Author Archives: daisyandherthings

About daisyandherthings

Crafty Socialist beer drinking mother of two.

My Lovely Red Vase

              I love going round charity shops, and this is one of my favourite finds. It’s a gorgeous bottle vase that I know nothing about! I’m posting it here for help, and will update … Continue reading

Posted in Vintage | Leave a comment

“She can cook as well?”

Oh yes, I CAN cook – I am an excellent chef. That’s right, ‘chef’. This should be a gender-neutral term, but has become almost universally attributed to men, with women becoming ‘cooks’ or, worse, ‘good little cooks’. I’ve never been … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Free Pattern – ZigZag Bracelet

I’m always thinking about a) things I can make quickly and b) projects that use up oddments. I’m terrible for stopping and starting, and also my tidying up skills are not great. So, while I have an attic where all … Continue reading

Posted in Crochet, Free Patterns | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Oh I’ve been busy!

Well, I’ve not been blogging very much, but the crafting has not stopped! Just one of those times where I’ve been so full of ideas that I’ve not been able to sit back, type up, photograph or share! But I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

FREE PATTERN – Little Christmas Stockings

In the spirit of the season, here’s a free pattern for you all. This makes small stockings (about 3 inches, obviously dependent on hook and wool gauge) for decorations, money gift holders – they will fit nicely inside cards to … Continue reading

Posted in Crochet, Free Patterns | 5 Comments

Christmas Prep

All the other crafters out there… I presume I’m not the only one who’s started their Christmas crochet? More to follow… will I still be feeling festive in December?

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Tiny Aliens

I’ve created a new race of alien beings… or a pattern for them anyway. These are very sweet colourful little aliens, quick to make and great fun to give as a gift. You can purchase them now in my etsy … Continue reading

Posted in Crochet | 1 Comment