Happy Friday No. 3

Hello and welcome to Happy Friday!

This is the time of the week when we try to gloss over those tricky, sticky moments (and goodness knows there have been a few of those!) and reflect on the bright side of life.  A bunch of flowers, a little one’s milestone, a new project or in my case, a project rediscovered…

I was shamed this week by being reminded of a particular UFO* lurking in the back of a cupboard after seeing someone else’s finished version on Instagram.  I brought it out, and was embarrassed to find just how long it had been in the pending tray.  The pattern, by Jane Brocket, was in the second edition of Mollie Makes, printed in 2011! eeek!

Mollie Makes - Happy Friday

~M~ollie Makes - Happy Friday blanket

Happy Friday blanket - Mollie Makes

But the happy discovery that I had made a lot more squares than I realised which were still waiting to be added on to the work so far…

Mollie Makes and a Happy Friday blanket…and that actually I’m not so far off making something of a useful size has filled me with enthusiasm to get a grip and get it finished, and that has definitely made for a Happy Friday!

Happy Friday Jane Brocket crochet blanket

So now, over to you.  What Happy Friday moments would you like to share?  This week I would also like to welcome the Handmade Habour Linkers whom Wendy Massey has pointed this way.  I just know your handmade goodness will make people very happy!

*UFO – UnFinished Object

This is how to join in:

1. Pick one special moment that made you smile, post it on your blog, mentioning Planet Penny Happy Friday.  That way your readers will find their way to the Linky and the other posts.

2. Add your own post to the Linky below which will take readers from this blog to your own.  It’s a fun way to discover new blogs, and maybe gain some extra followers too. 

3.Add the badge which you will find here to your blog or post or wherever so people know what Happy Friday is all about. (just copy and paste the code in the little box) 

And of course you can also join on Instagram using  #PlanetPennyHappyFriday.

I’m really looking forward to finding out what has made your Happy Friday this week. here’s the Linky…x

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14 thoughts on “Happy Friday No. 3

  1. fiddlyfingers

    Lovely cheerful project. What a shame it got shut away in a cupboard for soooo….. long. So pleased you found it and found the inspiration to get it finished. I shall look forward to seeing the completed article.

    I am one of the Handmade Mondayers and would like to thank you so much for the very warm welcome. I have enjoyed your blog for a while now and am very happy to be taking part in Happy Friday.

  2. Lilly's Mom

    Happy Friday Penny! Your blanket is going to be beautiful. I love the way the cream colored yarn sets off the bright designs in the middle. Thanks again for hosting this party 🙂

  3. Sue

    That is a very happy-making blanket! And really 2011 isn’t so bad … I have unfinished quilts from (gulp) the mid-90s.

    Happy Friday to you Penny!

  4. kathrynatcrafternoontreats

    The blanket is coming along beautifully – hurrah for finding it and rescuing from the depths of the cupboard. Too many projects and too little time seems to be a pretty universal problem among crafters! Thanks for hosting the Linky party again xxx

  5. Winwick Mum

    Isn’t it a treat to find something that’s nearly finished? It feels like a gift! Thank you for hosting the party, I’ve really enjoyed finding my happy moments to join in xx

  6. Robbie

    Your blanket is going to be amazing…as always! I have about 12 UFO’s lurking around. One of my goals this year is to either get them done or frog them. We’ll see. Thanks for hosting the Link Party. I always love to have a look at what others are doing.

  7. Ali

    Your colourful granny squares are perfect for brightening up our dull days. It will look gorgeous completed.
    I have a UFO I have been making for my Mum for 18 months. I just can’t fathom the sleeve pattern.
    Thanks for hosting. It’s starts the weekend on a happy note.
    Ali xx

  8. ginaferrari

    I’ve still not managed to get my act together to join in your Happy Fridays but I certainly enjoyed reading this happy post. Your blanket is gorgeous. And it reminds me I have one very similar that has not been finished!

  9. freespiritdesigns

    What a gorgeous blanket! Finishing long standing projects is such a great feeling isn’t it 🙂

    V happy to be linking up with Happy Friday, its a brilliant idea for a theme xx

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