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nonny2t
08-29-2007, 08:08 PM
We left for vacation this morning for Vegas and had just taken off from Atlanta. We were sitting in first class, I took out my knitting (a sweater for my dd for her birthday) and as I pulled the needles out of the ball, it slipped out of my hands, slid between our seats and fell on the floor behind us :wall:. The couple behind us were sleeping so when the flight attendent came to ask what we would like to drink I ask him if he could retrieve my ball of yarn and just hand it back over the seat. Welllll, the plane was climbing which caused the yarn to roll underneath the seats all the way back through coach until it ran out of yarn!!!! I ended up having to re-roll the ball just so I could get my yarn back! :rofl: Not one person noticed this purple ball of yarn rolling between their legs!

MsBehavin
08-29-2007, 08:12 PM
OH MY GOSH!!! LET IT BE KNOWN FROM HERE ON OUT YOU HAD A WENDY MOMENT !!! I desperately feel for you and you need a hershey bar!! (It will make it all better :) )

PalmettoGirl
08-29-2007, 08:15 PM
I can't believe that it didn't bump into anyone's feet. ;)

BinkyKat
08-29-2007, 08:23 PM
:shrug: Maybe they were all knitters and thus didn't find it unusual at all :teehee:

Jessica
08-29-2007, 08:26 PM
Oh my god, thats funny. At least you got your yarn back though:shrug:

Carla1019
08-29-2007, 08:29 PM
The picture in my head.. too funny..:roflhard: and no one was stepping on it? I can see you pulling and pulling and it not going any where.:??.and there this old man with his feet on it .:noway:.. you having to tell the flight attendent or getting up yourself... "here yarnie..yarnie..":gah:

LauraD
08-29-2007, 08:46 PM
Okay now THAT made me laugh!

wildforyarn
08-29-2007, 08:52 PM
Thanks for the laugh. That is totally something that would happen to me. I just can't believe no one noticed the yarn rolling down between the seats or felt it bump on their shoes. Be thankful it did not get stuck anywhere and you were able to roll it back up. :)

chrislt8
08-29-2007, 09:33 PM
:roflhard::roflhard::roflhard:Oh my goodness that laugh felt good! What a story! Glad you got your yarn back :roflhard:

lucky_alf2
08-29-2007, 10:14 PM
Too funny!!!!

SkyBluePink
08-29-2007, 10:18 PM
That gave me a good belly laugh! Thanks, Nonny2t. :)

suzeeq
08-29-2007, 10:41 PM
No one had under the seat bags....? That's amazing, most of the flights I've been on it woulda stopped at least a couple rows back.

Jan in CA
08-29-2007, 11:23 PM
I'm sorry, I can't help but laugh! :roflhard::roflhard::roflhard::roflhard:

AnnaT
08-30-2007, 06:03 AM
That's funny! That happened to me once, not with yarn, but with books, on an almost empty flight. They slid all the way to the back of the plane when it took off. I was so upset because it was a pretty short flight and we wore our seat belts the whole time so I couldn't get up to get them!

Mystery_Gyrl
08-30-2007, 06:57 AM
Funny; however, I don't know if I am spooked by the fact that no one noticed the yarn thread creeping along the floor. Was it dark or a small flight.

booskibabe
08-30-2007, 07:24 AM
:rofl: :chair: :roflhard: :teehee:
Now THAT'S funny.

knitasha
08-30-2007, 08:59 AM
Something like that happened to me on a New York City bus. Except that EVERYBODY noticed when the ball of yarn rolled all the way to the front of the bus. It turned into a real circus, with people trying to be helpful and pulling the yarn back through the seat bottoms and getting tangled up with each other and the yarn. And fortunately, the floor of the bus wasn't TOO dirty.

knitncook
08-30-2007, 09:02 AM
As paranoid as so many people are I'm surprised no one saw it and thought it was a disguised bomb or a ball of primer cord! What a riot!

Ingrid
08-30-2007, 09:11 AM
:rofl::teehee::rofl:

marykz
08-30-2007, 09:33 AM
that is so funny!!! people can be so oblivious...

Sharly
08-30-2007, 10:34 AM
That is too funny! :lol: But, your poor, poor yarn! That nasty floor! Well, at least it wasn't a movie theater, ick!!

Songbirdy
08-30-2007, 11:11 AM
Lol! That was funny! I can just picture the scene :D

cftwo
08-30-2007, 11:13 AM
I've caught kids' toys when they were sliding back along the aisle during take off, but I haven't seen any yarn on the loose before. Thanks for the laugh!