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Pop des Fleurs! Outreach project for Fiberart International 2016

Fiberart International 2016 – Call for Flowers

Knit the Bridge was the outreach project of Fiberart International 2013.  So what’s the plan for Fiberart International 2016’s outreach??? Pop des Fleurs! (join the Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh as we embark on our next community public art adventure!) CALL FOR FLOWERS! We’re delighted to announce it’s time to start work on Pop des Fleurs, […]

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KtB @ Future Tenant Saturday, April 12th

Hi Folks! The cold is nearly gone and all winter long we’ve been reflecting on our experiences with Knit the Bridge. We’re super excited to be hosted by Future Tenant tomorrow night for a discussion about the project and its impact. Everyone is welcome to attend, tomorrow evening, Saturday, April 12th from 6:30-8:30pm, 819 Penn […]

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Knit the Bridge Event Tonight

Got Cabin Fever? Come out and join us as we re-purpose railing covers into scarves that will be used by folks in our communities this cold winter. Details: February 13th, 6:00pm – 8:00pm – Knit and Crochet Group, Make and Take Open Studios, PCCR The Knit and Crochet mentor group and the KtB railing redux team […]

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Railings to Scarves

Greetings all and Happy 2014! Many, many thanks for all of your help with re-purposing railings to date.  How did we do?  We estimate that we have re-purposed approximately half of what we used to cover the bridge.  Great job all!! And now we are getting back into the groove after a bit of a […]

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Inspired by KtB…

Inspired by Knit the Bridge, the Monroeville Library is yarn-bombing itself. And they’re looking for knit and crocheters to help out. We’ve posted their call for artists below. Please contact Sally at salligraphy@msn.com with Blanket the Library” as the subject line for info or questions. Dear Artist: I am sending you this announcement since you […]

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Where KtB is Headed in the New Year

Happy New Year! Knit the Bridge lives on in 2014 with railings, railings, railings… We are still re-purposing railings. With 900 railing covers, we’ve only got 400-600ish left to re-purpose.  Piece of cake. We’ve had a plethora of railings-turned scarves and blankets come in over the past month. Thanks to Judy Manion and countless other […]

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Railing Redux – Take Two!

The railing re-purposing action continues at Knit the Bridge. Close to 100 railings-turned scarves were delivered to the Allegheny YMCA before Thanksgiving. Blanket kits were assembled and then distributed (we have a couple left).  Students at the Environmental Charter School are using the kits to make 20-30 more blankets for donation.  Animal enthusiasts have converted […]