Category Community Meet Ups

Come on in, the Plate’s fine!

Volunteer with us as we get closer and closer to installation time! There are plenty of tasks for knitters and non-knitters to complete. Some things to help with are whipstitching the panels to help them lay flat, attaching zip/cable ties, and tagging, shown in this video! Other tasks we need help with include organizing panels […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Come on Down to the Festival!

  Nothing brings folks out of the woodwork like the Three Rivers Arts Festival.  A 10 day long festival of music, performance, arts and crafts, food, and hands-on activities, Knit the Bridge is delighted to be a part of it!     We’re there every day (June 7-16th) from noon-6pm and are located in the […]

Meet the KtB Team: Marisa!

Marisa Pancheri moved to Pittsburgh over a year ago not knowing many people in her new town.  She joined Knit the Bridge and instantly gained a couple hundred new friends.  Since then Marisa has been a very important part of KtB.  Her Chiropractic office is currently housing the majority of our panels and is a […]

Meet the KtB Team: Kirsten Ervin!

Kirsten Ervin taught Knit the Bridge’s lead artist a lot of what she knows, so it’s only fitting that Kirsten would play a key role at Knit the Bridge as our Accessibility Coordinator.  As an Accessible Art Instructor and Consultant, Kirsten has experience thinking, designing, and advocating for inclusion and accessibility.  Learn more about Kirsten […]

KtB at GA/GI Tomorrow Night!

Looking for something to do tomorrow?  Want to enjoy nice spring weather (finally) and celebrate arts, sustainability, and innovation? Then join Knit the Bridge for GA/GI tomorrow 6-9pm at 5110 Penn Ave.  Come knit, crochet, or learn how.  We’ll be there to answer questions, receive your completed panels, and confirm that you’re signed up for […]

Spring Upcoming Events

Hi folks!  Knit the Bridge has a lot going on this spring.  So we wanted to take a moment and highlight events and activities. If they’re listed here or on our calendar, you’re welcome to join! Upcoming APRIL EVENTS Wednesday, April 10th, 12 noon -2pm -Knit In at the Homewood Library, 7101 Hamilton Ave  Pittsburgh, […]