Category Yarn Bombing

Knit the Bridge Wins Mayor’s 2014 Public Art Award at GPAC’s Annual Meeting

Thanks to all of Knit the Bridge’s many participants and supporters! Here’s Amanda’s acceptance speech she gave at the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council’ annual meeting: Knit the Bridge was no ordinary public art project.   Beyond being the largest yarn bomb in the world ever, Knit the Bridge cultivated a sense of community and was about […]

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 […]

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 […]

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:

Timelapse of the Removal

Timelapse creator, Craig Mattie, not only put together these sweet videos, he also helped with the actual removal.  Enjoy!

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 […]

Fabulous Celebration

Thanks to everyone for coming out and celebrating our community effort!  We had a fabulous turnout – Over 3,000 fiber artists, friends, and fans came out for the Knit the Bridge community party. A big thanks to our sponsors for the Community Celebration – the Alcoa Foundation and the Cultural Trust!  Thanks for helping to […]