I'm sorry to hear about your employment situation.
I guess you can always take up knitting. It's supposed to be trendy right now. "Stitch and *****" cafés (where you can sit down and have a coffee in the same place you buy your wool and needles) are starting to open up all over the city. Plus it's become the "in" hobby for celebrities like Julia Roberts, Madonna, Iman, Hilary Swank, Cameron Diaz, Daryl Hannah, Goldie Hawn, Eartha Kitt, Winona Ryder, Julianne Moore, Rose McGowan, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Kate Moss, Madeline Albright, Vanna White, Megan Mullaly, Sarah Jessica Parker, Joanne Woodward, Russell Crowe, Bob Mackie, Stu Bloomberg, and Rosie Grier ( yes I know not all of the previously mentioned names are "real" celebrities
), but personally I find celebrity endorsements a good reason to avoid things.
Still if you're really keen on this new pursuit, here
is Julia Robert's sweater pattern.
Hope that helps.
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