Projects and goals for the end of the year

Happy Friday! 

Where have the months gone?With October already well started, I thought I would do a quick recap of the projects I have started but have yet to complete this year. 

Crochet wise, there are 3 main projects I’d like to progress on. 

The first one is my snowflake afghan, which has been slightly abandoned. Apparently last time I posted about it I could find the motivation to finish it, and I’d say that I still haven’t! 

I also joined a granny square blanket project earlier this year but I got very unmotivated with it, even though a lot of squares are now done. 

And lastly my LOTR graphghan, but I have actually been working on that, it’s just that the centre square is taking aaaaages… 😓

Now, with cross stitch, I feel like I’ve been pretty good! 

Of course I need to finish Helene’s stitch alongs but I’ve nearly caught up on the September one so that should be okay 🙂

Then I need to keep going with the snowflower diaries joyful world calendar, I would love to gift it to my nana for Christmas. 

And finally, a pretty old project I had was to stitch a Thumbelina cushion, adding from the bookmark I have with all the costumes she wears in the movie. That would also make a nice Christmas present as well for my Aunty. 

That’s it from me, but do you guys have projects to finish by the end of the year? 

P.S. I promised a picture of the Salamanca shawl around my neck, so here it is!





Filed under Crochet, Embroidery, miscellaneous, WIP, Work in progress

11 responses to “Projects and goals for the end of the year

  1. Does it count if I haven’t started them yet? Lol. I do have one that I’ve started already. But I have a lot of Christmas gifts I haven’t even started yet.

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  2. Wow, you’re so busy but all of your projects sound fab. 😊

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  3. Paardje

    I’m working on my 3rd sweater and I hope to finish it before a major move in December 😀

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  4. claire93

    it’s always motivating to have a list and a finish by date but this year I’m living without the pressure. If I finish things, I do, and if I don’t, then I won’t worry my little head ^^

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    • That’s a good way to go too! I just feel like if I don’t make lists I get nothing (or at least way less) done 🙂 I probably won’t finish everything but at least I’m keeping track of very old projects


  5. Your projects sound awesome! I hope you are able to finish them in time for the holiday! Personally, for crochet I have my table cloth, my husband’s scarf, a lace scarf I’ve been working on and lost motivation to finish (those last few rows…), and the project I hinted about in my last post ;D. I can’t even quantify the other projects I want to start but lost track of… Good Luck!!

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  6. I’m trying to get a giant stocking done for my daughter, about 6 scarves for a Christmas presents, some hats I started and nephew finished for my nieces and nephew. I also have a blanket that’s been going on for about 3 years. It just never ends! Then I end up finding something else I like and working on that instead.

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    • Wow that’s some great plans you have for Christmas! I know the feeling about a never ending blanket. It’s so easy to get distracted by all the shiny new projects 😊 good luck with you Christmas craft x

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