October 19 ~ Handmade Holiday Inspiration

on October 18 | in Handmade Holidays, Sewing Inspiration | by | with 47 Comments

Crochet Baubles by Lucy from Attic 24

Lucy’s happy palate of bright colors helps to make these “baubles” irresistible, and her instructions are super-easy to understand even if you don’t know a lot about crochet! The color and cheer in this tutorial is present in just about everything Lucy shares on her wonderful blog… Be sure to stop and stay awhile at Attic 24.

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47 Responses to October 19 ~ Handmade Holiday Inspiration

  1. Stacey says:

    Love crocheting, these are on my list for sure.

  2. Danijela says:

    I am familiar with Lucy from Attic 24,she do amazing stuff and a made few fro her patterns.

    I would love to win this book,thanks for the chance.

  3. amy in peru says:

    SO bright and cheery! I’m gonna see if this is a project I could give my girls 🙂



  4. Libby says:

    Very cute and whimsical!

  5. Ginger says:

    I’m sending this to my Mom. She’s the crochet person in the family.

  6. Neene says:

    Lovely! I hope I’m lucky! Fingers crossed.

  7. wendy says:

    I love these! I had bookmarked them ages ago (was it last Christmas) but I’d forgotten about them, so thanks for remind me!

  8. Ellu says:

    I’ve been following Lucy’s blog for a while and I still marvel at her colourful creations!

  9. datcat says:

    Oh my goodness, what cute little ornaments, and what a great book.

  10. Dawn says:

    These are so cute! I can see a tree decorated with just these!

  11. Deb says:

    Love them.. remind me of my grandma and my crochet lessons as a child.. thanks for sharing I will most definitely be making some for my tree this year.

  12. Beth Mc says:

    Love the colors and easy enough to get them done for the holidays!

  13. rwebb says:

    what a fun way to use crochet!

  14. MarciaW says:

    These are lovely little crochet baubles – am passing to my Mom who is the crochet artist in our home.

  15. Anya says:

    So fun – maybe I’ll finally be able to complete a crochet project if I try these!

  16. kirsten says:

    these are beautiful:)

  17. Ramona says:

    I wonder if I can make these if I’ve never crocheted before. I can’t wait to check out her blog.

  18. Andrea says:

    This would be a fun project for using up yarn scraps, too!

  19. Linda S says:

    These are so cute, and perfect for our tree, since they’re cat proof! (at least they can’t hurt her if she takes them off & bats them around). Thank you!

  20. VickiT says:

    Those are super cute. I wish I knew more about crochet although I’m back to learning again.

  21. Amy B. says:

    Love Attic 24!!!

  22. Liz says:

    These are so fun and bright!

  23. Loullabelle says:

    These are amazing, a real ‘must try’!

  24. Consuelo says:

    I love these! They are very festive! Thanks for sharing!

  25. Melanie says:

    These are so cute! I love to crochet and have a weakness for buttons – perfect! Although I do have trouble making things symmetrical.

  26. Christine says:

    Love these. My Christmas tree will be full of these this year.

  27. Tabitha says:

    I love Lucy’s color and cheerfulness!

  28. Katrina H says:

    These bright colors are so intoxicating! I may have to rethink my christmas color scheme!

  29. Bridget says:

    I am in love with these!

  30. Rachel says:

    Love the fact that they are not just the traditional red and green combo

  31. Karrie says:

    i love these! can’t wait to make some 🙂

  32. Cinnamon says:

    All those colors together are so eye-catching. Must crochet more!

  33. Miet says:

    I like them, nice and colourful!

  34. Rebecca says:

    Adorable and colorful! I’ve really been inspired by your holiday ideas. Especially because so many of them are really simple.

  35. They look Mexican, in a good way. Maybe that’s just because I grew up in San Antonio, TX.

  36. Jacqueline says:

    lovely, with the holidays around the corner you have inspired me to get going….thanks,

  37. Molly Martin says:

    These remind me of grandma. Wonderful!

  38. Jess says:

    Ahh, super cute, and a great way to use up my leftover yarn scraps!

  39. Anne Marie says:

    Love these – Lucy’s blog is my favorite – love the Attic 24.

  40. too bad i don’t crochet. these are lovely!

  41. Linda says:

    I love these ornaments! Thanks for posting them!

  42. Tiffany says:

    Is this where I comment to win the book? I have just started sewing, and this book would be so fun to have!

    Your website had been so fun and encouraging to me! I think I will be seeing for the rest of my life!! I can’t wait until the day I can teach my three daughters how to sew, too.


  43. How fun are these? I think I need to dig into my yarn stash and see what I can come up with.

  44. Sarah McGrath says:

    Lovely idea!

  45. Sarah says:

    And pinned!!

  46. Marilize says:

    How gorgeous are these?! Very much giving them a go for our Xmas tree this year 🙂

  47. really want to win!

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