Monthly Archives: June 2013

Installation Time! (August 10th and 11th)

Are you ready to make history? Because we are.  Knit the Bridge is getting ready for the Installation, Monitoring, and Removal of this historic piece of artwork and we need you to help put it up, keep it safe, and bring it down. While the upper installation will be done by professional riggers, the ground […]

Kids Help Stitch the Bridge

With 586 Community-made blanket-like panels, we are close to approaching our 600 Panel Goal. Some brave folks took on a whole panel. This was no small feat.  Panels measure 34″ × 72″ in size – think single bed cover or over the sofa throw. Other clever folks teamed up with a friend or family member. […]

Westmoreland County Knits the Bridge

Community Leader and guest blogger Amy Rustic talks about Westmoreland involvement from the Greensburg area.  From the start Knit the Bridge has had great support from stitchers in every Southwestern Pennsylvanian county.  Amy’s group formed in the Greensburg area and were responsible for at least (and this could be a total underestimation) 20 panels and […]

Meet the KtB Team: Venise!

What is that noise coming from Spinning Plate?  It’s the knitting machines of course! Making panels for the towers.  And Venise St.Pierre is the woman – she is our knitting machine guru and has the skills to prove it.  Meet Venise… better yet, come on by Spinning Plate and really meet Venise… or just read […]

It’s the Warhol Bridge!

Last night Allegheny County Council unanimously passed Knit the Bridge ordinance approving the use of the Andy Warhol Bridge. Join us in the celebration of bridges, Pittsburgh, and the region’s history!

82% of Allegheny County!

Knit the Bridge is an ambitious project – in many ways. Not only will it be the largest yarnbomb in the United States, EVER… with thousands of participants, but it also aims to accurately represent the people of Southwestern Pennsylvania. One way that we’re measuring this participation is through mapping neighborhoods, townships and boroughs, Southwestern […]

“The Plate”

Knit the Bridge is now in one spot (that is until it’s on the bridge)! We’re excited to announce our new location at Spinning Plate, 5720 Friendship Ave, Pittsburgh, 15206 (entrance on Baum). Our Hours: Mon-Fri 9-5;  Sat& Sun noon-5; Tues & Thurs 9-9 We would love for you to stop on by.  In fact, […]