Crochet

Holiday Gift Guide for Yarn Lovers 2023

I don't know about you, but I spend a lot of time from now until the end of the year coming up with the perfect gift for everyone else. That means when someone asks me what gift I'd like, I often come up blank. I'm guessing you can relate! As someone who is often on...
How to Make a Great Gauge Swatch

How to Make a Great Gauge Swatch

I’m so excited to share with you how to crochet the best gauge swatch! Once I started gauge swatching - remember, I didn’t even know it was a thing when I started - I dove right in with what I thought was best. Turns out, it was a bit more complex than I assumed. That...

What Affects Crochet Gauge?

What Affects Crochet Gauge?

This post contains affiliate links that support the content on sekhandmade.com. All opinions are my own. Find my policies here. I am excited to share with you what affects gauge because often these things are overlooked and can be the cause of so much frustration. If...

What is Gauge and Why is it Important?

What is Gauge and Why is it Important?

This post contains affiliate links that support the content on sekhandmade.com. All opinions are my own. Find my policies here. I’m so excited to begin the conversation about gauge. When I first started knitting and crocheting I didn’t even know gauge was a thing. Now...

Making Yarn Substitutions Confidently

Making Yarn Substitutions Confidently

I am so excited today to talk with you about making yarn substitutions! I vividly remember the feeling of walking into my local yarn shop, pattern in hand, ready, but terrified, to pick out yarn! I was completely overwhelmed and felt totally unequipped to make the...

Find the Perfect Spring Crochet Project

Find the Perfect Spring Crochet Project

Spring is getting springy around here!! With a change in seasons I'm always excited to start a new project. So, I'm thrilled to give you some tips for how to find the perfect spring, or summer, crochet project!   This post contains affiliate links that support...

How to Track Your Yarn Projects 

How to Track Your Yarn Projects 

I am so excited to share with you how to track your yarn projects. This was something I never knew I wanted to do until I saw someone else talk about tracking their projects through the year. The thought had never crossed my mind, but once it was in my brain I really...

How to Choose a Color Palette

How to Choose a Color Palette

Last week I shared with you 5 reasons you should choose a color palate. If you haven't read that blog post, you can do it here! You can also watch a YouTube live all about why you should choose a color palette here!  Whether you've decided to jump in wholeheartedly or...

5 Reasons You Need a Color Palette

5 Reasons You Need a Color Palette

I'm so excited to share with you 5 reasons you need a color palette. Having a color palette was originally brought to my attention as a piece of business advice. The idea being that a cohesive color palette helps give continuity to your business. I fought this idea...

Simple Seasonal Swag – Free Project

Simple Seasonal Swag – Free Project

I’m so excited to share with you this free project for the Simple Seasonal Swag!  When I first got my Lucet Fork I took it out of the box, gazed lovingly at it, and read through the instructions. Then I sat down with it and a ball of yarn and got to work on yards and...

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