Category Removal

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!  

(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 […]

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KTB IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO HELP INSTALL/DE-INSTALL OUR PROJECT!

In less than a month, our community-led art project is scheduled to final go up on the Andy Warhol Bridge. And like our Indiegogo campaign, donations, and need for railings, we need your help! You can start by signing up using the box to your right and selecting the “Helping with the Installation/De-Installation” check or […]

Test Installation, Amanda Gross, Penny Mateer, Kitty Spangler

Installation Time! (August 10th and 11th)

Are you ready to make history? Because we are.  Knit the Bridge is getting ready for the Installation, Monitoring, and Removal of this historic piece of artwork and we need you to help put it up, keep it safe, and bring it down. While the upper installation will be done by professional riggers, the ground […]