Monthly Archives: August 2013

Meet the KtB Team: Martha Wasik!

You might not have seen Fiberarts Guild and KtB Team member Martha Wasik before, but you definitely know her work.  Martha is the graphic design talent behind Knit the Bridge’s print and graphic materials, which have played a critical role in communicating Knit the Bridge’s vision even before the first panels were stitched.  If there’s […]

Get Your Knit the Bridge T-Shirt

Hey Folks!  We still have Bridge Tees left over from the Party and want them to go to good homes. While we’re still working on an easy online payment system, you can reserve yours right now by emailing us at knitthebridge@gmail.com with your size preference. All bridge tees are gold with black ink, printed on […]

Meet the KtB Team: Randy Pearson!

Meet Randy Pearson, our behind the scenes, database creator and expert for Knit the Bridge.  How did we manage to coordinate 1800+ individuals and keep track of their work and information?  Thanks to Randy Pearson and his hard work and expertise, we were able to manage and organize a huge amount of data and respect […]

Fabulous Celebration

Thanks to everyone for coming out and celebrating our community effort!  We had a fabulous turnout – Over 3,000 fiber artists, friends, and fans came out for the Knit the Bridge community party. A big thanks to our sponsors for the Community Celebration – the Alcoa Foundation and the Cultural Trust!  Thanks for helping to […]

Community Celebration Today! 3-7pm

Today we’re going to party like it’s 2013 and we created the largest yarnbomb on a bridge, ever! Please join us today, Sunday, August 25th from 3-7 pm on the Andy Warhol/7th Street Bridge for a ginormous Art Party to celebrate this amazing accomplishment and to acknowledge the hard work of Knit the Bridge’s many […]

Meet the KtB Team: Rich Fitzgerald

Knit the Bridge is a large-scale public art project.  Alongside all the makers, we worked closely with the Allegheny County Executive’s Office to ensure a safe, secure, and fabulous project.  Meet Rich Fitzgerald, Allegheny County Executive and key team member of Knit the Bridge, without whom the project would not have been possible. 1. What […]

How We Finished Knitting the Bridge

(Guest Post by Christina Papp) I heard about Knit the Bridge last summer from my friend, Kitty Spangler. What a cool project! I wanted to get involved, but, as often happens, life got in the way. I finished my colorful panel in the nick of time. Then, just before the big installation weekend, my schedule […]