Monthly Archives: February 2013

Bits and Pieces

What’s up with Bits-n-Pieces on Thursday Feb. 21st?

There are lots of ways to put a panel together.  You can begin and end a panel in one piece.   You can sew strips together or you can connect bits and pieces.  Where do these bits and pieces come from?  Many knit and crochet enthusiasts make a swatch to test the gauge before each […]

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Dyeing to Knit the Bridge

As we are firming up insurance estimates and calculating the number of cable ties we must purchase for the installation, Knit the Bridge has been busy brainstorming creative ways to cover our various costs. One fundraising strategy we’ve been working on involves launching an online crowd sourcing campaign.  Working with a fabulous group of Pittsburgh […]

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KtB Artist in Residence at the Neighborhood Academy

Since this summer, Knit the Bridge has been on the move all around Pittsburgh and the region spreading the word and teaching folks the artsy way of knit and crochet. Last November and December Knit the Bridge lead artist, Amanda Gross was supported by the Arts in Education Partnership of the Pennsylvania Council on the […]

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From the FI2013 Desk… New voices, new visions

FIBERART INTERNATIONAL 2013, the 21st juried exhibition of the best in contemporary fiber art, will be in Pittsburgh April 19 through August 18, 2013 at two locations – Pittsburgh Center for the Arts and the Society for Contemporary Craft. Produced by the Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh, inc., the triennial exhibition features 81 works, 24 of […]