"So, you quit the call centre and didn't tell anybody about it?" Colin asked.
Arthur counted the stitches on his knitting needle. When he finished, Colin was still looking at him.
"I got laid off," Arthur said.
"And didn't tell anybody about it," Colin finished.
"I got another job," Arthur said defensively.
"Call centre drone to knitting guy. Man, that is hardcore," Colin said in admiration.
-Arthur Wu is a knitting nerd whose family thinks he works in tech support
-his kinda sorta boyfriend Colin is a total slacker, man
-it's a summer fling
-Arthur's awesome grandmother is awesome
-so are his sisters
-there's a whole lot of knitting
This 10,000-word story was previously published in Shousetsu Bang*Bang.