It's been a long while since I crocheted and finished anything! I worked on this baby boy blanket last week several days and finished it this afternoon. It was a fun little project.
Pattern Here: Smooth Fox's Baby Love Blanket
Yarn: Hobby Lobby's ILTY in light denim and red (less than 1 skein each). The Beige is Hobby Lobby's Baby Bee Hushabye Solid in Naked (2.5 skeins)
Hook: Size J
Size: 35" square
Edging: I didn't use the edging in the pattern. I followed the pattern through R27 and finished with three rounds of sc.
We stayed home all weekend so no stories to tell. The smoke cleared up around here, but there are still huge wildfires burning across the county (and state). Wildfires are something that never affected us ever before, and it's not something we even considered when moving here...not that it would have made a difference. We still would have come. We just have to be aware every single day (at least this time of year) and keep an eye on the website and the sirens at Townhall. We are signed up for alerts on our cellphones in case of an evacuation or something like that too, and have plans for what to do, where to go, and what to grab before we leave. I guess it's always something. Before it was tornadoes to be wary of and now it's fires.
I made some bread in the bread machine that flopped on Saturday. It didn't rise and it was all flat and dense. We ate tomato sandwiches or some form of eggs all weekend -- fried eggs, scrambled eggs, eggs in tortillas with cheese and salsa, egg sandwiches, etc. Eggs are always easy and good. I did make a 7-layer dip on Sunday to eat with tortilla chips during the race. The apples are still sitting there in a big basket. I need to do something with them soon. I'm really looking forward to the first cold snap and making a big pot of chili. I wish autumn and winter would hurry up and get here.
I don't have anything else to ramble about. Guess I'll go catch the news.