using Elle Family Knit 100% acrylic Chunky and a 5.5mm needle.
What would you advise?
Thank you!!


thanks for this pattern I am using it to make larger squares for a chakra coloured blanket, will share it on your lovely page when done x


What a wonderful tutorial! As I read the instructions I felt as if I were in a classroom and you were speaking directly to me. I have been wondering how to make invisible seams and was browsing your posts and am so glad I found this one. I love this joining method, and I will be using this in my next project. I am thinking of making a granny square bag and am so happy you posted this. I love your blog and look forward to each new project of yours.
Thank you for sharing.
Mickie, Indiana USA

Barbara Walker

Hello Lucy
I have just completed a square following your tutorial and am so happy with the way it's turned out. Thanks a bundle for sharing your knowledge and creative skill so generously - it must take some time to prepare the images step by step. I would like to keep going to make a blanket with these jolly little squares and am also wondering about a border. Any suggestions? Thanks again!

Faye Faraldo

Lucy, how many little solid grannies do I need for the pillow cover? From one of your last pictures, I count 9 rows of 7 so that would make it 63 grannies. Please let me know if I am correct. Thank you for making tutorials simple enough so that even this 82yr old newbie is able to follow.


Hi would you pit an edge around the sold granny square ? If so what would you recommend? Love
all your work x

Faye Faraldo

Dear Lucy, once again from Calif to say that I have muddled through and with the help of your tutorial, I have managed to make quite a few squares. Also, in between, I made a mandala and love doing that. It came out really good and I am so proud. Thanks again for being so helpful <3


I use a yarn that is 50% acrylic and 50% cotton. My blankets are a bit heavy and stretched. Do you think I should use only acrylic yarn that is lighter?
Thank you

Faye Faraldo

Sorry, I forgot to thank Jules for informing me about doing these with cotton and another one called sugar and cream.

Faye Faraldo

Hello again from CA. I was too quick to say how much I enjoyed this project as I am having so much trouble and have to start each one at least 8-10times as I keep losing my holes in the second round. I also keep using the ch5 hole as one of my 4 holes but that always throws me off. Can any one help if they are having that same problem. When I do manage to get one made, it looks o.k.

Faye Faraldo

Dearest Lucy, I am in the process of making the squares for the pillow. It is so very warm and humid in Calif so having a wee project to take with me is fabulous. Thank you so much for showing me how to do it and is wasn't too difficult at all. I will donate to your fund so the good work can continue.



In reply to CA from California - I've made theses squares from cotton and they are lovely. The weight of the cotton makes them sit beautifully flat and the stitch definition is nice too. I used the stylecraft classic cotton (gotta love stylecraft - they have a yarn for everything!) as they have a great range of colours - lily's sugar n cream is good to use too!


Thank you so much for writing this up, I can imagine it takes a lot of time and concentration. I so appreciate it, I've only ever been able to do an ordinary granny square, thought I'd give this a go and guess what..I did it! so excited to make your cushion for my nieces 13th birthday. Thank you again...so very much


Dear Lucy, many thanks for this great tutorial, I always had problems with sewing, because don't like not pretty wrong side of my blankets. Thank you very very much! Hugs :)

patricia farghaly

thank you and you it look easy.xoxo


Thank you, Lucy for another great tutorial. Younger so talented at writing and picturing the instructions. I have learned so much from you. Thank you again.



Nikki Taylor

Thanks Lucy for another great pattern I am left handed and always find your patterns with pictures easy to follow and at last have mastered this cute pattern with a list of projects it can be use for. Currently working on your Cosy Stripe Blanket


Thanks Lucy for another wonderful, clear tutorial. I am currently,busy with your cottage ripple blanket and love the smooth texture of the stylecraft yarn and how you have put the colours together. Is there any chance of letting us know the colours you have used for,the gorgeous solid granny square blanket?


One becomes in a good mood, seeing your happy colours.

Jayne Mcgregor

Thank you so much for the great tutorial, you explain things and have great pics for me to follow. im so inspired, I find written instructions so hard to follow as im a visual learner, but with you I can follow instructions no problem. keep your great ideas coming absolutely love Attic 24.


Love love love!

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

Yarn Shop

Books I ♥

  • Granny Squares
  • Vantastic
  • 100 Flowers to Knit and Crochet
  • Crochet
  • Handmade Glamping
  • Crochet with Flowers
  • Creative Family Home
  • Cute and Easy Crochet
  • KnitPro Waves Crochet Hooks

My Flickr

  • www.flickr.com
    This is a Flickr badge showing public photos from Attic24. Make your own badge here.

Your Flickr

  • www.flickr.com
    This is a Flickr badge showing public items from the Attic24 inspired group pool. Make your own badge here.

Monthly Mosaics

  • 03/2013
    A collection of favourite Attic24 images
Blog powered by Typepad