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Lucy @ Attic24
I'm a creative stay-home Mummy with 3 children, living my colourful life in the North of England.
Interests: gardening, homemaking, textiles, sewing, walking, baking, crochet, camping, houses, decorating, picnics, seaside
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I'm pretty sure I don't need to give any sort of introduction to this yarn, it's been my main go-to yarn for blanket making since 2010. Over the seven years that I've been using Stylecraft Special DK, there have been... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Attic24
During the first two weeks of the Summer holidays, I wasn't really on holiday at all. The Little People were home from school and J took a break from work, but me? I was absolutely flat out still working here... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Attic24
☀ The upside to the rainy downside is that sometimes we get to see the most beautiful colours arcing across a stormy grey sky. ☀ A bunch of sunflowers gifted to me by my lovely friend and neighbour as a... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Attic24
So today in part 6 of this colourful journey, it's all about creating a gorgeous border for these squares. But before I get stuck in chatting about all things border-ish, I'd first like to say a huge thank you for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2017 at Attic24
As you are all probably well aware, crochet blankets are my true passion and never fail to be at the top of my crochet feel-good list. But my second best favourite kind of make is anything small, colourful and decorative,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2017 at Attic24
It’ll be lovely to meet you Helen, you will be very welcome to join us! We meet from around 9.30 in the holidays, usually stay until 11.30-12, but join us for however long suits you. It’s great food in the café too, so your hubby and boys could always join you for lunch (also fabby hot choc if your boys are into that!) See you Friday, Lucyxxxxxxxxxx From: Typepad Sent: 02 August 2017 16:38 To: Subject: [Attic24] Helena Nock submitted a comment to Summer Moments {two} A new comment from “Helena Nock ” was received on the post “Summer Moments {two}” of the blog “Attic24”. Comment: Hi were on holiday in Yorkshire this week and having a really lovely time. Ive pleaded with hubby and boys to come to Skipton on Friday so I can join your coffee morning. Hopefully see you then x Commenter name: Helena Nock Commenter email: IP address: Authentication: None Enjoy! The Typepad Team P.S.: Learn more about replying to comments. Published Unpublish Delete Mark as Spam Edit Comment Typepad, Inc. 10 Corporate Drive, Suite 300, Burlington, MA 01803 Manage Notifications | Support | Terms of Service | Privacy Policy
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We are devouring punnet after punnet of British grown strawberries this summer, I just can't seem to get enough of them. Along with nectarines and cherries, they are a true taste of the summer season for me, and as a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2017 at Attic24
☀ My current late breakfast / early lunch summer food crush. A scoop of homemade museli (oats mixed with sultanas and roasted nuts and seeds) mixed with fat free vanilla yoghurt, topped with fresh fruit (banana, strawberries, blueberries, pomegranate). It's... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2017 at Attic24
I am beyond excited to be sharing this particular part of my Summer Harmony journey as it's the bit where these one hundred squares finally join together to become an actual blanket. I spent almost the whole of one day... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2017 at Attic24
☀ A Sunday morning walk along the damp river Wharfe at Bolton Abbey, dodging the rain showers. ☀ Loving the abundance of wild flowers along the riverside at this time of year...I have just managed to look this one up... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2017 at Attic24
Today I'll be showing you some more of my Summer Harmony blanket progress, I can't tell you how much pleasure this blanket is bringing me every single day, I'm loving it so much! Obviously I'm enjoying the crochet a huge... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2017 at Attic24
A journey west to reach the coast... Morning coffee sat at the end of the old pier... The very huge beach at St Annes, on a most glorious Monday July morning... J and I, enjoying a few precious child-free hours... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2017 at Attic24
These sweet days of mid summer are just beautiful, and I feel like I need to soak up every tiny little summery thing and absorb it right into my soul. I feel a strong desire to stock pile these visual... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2017 at Attic24
It's been quite a while since I made any cute little piles of granny squares (probably my original Harmony blanket back in 2015), and I have found myself swooning at the sight of them as they fly off my hook.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2017 at Attic24
It's been five months since my last sock update, and in that time I've had three pairs on and off my needles. This first pair ended up being quite a long time in the making, given that they presented me... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2017 at Attic24
Oh, be still my over-excited, colour-addicted heart!!!! Hahaha........only kidding......I would never want my heart to be still at all, I'm very fond of the way it beats hard to a visual colour fest! I've had lots of queries about these... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2017 at Attic24
June is almost at an end and honestly, if it wasn't for the assortment of photos gathered on my camera, I would be hard pressed to tell you anything much that has happened during these weeks of early summer. Every... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2017 at Attic24
During the past few weeks this glorious bag of yarn as been delivering me a huge amount of daily pleasure. The deep familiarity of these seventeen colours that are so very "me" has felt both comforting and inspiring, and I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2017 at Attic24
Since coming home from Dorset just over a week ago I'm finding it unexpectedly hard to ease myself back into any kind of normal daily routine. I just can't seem to find the energy or the will to address any... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at Attic24
This time last week I was down in Dorset, walking along this gorgeously leafy little footpath. The dappled shades of sunlit green were breathtaking. I was walking alone, following a familiar footpath across fields that would take me from the... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2017 at Attic24
I've had such a happy time in my studio today, pottering about, arranging some new yarn on my shelves, chatting with lovely visitors and hooking up a few rounds of a new large mandala I'm working on. Oh, and admiring... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2017 at Attic24
The bluebells came early this year, starting to gently bloom at the end of April instead of waiting until May like we've come to expect here in my patch. J and I walked in the woods about ten days ago,... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2017 at Attic24
♥ Four things that have made me feel heart skippy happy this weekend.... ♥ ♥ Thing # 1 :: in my greenhouse ♥ Laughing gently to myself here as I typed the word "greenhouse", pretending that I do actually have... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2017 at Attic24
Do you know, I still find it amazing that these itty bitty little dried flowers have managed to deliver soooooo much creative pleasure in the months since I stumbled upon them last year, who'd have thought it eh? Here I... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2017 at Attic24
I have such a crush on this time of year, yes I am seriously in love with May. Everything is suddenly so lush and green and our days are deliciously long and light again, which makes me very, very happy.... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2017 at Attic24