Tag Archives: community art

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!  

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 […]

Community Celebration Today! 3-7pm

Today we’re going to party like it’s 2013 and we created the largest yarnbomb on a bridge, ever! Please join us today, Sunday, August 25th from 3-7 pm on the Andy Warhol/7th Street Bridge for a ginormous Art Party to celebrate this amazing accomplishment and to acknowledge the hard work of Knit the Bridge’s many […]

How We Finished Knitting the Bridge

(Guest Post by Christina Papp) I heard about Knit the Bridge last summer from my friend, Kitty Spangler. What a cool project! I wanted to get involved, but, as often happens, life got in the way. I finished my colorful panel in the nick of time. Then, just before the big installation weekend, my schedule […]

Video from our Installation Weekend

Some clips form our installation weekend… Seems so calm in retrospect… for more videos from Knit the Bridge check out: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCENCg1UkUBvOLs7jRN015EQ

Time to Celebrate!

You’ve put in the hours, now it’s time to celebrate your work and our community’s accomplishment at Knit the Bridge’s biggest community meet up. Join us August 25th from 3-7pm on the Warhol/7th Street Bridge. The Art Party is open to the public and there is no entry fee.  Come to meet the makers, celebrate […]

Community Documented Images of the Install

Knit the Bridge has been an awesome journey of collaboration.  Just as we’ve collaborated to put it up, so too are many different individuals and groups working on documenting the process.  Enjoy this collection of images from a variety of photographers and vantage points. Want to see more?  Check out recent media coverage: POP City […]

The Bridge Goes Up!

Watch this awesome time lapse Knit the Bridge videographer and participant made documenting the installation!

Knit the Bridge is up!

The Knit the Bridge installation is up after a successful installation weekend.  We had tremendous turnout from our fabulous volunteers and completed the last railing around 9:40pm on Sunday August 11th. We will continue to post photos of the install weekend.  Please send us your photos so we can share them: knitthebridge@gmail.com. Over the next […]

Meet the KtB Team: Cindy Carroll

Cindy Carroll has been one of our most reliable KtB volunteers.  Earlier this year she took on the task of co-leading our bits & pieces assembly team, meeting every other Thursday evening to piece those bits into full sized panels. Recently she’s taken on the thankless task of making railings on the bulky machine.  Her […]