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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
Recent Activity
Do you remember when I shared the start of this poncho back in November? I've really enjoyed working this pattern (from Simply Crochet issue 25, designed by Simone Francis) and using this warm, woolly yarn (Drops Nepal, an aran weight... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Attic24
Our walk to school yesterday morning was just breathtaking as you can see, with the most incredible, beautiful golden light. I could hardly find the words to describe how it made me feel, I was quite choked thinking about our... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Attic24
❄ A bowl of leafy clementines on the table, bought as much for the vibrant colour as for the fruity goodness. I've got an annoying cold at the moment, a head full of cotton wool and a very sore throat... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Attic24
This week has been all about the Edge for me and my Cosy Stripe blanket. I sampled a LOT of ideas before arriving at one that was pleasing to crochet as well as suiting the overall look of the blanket.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Attic24
Awwwwwwww!!!! Catching up with you and your brood and discover your news, how WONDERFUL!!! Congratulations, soo happy for you xxxxxxx
Toggle Commented Dec 11, 2014 on Big Brother at Jenerally Speaking,
This week I've discovered that one distinct advantage of having a freezing cold kitchen with no heating is the fact that plant life stays remarkably perky and long lasting in the chilly atmosphere. It's possibly the only advantage, but I'd... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Attic24
On Saturday when I went out for my little walk to the woodsy bit of the park, I wanted some fresh air and "breathing space" but there was also an extra little something on my agenda. I was off on... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at Attic24
After an unbelievably mild Autumn, Winter has at last descended on us, bringing the first frost of the season to the landscape. It's been quite a shock to find the air so suddenly crisp and cold, but it has felt... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2014 at Attic24
Hello Cosy CAL-ers, have you all had a good week? I'm currently doing battle with some resident germs so I've not been feeling the best, but at least it's given me the excuse to stay indoors this weekend and give... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2014 at Attic24
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Toggle Commented Dec 3, 2014 on Crochet Christmas Card at Attic24
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Yesterday, I decided the time was right to begin working on an idea that has been gently bubbling away inside my Creative Mind for a few weeks now. As with many of my creative endeavours, I had already visualised the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2014 at Attic24
After pretty much a whole long week of low grey cloud, fog and damp drizzle, we woke up yesterday {Sunday} to the bliss of clear blue sky and sunshine. These bright sunshiny days are so precious at this time of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2014 at Attic24
It's been another happy, colourful week here and life on the Cosy Blanket front has been.....well, cosy! I've been working on my blanket mostly at home this week, sometimes managing to find little snippets of time during the day but... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2014 at Attic24
♥ this week I have loved the familiar scent of woodsmoke in the cold air. ♥ this week it has mostly been very foggy, grey and damp here, but I have loved the sudden little snatches of pale sunlight. ♥... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2014 at Attic24
Do you remember my Home Poncho from last winter? Well here I am again embarking on another poncho making journey following a pattern from this months Simply Crochet magazine (issue 25). The Cowl-neck Poncho is a design by Simone Francis,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2014 at Attic24
Life in the Attic feels wonderfully slooooow for me at the moment, and I am absolutely loving it. I am spending a lot of time at home during the week days, enjoying my own quiet company and the luxury of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2014 at Attic24
Morning Cosy Hooksters! Hoping you've all had a fabulous week and that you've been enjoying your cosy stripes as much as I have. It's been cold here in North Yorkshire this past week and now that my blanket is a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2014 at Attic24
One of things I've been appreciating since Little B started school is the opportunity to bake. And by that I mean the whole idea of baking On My Own. In the pre-school days we used to regularly bake together in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at Attic24
Loving....the sound of the wind in the pine trees. There are a dozen very tall pine trees going down the hill which we walk past every day, and I just love to stand underneath them and tune into the sound... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2014 at Attic24
I confess that lately I've become a teensy bit addicted to the art of placing small plastic beads onto a white plastic board. I went through a brief spell of guilt regarding the sheer amount of time I've been spending... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at Attic24
Do you know what, I woke up this morning and the first thing I thought of was that yipppeeeeeee today is Sunday and I get to write my CAL post. I didn't exactly spring out of bed, but nevertheless, here... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2014 at Attic24
I took a short stroll just me and myself on Sunday morning, to enjoy the simple pleasure of walking and breathing in some damp woodland air. I've lived here for seven years now, and still find it hard to believe... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at Attic24
I keep wondering if after so many years of not liking Autumn all that much, I might've changed a little in recent years? I know that I don't dread it in the same way I used to, and I also... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at Attic24
This Cosy blanket is proving to be one huge, big, happy pleasure ride for me, delivering exactly the right amount of relaxation, comfort and joy as I grow these delicious rows of colour. Thank you so, so much for your... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2014 at Attic24
Those of you who've been visiting me in the Attic over the years will be very familiar with my blanket obsession. When I first picked up a crochet hook in the Summer of '07 and taught myself what to do... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2014 at Attic24