I was on one of my regular internet forums a couple of weeks ago and there was mention of this project http://thelittleyellowduckproject.org/ . The Little Yellow Duck Project is a global initiative highlighting the life-saving random acts of kindness of blood, bone marrow, and organ and tissue donation. Basically you knit a duck, put a tag round it’s neck and leave it somewhere for someone to find and hope that they will sign up to one of the afor mentioned lists.
I thought this appropriate for a number of reasons - the first because it's a good cause and needs promotion. The second because it's Easter and spring (well it is here in the UK so they tell me!) and little fluffy yellow ducks are quite in keeping with the season. They're cute - which is probably reason enough!
So, take a look at the website. There are free patterns to download to help us make our ducks. Choose which one or ones you’d like to knit and print the pattern. Come along to the meeting armed with the yarn (yellow, white, orange and maybe a bit of black or brown), needles, pattern and a bit of stuffing and we’ll see how we get on. There are tags available to download so you can name your duck if you wish or you can let the finder name it.
If you prefer not to join in, bring your current knitting project and work on that. We'll also find time to sort out any problems you may have.
Hope to see you on Tuesday, 8pm as usual.