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Pittsburgh Knit & Crochet Festival!

Knit and crochet are the basic building blocks of Knit the Bridge. Here at KtB we love knit and crochet because it’s accessible, it’s simple (at it’s most basic), the tools are affordable (think thrift store yarn and two pencils…), it’s social, and it’s addictive… And every year in the Pittsburgh area there’s a fabulous […]

Railings

Remember those Blues Brothers—in their BLACK suits, BLACK hats, and BLACK sunglasses—declaring, “We’re on a mission from GOD!” ? That’s what leaped into my mind recently while crocheting seemingly endless BLACK strips to border the panels on our bridge.  The vision personified my attempted self-motivating thoughts on the importance of this segment of KtB.  Black […]

KtB Artist in Residence at the Neighborhood Academy

Since this summer, Knit the Bridge has been on the move all around Pittsburgh and the region spreading the word and teaching folks the artsy way of knit and crochet. Last November and December Knit the Bridge lead artist, Amanda Gross was supported by the Arts in Education Partnership of the Pennsylvania Council on the […]

Upcoming Not-to-Miss KtB Events

While we’re still waiting for the final word on permitting, dates, and insurance, join us for these fabulous upcoming Knit the Bridge events… Learn to knit and crochet, meet core KtB team members, and enjoy being a part of our crazy endeavor to make SW Pa #1 in yarn bombing! Community Leader’s Meeting Wednesday, January […]

Fiber Flags – A Sister Project of KtB through FI2013

Fiberart International is quickly approaching! Don’t miss Knit the Bridge’s sister outreach program, Fiber Flags – another exciting way to celebrate fiber art and connect with Pittsburgh’s own internationally renowned fiber art exhibition. Read more: Will you make a flag for the Fiber Arts Guild of Pittsburgh Fiberart International 2013: Flag Chain? a.) Example of […]

Clean Out Your Closets, Donate to Help Knit the Bridge

Even if you don’t knit or crochet there are many important ways to help the Knit the Bridge effort! Our current biggest need is black acrylic worsted weight yarn. We need yarn and other supplies.  Your donated yarn, needles, and hooks make Knit the Bridge accessible to anyone interested in participating.  We will collect your […]

Have Panels, Will Travel

Here’s a brief compilation of in-progress panels and some of their makers. Send us your in-progress panels to inspire others to knit and crochet the bridge!

KtB Happenings – Ways to Get Involved!

Folks…  Things are movin’ here at Knit the Bridge.  Fall is in the air and people are reaching for their knitting needles. We’ve got several great ways to connect to Knit the Bridge in the weeks ahead: Wednesday, October 10th – We are so energized by everyone who’s been joining us in this crazy project.  […]

August 30th Community Leader Info Session

Our first info session for folks interested in taking Knit the Bridge out into their own communities…