Category Re-Purposing

KtB – One Year Later

Yes, it’s hard to believe, but it’s been an entire year since the installation of Knit the Bridge on that warm and sunny weekend 365 days ago. So much has happened and yet the pace of the past year has been remarkably slow compared to the 18 months leading up to the fabulous creative collaboration […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Railing Redux – We Need You!

Twice in the past month KtB folks met to sort the railing covers in Michelle’s basement. We de-tangled. We measured. We sorted. We re-bagged. There are 900 of these squeaky clean gems! Now that they’re sorted, we’re wondering what to do with all these things… That’s where you come in! We’re looking for folks to […]