Crochet Goals For July

July is here and I can’t believe I’m halfway through the summer already. That means I only have one more month to finish all the goals I had for the summer before I go back to work. Having said that, I did accomplish a lot so far, crochet and otherwise. I have ticked off a bunch of tasks off my summer list (like getting the leaky outdoor water faucet fixed), so I’m very proud of myself.

Now, I just have to get the house painted, get a new fence installed (our backyard fence is literally breaking apart and is on the verge of tipping over!), re-organizing our garage, getting our sprinklers repaired and getting some plumbing issues taken care of. I think that’s all of it! Wait, I need to clean up my desktop and back up everything. That’s actually a monumental task. Oh, and lose 15 pounds. Nah, I’ll leave that for when I go back to work.

On the crochet front, I want to finish the first level of the certification course this week and have it sent off by Saturday. I’ve finished the last project in lesson five. I needed to find or design a beginner project to go with the three lesson plans I have to turn in. I was going to make some slippers but slippers don’t quite reflect my personality. Instead, I wanted to make a toy. I decided one of my square rag dolls would fit the bill.

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He’s ready to go!

There’s quite a bit of sewing, so hopefully that doesn’t disqualify it as a ‘beginner’ project. It’s nothing but single crochet squares and rectangles. If I pass the course, I’d like to sign up for level two and maybe finish that off before I go back to work in August, but I’m not holding my breath on that one.

I finally started the mermaid puppet while in San Diego last week.

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This might be a project I do for level two of the certification course.

I was inspired by the beautiful bay right outside our room.

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Our room had access to the bay. Ahhhhh 🙂

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It was nice to escape the 100 degree heat at home. 

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I was constantly scampering in the water. It was so beautiful.

I would like to get the mermaid done by the end of the month. I also wan’t to finish the Bavarian crochet sweater by then. I’m pretty sure I can accomplish these goals. Not so sure about the household tasks. I can dream. 🙂

 

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5 thoughts on “Crochet Goals For July

  1. I love the mermaid already!!! I’m hoping/guessing that she will have a purple bikini top or hair? What a gorgeous vacation!! I think that one of my July goals is going to be to Not gain 15 pounds!! That is easier than losing 15 pounds – maybe!! 😀

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