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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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Sheila D Leader

Hello everyone, I know how to join granny squares as you go, but does anyone know of an easy method to join crochet squares when the last round is in treble stitches. Thank you, Sheila Leader, Tasmania, Australia.

septfondesetoiles

many thanks , it s lovely!!!

stephanie in France , Chablis

Micaela

Thank you, this pattern is fantastic and I have a square pile growing each day! Can't wait to put it all together, but just wondering if you had any tips on putting them all together as the blanket?

Mary

Hello Lucy.
I loved your blend of colours,in flower squares you have created.
I was just browsing today,and saw your work.Now i cannot wait to start making those pretty squares.I will teach my little Granddaughters also.I am a Grandmother ,born in Surrey Uk Surrey,now reside in Australia.Admired your work --Thank-you Mary.

kariesha subire

hi lucy thank you soo much for this pattern. you're a big help to me....

Jane

Lucy, Love this pattern and have tried it, but I end up with the same problem every time!
My flower has 8 petals, but as you look at them each petal has two 'parts', apart from my first one which is made up of 1tr rather than a bobble so it only looks like it has one 'part' ( hope that makes sense!)
The pattern says to do a treble followed by 7 bobble stiches, so I get an odd petal every time. What on earth am I doing wrong....?

Fatmonica

I've just spent ages googling for the granny square pattern that I wanted to make and am so pleased to have come across this. It's exactly what I had in mind and I'm now addicted to making them. Thanks so much for sharing.

Phyllis

Lucy, your life in the north of England sounds glorious! I share a number of your interests, including sewing, crochet, & gardening. I also teach sewing, patchwork, & crochet. I love this granny square. You've done a brilliant job of creating it, and have written an awesome tutorial to go with it. If you were my daughter, I'd be telling you how proud I am of you! I look at lots and lots of patterns on lots and lots of blogs, but they rarely captivate me as yours has done. May God (whom you haven't mentioned in your interests list, but I hope He's behind all this!) bless you with continued happiness in your life!!

Roberta Bortoluzzi

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Rosa

Dear Lucy, thank you so much for this pattern. I already made several blankets using these squares, you really are an inspiration. Got a question tho, and I really really hope you can find the time to answer me because after making 3 blankets I suddenly got very very confusing: round 4 you start making 4 chains, countng as 1tr + 1 chain. The rest of the corners however all heve 2 chains.. Am I mistaken? It seems off but it may be me. Hope so much to hear from you and be reassured :) Big hug Rosa

amy mcclinton

This is amazing! I am.teaching myself to crochet and keep getting lost in patterns. I am going to try this today! Thankyou Thankyou Thankyou xx

jules

hi lucy... i am not familiar with navigating bolgs etc etc, however i stumbled across your work and wanted to tell you i have started my own summer garden blanket.. i am so thrilled with its progress and just can't put the hook down... all my friends have commented on it as well, positively!!! thank you for your generosity and enthusiasim and i absolutely wished you lived next door to me in my sleepy little town in Australia... im sure neither of us would get any housework done at all... i have plans to hook your beautiful bag as my next project with yarn left overs from my blanket... keep up the good work lucy we all love it... jules

laura

muy buenos, hago cuadritos desde siempre. en mi familia son una tradición

Maria Morandi

I will trait to learn to this litle squares, thank you for sharing your site.I'am so exciting to learn, and be able you show you my work, i realy like to do tis work it is very relaxin for me to do this i love to do something with may hands.your work is beutiful thank you Maria.

himawari

thanks so much for the detailed tutorial.
I love to make it with all of my pupils
They very enjoy to move their hands with yarn dancing between it and voila! Its just make it!
So easy and so lovely
thank you so much...

Corinne Patterson

Lucy ~ Just wanted to leave you a small note (along with everyone else). I taught myself to crochet a few years ago and just recently started getting more into it. I refer to youtube a lot and feel pretty confident that I'm getting better. I just finished a ripple afghan for my boyfriends niece and people went crazy over it. I decided my next project would be for me. Fell in love with making Granny's. I've been researching trying to come up with the right pattern and they're either too boring and straight forward or way too complicated. Until I found your blog. I absolutely love everything you make. Not just the patterns but the color choices too. So bright and so fun. Anyway, just kept coming back to this blog in all my research. Thanks for sharing your work and for being a good teacher. You speak my language with the way you break down your pattern, and its appreciated. Sometimes just looking at a crochet pattern and all the abbreviations make me say "forget it". Best blog out there and as soon as I can i'll be donating!! Great patterns. Thanks!

Melanie Jenkins

Hi Lucy! Thank you so much for posting your patterns. My Grandmother taught me how to crochet when I was 9 years old. I love crocheting but really didn't do it a lot. I have recently started again and I am hooked. (pun intended) I came across your blog by accident while looking for free patterns. I love your beautiful bright colors! I am so drawn to them. I have crocheted many things but have never made a granny square. Seeing all of your colorful things has made me want to try it. I printed out your instructions and can't wait to get started. Thanks again for all the help you give your fellow crocheters. You use your God given talents in a wonderful way and I for one thank you.

Melanie. (USA)

Heather

Hi Lucy,
I just have to thank you for helping me FINALLY make sense of crochet! It's only taken me 30 something years for it to click :-)
Your blog is inspiring me to add more colour into my home & I've ordered the 'Attic24' pack online, ready to begin my first crochet project - the summer garden throw... Can't wait x

Peggy

Hi, I absolutely love this!!! I saw it today and I have decided to use cotton, I love all the colors. I am wondering if when using cotton if you used maybe an H hook size? just wondering....thanks again.....

Tracy Berg

Hi Lucy,
I love your blog and tutorials. Thank you so much for sharing them...I have learned so much. I just finished a pillow in your Summer Garden Granny Square pattern to make a spring / Easter pillow and it turned out beautifully. My family is quite impressed. I just have a question...what type of yarn do you use to achieve such beautiful colour combinations? Tracy

Lisa Bergin

Thank you for posting this pattern, after 15 years of trying I have finally managed to make a granny square, even if my tension needs a bit of work :-)

Beverley

Love this patttern. Hope you don't mind but I've shared it as the first block in a CAL I'm starting this week. I've linked to this page and I'll be telling everyone how awesome you are :-)

martha

I just wanted to tell you how helpful your blog has been to me.
I am a beginner in crochet and your clear and helpful instructions have helped me no end.
You've been a huge inspiration.
I've just finished my first granny square blanket and am on the the next using this pattern.
Many many thanks.
Perhaps you'd like to see a picture on my blog http://forgetmenotsblue.blogspot.co.uk/
Its no where near as professional as yours, as I am pretty rubbish with a computer....but would love you to see what I created using your blog and tutorials.

Beccie

Hi Lucy.
I'm always coming back to your site for my crochet inspiration.
I haven't produced anything of merit yet, just a practice piece using this pattern. Absolutely beautiful too. I just wanted to say thank you for keeping my creative streak alive.

I was also wondering where you purchase your yarn from, or if you have any recommendations.

Vera Lye

What do you do with the thread ends?

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