Thursday, July 20, 2006

Is Anyone Else Ever Fooled?

On the train, I've often been sitting in my seat knitting when I notice the flash of a long, thin white thing out of the corner of my eye. My first thought is usually, "Cool! Someone else is knitting on the train." Then I actually look over, take a moment to process what I'm seeing, and realize that it is not, in fact, white yarn at all. It is a pair of iPod earbuds.

You would think that I would have made this mistake only once. In fact, it happens nearly every time someone pulls an iPod out of their bag. I almost was at the point of asking one of these folks what they were knitting before realizing my error.

3 comments:

Aidan said...

I was once fooled by a guy on the bus. I thought he was knitting, but it turns out he was doing something else with his hands. I moved closer to the driver.

brooklyn tweed said...

EVERY DAY on the subway. its hilarious that you bring this up because i think about it all the time. Those damn headphones are look just like yarn, out of the corner of the eye....

mykp said...

ah well, in my case, I usually have both!