Monthly Archives: July 2013

Washington Countians Support Knit the Bridge!

We are 48 strong, hailing from Burgettstown, Canonsburg, Cecil, Finleyville, Hanover, Houston, Monongahela, McMurray, Peters, Roscoe, South Strabane, and Washington.  We don’t all know each other, but we have a common purpose—transforming the Warhol Bridge with awesome fiber art!  Some of us are pre-existing knitting and crochet groups, some are KtB splinter groups, and others […]

KTB IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO HELP INSTALL/DE-INSTALL OUR PROJECT!

In less than a month, our community-led art project is scheduled to final go up on the Andy Warhol Bridge. And like our Indiegogo campaign, donations, and need for railings, we need your help! You can start by signing up using the box to your right and selecting the “Helping with the Installation/De-Installation” check or […]

Still accepting donations!

We are celebrating the success of our Indiegogo campaign: we were able to raise $20,727 of our $35,000 goal! Thank you to everyone for your contributions. Even though the campaign is over, Knit the Bridge is still accepting donations. To donate, you can visit our website and simply click the yellow “Donate” button on the […]

Just a Reminder: KTB Still Needs Railings!

Even though our Indiegogo campaign just wrapped up, you can still help out Knit the Bridge! One important way is by making black railing strips. These will be wrapped around the railings of the bridge bordering each panel. Here is what you need to know: How should I make them? Please use black acrylic yarn only. […]

Meet the KtB Team: Ron Hartman!

If you’ve struggled to follow the behind the scenes business of insurance, permitting, contracting, and indemnification (what’s “indemnification?”) for Knit the Bridge, you’re not alone.  At KtB, we’ve been learning as we go.  And – thanks mainly to the expert guidance and advice of Ron Hartman – we have navigated the complicated waters. Ron Hartman […]

Indiegogo Campaign Closed – Donate Directly Instead

Knit the Bridge’s Indiegogo Campaign is now closed, but we are still accepting donations via our website (click the “donate” button on the right-hand sidebar). We are also accepting check or cash donations mailed to: Knit the Bridge Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh PO Box 5478 Pittsburgh, PA, 15206 Thank you for your ongoing support!

The Final Countdown!

Today is the day: our Indiegogo campaign is ending tonight! Don’t miss out on your last chance to support Knit the Bridge by donating. With each donation, you are able to get cool perks as a thank-you, like this t-shirt and book! Donating to the campaign is one way you can show your community participation. […]

Featured Perk: “Bridges of Pittsburgh”

Today we want to highlight one of the perks from our Indiegogo campaign (ending soon!), “Bridges of Pittsburgh” by Bob Regan, with photos by Tim Fabian. This paperbound book includes photos from the many bridges in our city, including the Warhol that we will be yarn bombing! Pittsburgh has many nicknames, and with 446 bridges […]

Almost at 100% participation!

Even though 90% participation is something to celebrate, we still need to get to 100! We have a few neighborhoods on our list that haven’t participated, and we want you to get involved. One of the best ways you can represent your community is to donate to our Indiegogo campaign that is ending in a […]

Police Volunteers: We need you!

One very important group of volunteers needed for our yarn bombing project is police! If you are an uniformed police officer from the jurisdictions of the City of Pittsburgh Police, Allegheny County Police, Allegheny County Sheriff, or PA State Police, you have the opportunity to become part of the Knit the Bridge project by volunteering […]