A sincere "Thank you!" to everyone who played in the contest. You all had me laughing for hours. You also made me feel pretty special. It's nice to know your words get read by a few people. If you didn't win this time, don't despair, I will post a tutorial on how to make your own Grape Sheep! I'll also probably be having another contest next month. :)
The winner this time is: Paul
Who won with the following, most creative, story:
The most simplistic, while still being funny was definitely: "Your relatives are sheeps in disguise"-Rogue Butterfly
Lots of you guessed carpet/bathroom related incidents, here's the scoop:
My unfortunate relatives happen to live in a very old house. It has wool carpet, and an old water cooler that's used for A/C. The old water cooler gets cleaned out with eucalyptus smelling soaps. But that's not the only source of the smell. They also have about 60 hunting trophies, many of which are sheep-like. These guys smell probably worse than the carpet does. But alas, as Sam pointed out, this is not the ONLY source of the wet fiber smell. Turns out the laundry room is barricaded off, hoarders style, and so all the clothes in there that got put in the washing machine 3 years ago? Still in the washing machine.
Makes you scared for me doesn't it?
More news on the knitting front tomorrow, but I'm trying to purge the stash of things I don't use anymore. At this point there's a lot of Lion Brand Homespun, anybody want a bunch of it?