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From the FI2013 Desk… New voices, new visions

FIBERART INTERNATIONAL 2013, the 21st juried exhibition of the best in contemporary fiber art, will be in Pittsburgh April 19 through August 18, 2013 at two locations – Pittsburgh Center for the Arts and the Society for Contemporary Craft. Produced by the Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh, inc., the triennial exhibition features 81 works, 24 of […]

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 […]

Community Leaders – Take Three!

Knit the Bridge is having our 3rd Community Leaders Info Session, Brainstorming Storm, and Networking Event on Saturday, November 10th at 10:30am. We would love to see you there!  Please RSVP at knitthebridge@gmail.com for more information.  We will be sharing updates, hearing from each other, brainstorming, and planning new and exciting Knit the Bridge activities, […]

Alternative Panel Sizes for the Busy or Beginners

We need over 570 panels to Knit this Bridge.  That’s a lot of knitting!  Thanks to the 173 folks who have signed up to make panels!  We’re 1/3rd of the way there. We’ve heard from some folks that a full panel (34″ x 72″) is just too much.  We’ve been thinking of how to make […]

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!

From the FI2013 Desk…

Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes of a jurying process…?  FI2013 co-director Jay van Wagenen shares more about this years jurying process for Fiberart International 2013. From the desk of FI2013 Here come the jurors! It’s been a frenzied couple of weeks here at Fiberart International central as last-minute entries (that would be about […]

A Fair in the Park

      Our KTB team, Kitty, Jenny and Jen spent the week-end at A Fair in the Park. They claimed a space under a beautiful old tree spread out a blanket and unpacked the goodies. Prepared with all manner of      things knit and crochet they hung out and stitched. As they made good progress on their […]

From the FI2013 Desk… Fiberart International 2013 Deadline Coming at Us like a Freight Train!

Fiberart International 2013 deadline coming at us like a freight train! Fiberartists around the world are pounding the coffee, hitting the Maalox, and steaming toward the August 31 deadline.  Ok, so maybe that’s just the FI team here in Pittsburgh.  Judging from the number of submissions we’ve already received, the artists themselves are in better […]