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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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After a long winter, the spring season has exploded all of a sudden here in my patch and it really is quite something. Despite the temperatures often remaining very wintry, it's been utterly beautiful and I've been out there drinking... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Attic24
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The bluebells are spectacular this year and I'm so glad that I got to walk through the woods at Bolton Abbey last week to enjoy them at peak floral perfection. All that glorious colour to feast on, I was absolutely... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2022 at Attic24
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Ever since Stylecraft first introduced their new range of organic cotton yarn it has been a firm favourite of mine. If you've not had the opportunity to give it a squish yet or try it out on your own hook... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2022 at Attic24
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Last month, on the second Friday in April, I took myself off on the train to travel down to Dorset. It's a pretty easy journey really, but it's a long one. The first three hours take me south to London,... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2022 at Attic24
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Our Easter holidays were slow and quiet and aside from my solo trip to Dorset we hadn't made any plans to go anywhere or do anything out of the ordinary. J was working during the second week and the Little... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2022 at Attic24
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I was reading back through my very early blog posts the other day, the ones that I wrote in March 2008, fourteen years ago. I went back to find the first Easter I ever wrote about, and once I was... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2022 at Attic24
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Thank you for all your lovely messages following my last post, you always show me such kindness and support and I am ever so grateful for that I can tell you. After a slow, restful week I'm feeling a smidge... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2022 at Attic24
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Waving H*E*L*L*O!!!!!!!!!!!! Hello, hello.....I hope you've all had a very happy Easter weekend? I'm just popping in very briefly to say that I've been trying to create a blog post to share this past week but for one reason and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2022 at Attic24
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Hello, hello, how are you all doing this week? Things here in the Attic are the usual mixture of ordinary family life and familiar routines interspersed with bursts of creativity, which is how things generally tick along for me these... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2022 at Attic24
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In the middle of last week I came across a beautiful crochet sunflower photo on Instagram, posted by my lovely crochet friend Jane Crowfoot. She had taken a large flower motif from one of her blankets and turned it into... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2022 at Attic24
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Before I get carried away with springtime chat I wanted to thank you all so, so much for the really lovely, positive comments you wrote in response to my Winter Garland. Thank you, thank you!! It's been so enjoyable to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2022 at Attic24
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I've been wanting to make a winter garland for a few years now, something pretty to hang on my mantel in January once the colour and sparkle of Christmas has been packed away. In past years I've really enjoyed making... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2022 at Attic24
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It's the Spring Equinox this Sunday 20th so we're in the very last week of winter, and what a lovely thought that is. I've often remarked how much I enjoy celebrating these quarterly points in the year, they are more... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2022 at Attic24
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It's Sunday evening and earlier on this afternoon I was looking through the photos on my camera and thinking to myself how lovely my days look from a purely visual point of view. All the photos in today's post have... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2022 at Attic24
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I've made some good progress on my Winter Garland today, finishing off the hellebores and finalising the snowdrop design which I have to say I'm s-u-p-e-r happy with. When I'm working on this sort of project with lots of little... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2022 at Attic24
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I'm growing an Amaryllis bulb and as you might expect I'm very, very excited about the forthcoming floral prospects. Annoyingly, I can't remember exactly when I started it off but I think it was around the middle of January -... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2022 at Attic24
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I've been really looking forward to writing this post and sharing the very short little seaside jolly we took two weeks ago at the start of the February half term break. Blogging my holiday trips (however short they might be)... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2022 at Attic24
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For a little while when I woke up this morning I thought that it was a school day and I experienced that wonderful surprised relief when my brain processed that it was in fact Saturday. It was quite early (just... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2022 at Attic24
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Five small things that have made me feel happy today.... Number 1 :: Spending the morning with my Yarny Tribe :: My Friday mornings spent at Coopers café always make me happy - good coffee, crochet time, and a hefty... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2022 at Attic24
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I've been working on my Winter Garland today and thought it would be fun to have a play and take some photographs to record my progress and show you where I'm up to. I love taking pictures of my crochet... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2022 at Attic24
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It was such a beautiful day here yesterday, most especially in the early morning when I went out for my daily walk with J. It's a wonderful feeling to walk in the early mornings before many people are out and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2022 at Attic24
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February is usually a month that I'm happy to see the back of, skipping into March and leaving all dark and dismal wintry thoughts firmly behind me. This year feels different and I'm not sure how to explain it -... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2022 at Attic24
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I think this year more than any other year, my crochet-along seems to have moved very swiftly and I can't quite get my head around the fact that the Harbour Blanket CAL is over. Wah!!!! I'm NoT ready!!!!!! I don't... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2022 at Attic24
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Unlike much of the UK, here in Atticland we didn't really get hit by Storm Eunice in any major way yesterday. Yes it was windy, and yes we had a fair bit of rainfall, but nothing that really made me... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2022 at Attic24
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I've been thinking the past few days that it has seemed strange not preparing for a Friday blanket post, like there's been something missing from my week. The past six Fridays have been filled with such a lot of colour... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2022 at Attic24
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