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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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Oh May, May, May, you are going past waaaaay too fast and need to slow down!!! May is my absolute favourite month and it is is rocketing past at such a rate that I just can't seem to catch my... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Attic24
Walking home after the school run this morning, the shopping bag on my shoulder suddenly felt hugely heavy and I realised I was struggling. So I sat myself down on a nearby bench to rest a while in the dappled... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Attic24
I absolutely love and adore this time of year when Spring is in full throttle and there might even be some teensy whiffs of early Summer in the air. The days are long and light and the trees are slowly... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2016 at Attic24
It's been almost two months since my last sock-knitty update back in March, and this morning I decided I have a burning need to show you what's been on and off my needles since then. I've been busy, and have... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2016 at Attic24
Wreath making brings me a huge amount of creative joy, and over the years I've made five in total. The very first one I crocheted was the May Rose Wreath in 2012, and this was the start of a mild... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2016 at Attic24
I called at the supermarket this morning after dropping Little B at school and found myself predictably flitting round the flowers like a helpless butterfly. There are many supermarket flowers that don't float my boat, but a simple bunch of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2016 at Attic24
I loved decorating my mantel for Easter this year, and once all the little eggs and felt pretties were packed away again it all looked rather depressingly bare. I do usually have some sort of crochet goodness on these branches... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2016 at Attic24
I've been so so so looking forward to sharing this post with you, I always do get a bit giddy when there is a ta-moment on the horizon but I am especially excited to share my Cupcake Stripe with you... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2016 at Attic24
We woke to a really gorgeous, cold, sunny Sunday morning here in North Yorkshire with frost on the ground and a most brilliant bright blue sky up above. We managed to be out the house before nine (all five of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2016 at Attic24
♥ Crocheting some Spring Leaves to adorn the jug of bare twigs on my mantel. I'm using Stylecraft Classique Cotton DK which is great for little decorative projects like this - I'll be sharing this leaf pattern on my blog... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2016 at Attic24
So I made Wild Garlic Pesto today, I couldn't stop thinking about it after writing my woodsy post last night and drooling over all that lush green on my computer screen. I desperately wanted to taste the colour of my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2016 at Attic24
Oh April, you are such a fickle thing, you have one foot dancing in Spring and one foot still very firmly planted in Winter. I do wish you'd make up your mind and leap forth into Spring! We had snow... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2016 at Attic24
If you've been reading my blog for a while, you will probably have gathered that I have a dreadful memory, and that I am also quite chaotic in the general way I go about things. If you were being kind,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2016 at Attic24
We were away last week, our usual five day Easter jaunt down to the Dorset coast to spend time with my family. It's a holiday that I really, really look forward to each year, a lovely, gentle time away from... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2016 at Attic24
Something that I've always found just a teensy bit irritating is the way that magazines are out of sinc with real life months. So for example, the magazines that land on your doormat in early March are labelled April and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2016 at Attic24
Ahhh look, the first signs of Spring have arrived here in Atticland, what a joy to behold! In the eight years that I've lived in this picturesque part of the world, I've learnt that March does not mean Spring for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2016 at Attic24
Now there's a pretty picture!! Doesn't the sight of all that glorious colour and neat knitty stitches make you go just a tad weak at the knees? Piles of handmade yarny things are my most favourite kind of piles, and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2016 at Attic24
Here in England we always have a weeks Half Term holiday in the middle of February, and although the weather can be very cold and unpredictable we do enjoy getting away for a day or two at this time of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2016 at Attic24
Well hello one and all, I am back in the Attic after an unintentional break and I'm really, really happy to be back. I've missed you! Thank you very kindly for all your well wishes of late, and I am... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2016 at Attic24
I love making these blog posts to share with you all, I've had the best time faffing about with my yarn pegs and camera and uploading all the images this morning. Many of you will be very familiar with my... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2016 at Attic24
Today in the Attic we are going to have ourselves a bit of a.... ....c o l o u r ~ f e s t.... ....yippeeeee!!! There's nothing I enjoy more than messing about with colour and yarn, and I've... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2016 at Attic24
We're having some very moody weather at the moment, the whip end of some storm with a name that I can't remember right now*. Fierce, blustery winds and rain, rain, rain, the sort of weather that tells you in no... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2016 at Attic24
In my quest to fortify my low iron stores, I've found myself loitering in the veggie aisle in the supermarket checking out all the green stuff on offer (tender stem broccoli, purple sprouting broccoli, cavelo nero, spinach etc). Although I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2016 at Attic24
On Monday morning I woke up feeling just a smidgeon brighter that I have done in quite a while. So after the school drop off I decided to try and manage a short walk, just a gentle stroll up the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2016 at Attic24
I've got some gorgeous tulips blooming away merrily on my table right now, they are really unbelievably lovely. They seem to be have an extra layer of petals which makes them sort of semi-ruffled and quite flouncy. I keep stopping... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2016 at Attic24