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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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Mid April, and the season is balanced with one foot leaping into spring, and the other (booted) foot still planted firmly in winter. I am absolutely loving these lengthening days though, especially since the clocks went forward into BST at... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2024 at Attic24
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HeLLOoOoOooooo to you all out there in the world!!! I thought I would pop in for a quick catch up in amongst me being a mad busy thing as I prepare for my first retreat of the year this weekend.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2024 at Attic24
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At the start of March I spent a few days down in Dorset, renting a holiday apartment in Weymouth so that I could visit my Dad, but also take some time to recharge and enjoy a short holiday. I travelled... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2024 at Attic24
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Travelling from the north of England to visit my family in Dorset (south coast) is a 600 mile round journey I've made countless times since I left home as a teenager. I've lived in the north of England since my... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2024 at Attic24
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Today is the Spring Equinox when day and night are of equal length and I couldn't be happier about it. I carried the thought around with me all day and it felt like a warm glow in my soul every... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2024 at Attic24
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Hello, hello! I am home again after my travels down to Dorset and I have to say I had a wonderful time away. It was just the right combination of activity and rest, of socialising and quiet time, and I've... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2024 at Attic24
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Life lately has been slow, sleepy and a little bit germ-ridden as I come out the other side of a fairly intense few months of Sungoldness. I've been tired in a way that I felt deep in my bones and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2024 at Attic24
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Today it's exactly eight weeks since the Sungold Blanket CAL began and what a joyful, happy and creative two months it has been. I have absolutely LOVED being a part of the crochet-a-long this year, especially as I've not only... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2024 at Attic24
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I have to tell you I'm really, really enjoying this year's CAL experience, possibly more than any other year. The sweet ritual of sitting down to crochet my own stripes every day, and then the weekly ritual of creating the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2024 at Attic24
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It's Week Five of the Sungold Blanket CAL and the first of our February Fridays. I have to confess that it's a pretty good feeling to finally have January in the rea view mirror - it's felt like the longest... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2024 at Attic24
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Good morning, good morning!! I love love love Friday's, don't you? It's a lovely feeling waking up and knowing that the morning is all about getting excited by colours and indulging in some pleasurable hooky time, well it is for... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2024 at Attic24
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Here in Atticland this week it has been snowy, icy and absolutely bloomin' freezing and I've found myself looking back at these beautiful summery photographs and trying to remember what sunshine warmth actually feels like. It seems so long ago... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2024 at Attic24
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It's Thursday afternoon and I really should be writing my Sungold CAL post ready for tomorrow, but as you can see I'm here on this page chatting to you instead. My CAL post is patiently waiting in draft-mode because I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2024 at Attic24
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Friday is here and I don't know about you, but I feel like this has been one speedy week, over in a blink. I had every intention of coming here mid week to chat to you, but the days somehow... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2024 at Attic24
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HELLO, and welcome to the start of my gloriously bright and colourful SUNGOLD Crochet-Along!! It makes me so happy to begin the New Year with some wonderful colour and gentle, relaxing crochet, I honestly can't think of a better way... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2024 at Attic24
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Hey - hi - hello - happy new year !! I thought it was high time I dusted off my laptop (literally) and opened up my attic window to let some fresh air blow in. I've been hibernating it seems,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2024 at Attic24
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It's been a few months now since I introduced you to the Starbright colour palette at the start of October, and I've been thrilled to see so many of you enjoying it. Starbright is such a delightful mix of deep... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2023 at Attic24
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Loving these early mornings that start out clear and bright - can you spot the crescent moon up there? I zoomed into the first photo to show you the view out across the town in more detail. I love living... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2023 at Attic24
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In my humble opinion, the end of November should really still have an autumn feel to it, because in all honesty our winters are long enough when they span from December to March. This year however, winter came howling in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2023 at Attic24
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It's just over a week since the new Sungold yarn pack was let loose on the world (blog post HERE in case you missed it), and the response has been fantastic. It's always a bit of a wobbly feeling for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2023 at Attic24
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Brrrrrrr, it's cold here in Atticland right now and dare I say it feels more like winter than autumn. We've had some hard frosts and this morning the first teeeeeny little flakes of snow swirled about in the wind. It's... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2023 at Attic24
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Morning, morning!! If you'd like to go and grab a Sungold yarn pack before coming back to read my blog post, click on the following link to go to Wool Warehouse : ♥ SUNGOLD YARN PACK ♥ Today I'm really... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2023 at Attic24
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We went out today, myself, J and Little B, into the grey drizzle of a cold Sunday morning. First stop was coffee in town, a fairly new routine for us on a Sunday and one that I am heavily endorsing.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2023 at Attic24
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Hello, my name is Lucy and I am a Designer of Blankets. They are my passion and my obsession, my creative spark and my relaxation therapy. And how absurdly wonderful it is that I get to live this colourful life... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2023 at Attic24
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We've had some really beautiful weather here during the past week and you can bet I've been out and about making the most of it. It's been a pleasure to walk with the sun on my face and blue skies... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2023 at Attic24
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