As the May your christmas be a little bit alexis 2020 ugly sweater in other words I will buy this entire world goes quiet, we’re quickly learning to appreciate our digital connections via social media, FaceTime, and old-school phone calls. Glitchy conference videos aren’t quite the same as a real-life conversation, nor is a heart emoji as comforting as a hug, but it’s certainly better than nothing. During the next round, you will do the intakes over every stitch without knitting three stitches in between. Break your yarn and pull it through all the stitches to close. Sew in with a big needle inside, so it won’t show. If you’re still on lockdown, stick your head out the window and try it on!”
Like any good millennial, most of my interactions are taking place on Instagram. Of all the May your christmas be a little bit alexis 2020 ugly sweater in other words I will buy this direct messages I’ve received from friends, family, colleagues, and Vogue readers, the ones that hit closest to home are the notes inquiring about my twin sister, a nurse in a level-IV neonatal intensive care unit in New York. Designer friends who have met Liz (or just mistaken her for me on the street!) are reaching out to ask how she’s doing, and people who’ve never even met her told me they’re keeping her in their thoughts. Many are asking how they can help. Doctors and nurses are quite literally on the front lines fighting the coronavirus, and to make matters worse, hospitals around the country—especially in major cities like New York—are struggling to prepare themselves for a spike in cases. At its peak, New York could need as many as 110,000 hospital beds, and according to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, we only have 5,000.