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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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Measuring just 5cm tall, my mini chicklets are quick and easy to make. All you need is some scraps of DK weight yarn, a 4mm hook and a little bit of toy stuffing. Chocolate mini-eggs to aid concentration are optional... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Attic24
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This morning on the jaunt between school drop-off and my studio I bought two pots of Spring blooms. A little yellow pot of Tete-a-tete narcissi and a beautifully vibrant pink polyanthus. Then on the jaunt between purchasing/drinking my first latté... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Attic24
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Right now my Creative Mind is absolutely chockablock full to bursting, in fact it's absolutely bloomin' rammed to the brink up there in my busy thinking-place. It's a bit of a strange sensation, kind of stressy and exhilarating all at... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Attic24
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Oh my happy heart and soul, we have had a real gift of a day today and I have loved every single little minute of it, truly. My day started as it often does, at 6am with Little B creeping... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Attic24
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❤ Three things that have made me feel heart-skippy happy today.... ❤ Thing #1 :: on my table ❤ A jug of little orange-centred daffodils with the most incredible scent. The sight and smell of them has made me incredibly... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2015 at Attic24
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Do you know, it's almost five years since I made my Granny Stripe blanket, inspired by the purchase of our beloved caravan on 1st May 2010. By the end of that same month, I was beginning this colourful blanket journey... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at Attic24
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Different to other parts of the world, we always celebrate Mother's Day during mid March in the UK. Here in the Attic household, it's generally a low-key affair and I am more than happy with that. I don't especially require... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2015 at Attic24
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♥ THANK YOU ♥ Thank you, thank you very much for so much Wreath Love!! I love-love-love that you love what I made! Thank you for your kind and beautiful words about my Winter Wreath, it has been amazing to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2015 at Attic24
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I am oh-so-so-so excited to be sharing my latest hooky project with you! It feels like I've been chatting about my Winter Wreath for such a long time already, even though it's only been a couple of months since I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2015 at Attic24
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Aren't the colours in this photograph beautiful? When I was searching for pictures of Hellebore flowers a few weeks ago, this image popped up on my screen and I was immediately smitten by those gorgeous, dusky pinks and purples. I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2015 at Attic24
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Yes, yes I know, here I go again with yet another post about yarn and colour, I am on a bit of a mad colour/yarn-fixated thingy, well nothing new there to be honest. I am resisting the urge to apologise... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2015 at Attic24
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I took the above photo of my Attic view on Saturday (the last day of February), it was a nice bright day but very cold and wintry still. And now February is behind us for another year and I am... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2015 at Attic24
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This week has gone by sooooo fast that I can scarcely believe that tomorrow's Friday. Friday???? How can it be Friday when it feels like Monday was only yesterday? I've been busy, so maybe that explains the whizzing days, and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2015 at Attic24
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In the seven years that I've been crocheting, I've made fifteen blankets using a variety of yarns. I've used pure wool, pure cotton, pure acrylic (if you can call acrylic yarn "pure"?!), cashmere/merino blends and cotton/acrylic blends. I've used eye... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2015 at Attic24
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I've really, really enjoyed this week, we've all had such a relaxing time (discounting the two five year old Birthday parties I attended back to back with Little B on Saturday). It's felt good to spend simple family time at... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2015 at Attic24
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I don't know how school terms/semesters work in other countries, but here in England our academic year runs from early September through to late July and is divided into three terms (Autumn, Spring, Summer). Each term is split with a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at Attic24
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It's exactly two years since I first walked up the winding wooden stairs of the cosy little café that had recently opened at the bottom of town. I remember it as if it were yesterday, that feeling of bubbling excitement... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2015 at Attic24
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8 am on Sunday, J and I wrapped up in multiple woolly layers and ventured out into the freezing cold clarity of the early morning. It was quiet, still, bright, icy cold. Actually, I remember now, it wasn't quiet at... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2015 at Attic24
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Beautiful snapshots of family life - gosh, you have soooo much snow!
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Every so often I find that some weeks stretch and lengthen to such an extent that even trying to remember things from a few days ago seems impossible, let alone trying to reach back into last month. I uploaded these... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at Attic24
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When I was pondering over what sort of creature would be nestling at the bottom of my Winter wreath, my very first idea was to make it a robin. Here in the UK, this little bird (the European Robin) is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2015 at Attic24
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Those of you who who've been peeking in through my Attic window for a while may remember these dinky little crochet blankets I made for the "Red Nose Day Dollies" as part of a fund-raising initiative for UK charity Comic... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2015 at Attic24
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Oh, this past week has felt so long and slow! My days have been full of people and stuff and commitments and to-do-lists and yet it feels like only a scant few things have actually been achieved. Sometimes life is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2015 at Attic24
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:: icy cold walks to school :: :: double layers of crochet blankety goodness on the bed :: :: wearing warm woolly layers and drinking mugs of steaming hot coffee :: :: Glimpses of the wintry landscape as I walk... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at Attic24
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I have to tell you that I'm getting a huge amount of satisfaction creating my Winter Wreath accompanied by this super wintry weather. The view from my attic window this morning is just perfection! We had light snow falling for... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2015 at Attic24
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