Sweater Weather

May 21st, 2009

Gift receipts.

(submitted by Tyler)


169 Responses to “Sweater Weather”

  1. M silly says:

    Thanks to our matching sweaters, we’ll never get lost on fieldtrips!

  2. thatonechick says:

    Looks like they all have big doilies around their shoulders.

  3. Caitlyn says:

    Mom: YO GRAMMY! Next year girls are hot pink with red stars on em’ and boys are A nice flanel green with moons.
    Grandma:……..WHO ARE YOU PEOPLE?!

  4. Mel says:

    They should think themselves lucky to be photographed in `sweaters’(jumpers where i hail from). My nana always gave us matching underwear. Now that would make an awkward family photo….

  5. noodles says:

    GASP!

  6. Meg H says:

    Laugh all you want. . . if those are handknit, that is a true labor of love. They are just gorgeous, even if the “Hey, I match my whole family!” isn’t such a wonderful idea. If they’re handdone, that is a remarkable accomplishment and I bow to the knitters skill and dedication. Amazing.

  7. Rudy says:

    If you stare hard enough your see a boat,,like those posters.

  8. tom says:

    they’ve been re-gifting amongst themselves for almost a decade now

  9. SweaterChick says:

    Ok, well I have to admit that I would probably try to put a combination like this for our family pictures. I love sweaters, and I wear them all the time. My family just know that if they can’t think of anything to get me for Christmas, a new sweater will do just fine. I think they look great! Very nice looking family as well!

  10. Ski Courses says:

    The perfect break for skiers wishing to escape for some superb skiing!

  11. KandyKan says:

    “…and we’ll all wear matching sweaters!”

  12. kelley says:

    Oh Lord. You know most of these people hated the idea!

  13. Lacey says:

    When is it ever a good idea to wear matching outfits? I mean they’re not an athletic team!

  14. whoa says:

    teenager: mom do I HAVE to put this on?
    mom: Do it or you’ll regret it…Grandma put a LOT of effort into knitting these for all of us.

  15. al smith says:

    where it’s wetter, wear a sweater

    whether warmer weather
    or sweater weather
    wear a leather fronted
    worsted woolen sweater

  16. Carrie says:

    Does anyone remember that Spirograph toy thing from when they were a kid? That’s what this reminds me of. Like someone mastered Spirograph in yarn form.

  17. Poppa says:

    Don’t worry – they have a few spares for guests.

  18. Leghound says:

    Makes me think of Monk when Randy got a wallyworld sweater and told people his Granny
    knitted it.

  19. JaylBayt says:

    This pic makes me dizzy…

  20. Sheila says:

    That is just weird…………………………..

  21. Aaron says:

    good thing it IS color coded, or I’d be lost with that kid between grandma and mom

  22. rachel says:

    ohmygod!

  23. gemgirl says:

    i feel sorry for the little girl who will grow out of hers so quickly – oh no i am the only one without one now!:-(

  24. chillin' says:

    this screams where are the sombreros and margaritas!!! someone cue the small donkey.

  25. Thanks very much for taking your time to create this very useful infos .

  26. Claire says:

    I have that sweater. My grandmother gave it to me!

  27. Krystal says:

    Wow hahahah

  28. Freddy says:

    I think the numbers are their ages.

  29. joancrown says:

    This should not be made fun of. That takes a lot of coordination, not to mention the expense. Kudos, crazy sweater family. You go, you!

  30. motaboy says:

    Its Dale of Norway, not dahl sweaters. They can cost as much as $700 but some are about $100. hmm, thats how many compound bows?

  31. leawilso says:

    Seriously???

  32. 007Lemming says:

    WOW! Grandma must have carpel-tunnel syndrome after that knitting endeavor.

  33. KDR says:

    ‘Scuse me, but if those are Dahle sweaters, which I am guessing they are, this picture is a display of wealth. If you had a gift receipt for your particular sweater, you could get a fabulous and unnecessarily posh couple of nights out for the return, or a down payment on a very used car. The pattern does not lend itself to this huge a portrait, of course, because it’s a little stark and overwhelming an effect, but this was a huge effort on somebody’s part to do something classy and expensive.

  34. Cammie says:

    This brings back fond memories of the sweaters my Nana used to knit all us grandkids! I thought I looked pretty good in them back then… but looking at this… there IS too much of a good thing.

  35. Renee says:

    Call me weird- but I love the sweaters- and I knit!

    I would have to REALLY love my family to crank out that many fair isle yoked sweaters though…

  36. Mel says:

    they must live in Minnesota

  37. Bodene says:

    Good ol’ aunt Betty, holy cow that gal can knit!

  38. karen a says:

    I love how everyone is colour coded…just in case you forget what gender you are!

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