Monthly Archives: September 2013

The counties of Pa that participated

A Final Look at the Maps

As those of you who’ve been following the Knit the Bridge adventures know, we’ve had a goal of 100% participation from each and every Pittsburgh neighborhood and Allegheny County municipality… and, we got pretty darn close! We use the term “participation” broadly.  Part of the design of KtB included having many different ways that folks […]

Helping with the install. Photo Cred Pastilla

Meet the KtB Team: David Troyer!

Meet David Troyer, another behind the scenes driver of Knit the Bridge.  Along with creating the KtB mobile app, David has been a critical cheerleader and supporter throughout the entire journey and has now bravely taken on mailing out indiegogo perks and t-shirt orders.  Thank you David for your hard work, calm attitude, and perseverance. […]

Art quilter Tina Williams Brewer enjoys the morning sun while she works. Photo: Staci Offutt

Timelapse of the Removal

Timelapse creator, Craig Mattie, not only put together these sweet videos, he also helped with the actual removal.  Enjoy!

Every volunteer got their own water bottle with free refills!

How to Buy your Knit the Bridge Tee and Other Items

You can now purchase a Knit the Bridge T-shirt along with our hand-dyed, patches, water bottles and other KtB goodies here: https://squareup.com/market/knit-the-bridge Enjoy your fall!

What goes up... Photo Cred: Grace Abbs

Un-Yarnbombing the Warhol Bridge

We finished the removal of Knit the Bridge in half the time thanks to our awesome participants.  All de-install shifts for tomorrow are canceled and the bridge will re-open tomorrow, earlier than expected. Thanks to every single person who contributed to this fabulous project.  You, the communities of Southwestern Pennsylvania should be extremely proud!  

(photo cred: Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse)

Help us Take it Down!

We’re still looking for help with the removal of the artwork – it’s the responsible thing to do after all. If you’re able to help, you can email us at knitthebridge@gmail.com or show up tomorrow morning, shifts begin at 7am, 10am, and 1pm.  Everyone who works on site is required to sign a waiver and […]

What goes up must come down - Photo cred Rhonda Pegg

3 More Days!

Including this evening there are only 3 more days to get down and see Knit the Bridge. You heard it correctly, the installation will be coming down this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, September 7-8.  If you want to help us take it down, a bittersweet, but very important part of the project please send us […]