And I have no excuse, because I just bought the switch I needed. I really should shove the computer under the desk.
But not right now. Because the yarn broke free on it's own and there's still a bit wrapped around the fan:
However, the fan's still running, so I'll get it out when I turn off the computer. Serves me right for knitting with a long tail around the computer again.
So getting that out was a little harder than last time. Since this yarn was much skinnier, the yarn had got into the joint of the fan, and even with the top off I couldn't get a good angle to grab the yarn through the fan. So I had to open up my computer and de-attach the fan to reach it:
|Remember people: unplug the computer first and make sure you stay grounded. Don't want to electrocute yourself or one of the boards.|
I'm still lucky this case is pretty easy to mess with. Then again, I wouldn't have this problem if it wasn't a custom case...oh well.