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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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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 1 hour ago 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 3 days ago 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 4 days ago 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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Unlike many British homes who had a magical fall of snow just after Christmas, the white stuff completely missed us in December. Not so this week - we have had flakes! Not a lot it has to be said, but... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2015 at Attic24
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Here we are, two weeks into the New Year and rather predictably I've found myself thinking a lot about my routines and habits and how I can make the best use of the hours, days and weeks that stretch ahead.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2015 at Attic24
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Hello! I thought it would be nice to share a colourful bit of crochet with you today, something bright and cheerful and a just a teensy bit unnecessary. I mean, I'm fairly sure there is no real pressing need for... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2015 at Attic24
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Firstly, do forgive me while I dance a little jig and shout a big, loud Hooorrraaayyyyyy!!!!! We have internet again, and I am back in the happy land of Blog!!!!!!! Very, very happy to be back in the Attic, I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2015 at Attic24
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Helloooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ohnmygoodness, I have so missed being here this week! I'm having some very frustrating problems with no internet connection so I have had to do cold turkey without the world wide web at my fingertips, I can't tell you... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2015 at Attic24
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Yesterday morning we woke up to find a very, very cold frosty landscape but also the most beautiful golden sunshine and blue skies. It felt like such a treat after a good number of wet, grey skies of late, so... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at Attic24
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2014 :: a year of colour and creativity........... Another year of life through the Attic window, and I've just realised that this is my seventh year-end picture review. Seventh! I can hardly believe the time scale of my blog sometimes,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2015 at Attic24
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I can't tell you how much pleasure it gives me putting these review posts together, there is a pleasing simplicity about gathering together a collection of fairly random images to celebrate the meaning of "home". If you've been a regular... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2015 at Attic24
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http://craft.buysubscriptions.com/Back-Issues-oxid/Simply-Crochet-Back-Issues/ This is the correct link for paper copy back issue x Sent from Windows Mail From:Typepad Sent:‎Friday‎, ‎2‎ ‎January‎ ‎2015 ‎11‎:‎13 To:Lucy Attic24 A new comment from “Pauline” was received on the post “Cowl-neck Poncho :: ta-dah!” of the blog “Attic24”. Comment: Can anyone help me get the pattern please? A friend went to UK and thought she had bought for me but was the wrong issue, I ordered it online and they sent issue 26 not 25 a cross about that so £15 later I still dont have the pattern. A photodo and emailed version would suit me fine and I can work from my iPad. Thank you everyone Commenter name: Pauline Commenter email: pollyneale@gmail.com IP address: 109.211.122.123 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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Here is my 2014 crochet journey for you to enjoy..... January :: 2014 starts with me continuing to work on my Home Poncho which I started just before Christmas 2013. January :: I made Berts head, ready to join his... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2015 at Attic24
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Well here we are on the very last day of the year, and I've been working on my usual end-of-year review posts which I always enjoy. I was beginning to assemble all my crochet photos from 2014 when I suddenly... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2014 at Attic24
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I've had a very odd day, lurching between moments of domestic bliss and emotional sadness. This morning I did what I always do in times of anxiety and baked some buns, then iced them pink and decorated them with some... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2014 at Attic24
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Lizzie that really made me smile 😊 Little B no longer says that, but we all still say it, fond memories and a reminder at how fast they grow and change xxxxx Sent from Windows Mail From:Typepad Sent:‎Sunday‎, ‎28‎ ‎December‎ ‎2014 ‎01‎:‎05 To:Lucy Attic24 A new comment from “Lizzie” was received on the post “Christmas 2014” of the blog “Attic24”. Comment: Wonderful Christmas wishes to you and your family. And just so you know, this morning I pronounced our holiday season had been a hundred thousand good. It has become a phrase I use over and over thanks to little B! Commenter name: Lizzie Commenter email: eastrong@gmail.com IP address: 50.177.128.167 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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Our Christmas tree feels like it's already been sitting in front of the bay window for months, but of course it was only ten days before Christmas when I carried out the business of unpacking, assembling and decorating those old... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2014 at Attic24
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It's rather odd, but here we are just five days away from Christmas and I find myself not doing anything remotely Christmassy. I don't know why, but I just can't seem to locate my festive mojo this year, it must... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2014 at Attic24
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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 Dec 17, 2014 at Attic24
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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 Dec 16, 2014 at Attic24
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❄ 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 Dec 15, 2014 at Attic24
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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 Dec 14, 2014 at Attic24
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Awwwwwwww!!!! Catching up with you and your brood and discover your news, how WONDERFUL!!! Congratulations, soo happy for you xxxxxxx
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