Tuesday, May 15, 2007

T-Shirts for Tortillas


The 2007 T-Shirts for Tortilla exchange is complete!

Last week, our good friends and Sharon and Janelle attended the 34th annual Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival. They braved long lines and spent precious fiber fondling time to get us t-shirts from this year's festival. Thanks, girlfriends!

Jeff and I went to Sheep and Wool with Sharon, Janelle, Kristina and the Natter family two years ago. I had just started knitting then and found the whole thing a bit overwhelming. I can't wait until the college's academic calendar and the festival calendar align once again so we can head back. My fondest memories:

  • "Stalking" the Yarn Harlot -- which meant just getting a picture of me with her in the background -- I was too shy to try actually speaking to her.

  • Having people ask me the age of Sharon & Janelle's son (whom I was carrying around) and not knowing. The shocked looks!

  • Janelle helping me buy my first hanks of sock yarn and helping me cast on for my first pair of socks.

It was a great time and these t-shirts really make me nostalgic for that wonderful weekend.

In exchange, we send them a boxload of HEB flour tortillas. Their boys love them, and the ones they got when they were down this winter have already disappeared. For good measure, we threw in a care package of bootlegged Knitty Gritty episodes.

Enjoy!

3 comments:

  1. Your shirts look GREAT! I'm so glad they fit and that you like them. I'll tell the boys that tortillas are coming soon... they will love it! Thanks again!

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  2. Who are those skinny boys in the picture?

    Uncle Cliffy

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  3. Owen and Eli are looking at this picture and loving it!

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