My OBT

My daily quest for One Beautiful Thing (OBT)


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Etsomnia™ 156: Knitmares

Because who doesn’t want a sweater with foreskin?

Et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. The surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered when one is only half conscious. (True story.) 3. An excuse for me to be an obnoxious, snarky New Yorker once per week.

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Etsomnia™ Volume 111: Sweater Weather

"Upcycled" sweater. I just upcycled a little in my mouth.

The upcyclers are at it again. I think I just upcycled a little in my mouth.

Et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. the surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered when one is only half conscious. (True story.)

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Etsomnia™ Volume XIV: Knit-Wits

Very masculine dolphin sweater by AnnaLeshnikova. (Holy crap, is that a runway?)

Sir, go home and put on an undershirt, preferably over the “shark” cardigan. That thing’s hideous.

Et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. The surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered when one is only half conscious. (True story.) 3. An excuse for me to be an obnoxious, snarky New Yorker once per week.

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