Category Bridge Panels

(photo cred Laura Tabakman)

Sprout Video Featuring Knit the Bridge

We’re so excited about this short video all about Knit the Bridge – created by Annette Sandberg (of KtB Time-lapse video fame) and sponsored by Sprout!   Check it out:

Photo by Deanna Garcia/90.5 wesa

With Panels Practically All Delivered, Railings and Tower Pieces Get a Second Life

It’s been over a month since Knit the Bridge came down.  My, how time flies!  We wanted to share with a quick update of how your lovingly hand-stitched panels and railings are enjoying life after the bridge. The panels had a quick turn around time and were laundered the Sunday and Monday after the installation […]

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!

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!  

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 […]

Randy Pearson strategizes with the KtB team about the installation

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 […]

Finishing the last stitch

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 […]