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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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Last week I was having a conversation with a good friend of mine about the business of how to return to ones blog when one has been absent for a period of time. She was telling me she hadn't blogged... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Attic24
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I thought I'd just pop by to say hello and to let you know that I'm doing OK, I know some of you have been worried and I'm so touched that you take the time to check up on me.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2021 at Attic24
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I've been on Blossom Watch during the past few weeks which is pretty normal for me at this time of year. I tend to get these seasonally induced obsessions throughout the year and they occupy my thoughts on the daily.... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2021 at Attic24
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Hello my lovelies, it's me, the one who's been ruminating in her little Attic nook of late, keeping quiet because there has been a lot to think about and some changes afoot. I find that when I have these very... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2021 at Attic24
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Even though I've designed and crocheted dozens of blankets over the years, the excitement of starting out on a new blanket journey has in no way diminished. I still get sooooooooooooooooooooo excited, like I can hardly contain the feelings as... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2021 at Attic24
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Wild garlic grows in shady damp woodland and I'm lucky that here in my local area it grows in absolute abundance. It's an easy leaf to forage for, partly because it is so distinctive that there is no mistaking what... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2021 at Attic24
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Last week was the second half of our stay-at-home Easter holiday and honestly it's been the nicest time. I can't get over the difference in the general ambience of the house when the Little People are home and on holiday... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2021 at Attic24
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:: JANUARY :: :: FEBRUARY :: :: MARCH :: x At the end of March when I'd finished my fortnight of continuous daily blogging, I decided to make a little montage of photos to capture the essence of the month.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2021 at Attic24
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Hellooooo!! I thought I'd come and chat to you at the end of what has been a beautiful, relaxing Easter weekend, and to share some of the things that have been making me feel really happy the past few days.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2021 at Attic24
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A cup of frothy coffee enjoyed in the cosy warmth of my bed is how I really like to start my mornings. It's the perfect way for me to gently adjust my mind to the new day and to process... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2021 at Attic24
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Gosh, it's been the most beautiful day here today, a truly wonderful, glorious, springlike day full of warmth and full blown sunshine. It was forecast to be this way, but here in England you can never ever rely on the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2021 at Attic24
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I've enjoyed a pottering kind of a day today, the sort of day where not a lot of note has happened and I've felt weirdly unsettled and preoccupied. I didn't sleep very well last night and so waking up at... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2021 at Attic24
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Spring sweetness right there on my table this morning, isn't this little twig of pink blossom sooooo pretty? Every day when I sit down at the table to work or eat, those dinky little flowers make my heart feel so... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2021 at Attic24
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It seems I've entered a spell of early starts to my days as I've been waking up naturally around 5.30. But the good news is that I'm sleeping very well at the moment so despite the early hour I feel... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2021 at Attic24
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I've had a slow, quiet sort of a day today, lots going on in my mind it seems. I woke up early (5.30am) and got up not long after so my day has felt quite long - not in a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2021 at Attic24
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Ahhhhhh, this yarn is giving me so many happy feels this week, it's sat there looking very inspirational in it's circular tin tray. I keep moving it around the place, I just love having it close by and in full... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2021 at Attic24
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Following on from yesterdays chat about my new-found Springtime lockdown routine, today followed a similar pattern and I felt really good about making it happen. I didn't manage to get out quite so early this morning as I didn't set... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2021 at Attic24
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Yesterday I came to the realisation that I always feel happier when life is flowing gently around a very settled daily routine, and when that routine is up-ended on it's head it makes me feel very off balance. For so... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2021 at Attic24
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♥ Coming downstairs this morning and seeing my "messy" sofa looking so homely and colourful with all the crochet additions. I'm really crushing on my Meadow blanket, especially the top end of summery skies. Also.....that edging.....ahh, I'm pretty chuffed with... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2021 at Attic24
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Waking up slowly, no alarm, no reason to hurry, just a peaceful slide from deep sleep to light snoozing and then finally some time to just be awake and still in my warm bed. J is a very early riser... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2021 at Attic24
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Well winter is now officially behind us and today is the Spring Equinox which is when day and night are of equal length. I am very much in the astronomical camp when it comes to the changing seasons (more about... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2021 at Attic24
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One of things about taking a blog break is that it disrupts the continuity of my own personal story, and I've come to realise that I really regret when there are missing segments. For example, there are some fabulous holidays... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2021 at Attic24
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Hello my lovelies, it's been a while and I hope you are all keeping yourselves well and that life is good in your patch of the world. I've been through a tricky few months where I have struggled with my... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2021 at Attic24
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Hi Maggie I made this bag using an Aran weight yarn and a 4mm hook to keep the stitches nice and dense. I used a pure wool, but any aran weight yarn would suit. You will need approx. 400g in total. Happy hooking! Lucy xx Get Outlook for Android
Toggle Commented Mar 11, 2021 on Crochet Bag Pattern at Attic24
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It's always a bitter sweet time when we come to the final part of a CAL blanket. On one hand I bet there are many of you who are like me and get ridiculously excited about creating a beautiful border... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2021 at Attic24
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