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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 […]

Meet the KtB Team: Ron Hartman!

If you’ve struggled to follow the behind the scenes business of insurance, permitting, contracting, and indemnification (what’s “indemnification?”) for Knit the Bridge, you’re not alone.  At KtB, we’ve been learning as we go.  And – thanks mainly to the expert guidance and advice of Ron Hartman – we have navigated the complicated waters. Ron Hartman […]

What does this cost and who is helping?

It all began with Amanda our outreach coordinator for Fiberart International 2013 produced by the Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh.  Amanda had this idea to “yarn-bomb” the Warhol Bridge and Knit the Bridge was born.  As  our technical adviser Norman Beck says, “this is an industrial project”;  so it takes time to plan in order to ensure […]

Meet the KtB Team: Venise!

What is that noise coming from Spinning Plate?  It’s the knitting machines of course! Making panels for the towers.  And Venise St.Pierre is the woman – she is our knitting machine guru and has the skills to prove it.  Meet Venise… better yet, come on by Spinning Plate and really meet Venise… or just read […]

“The Plate”

Knit the Bridge is now in one spot (that is until it’s on the bridge)! We’re excited to announce our new location at Spinning Plate, 5720 Friendship Ave, Pittsburgh, 15206 (entrance on Baum). Our Hours: Mon-Fri 9-5;  Sat& Sun noon-5; Tues & Thurs 9-9 We would love for you to stop on by.  In fact, […]

Come on Down to the Festival!

  Nothing brings folks out of the woodwork like the Three Rivers Arts Festival.  A 10 day long festival of music, performance, arts and crafts, food, and hands-on activities, Knit the Bridge is delighted to be a part of it!     We’re there every day (June 7-16th) from noon-6pm and are located in the […]

June 1st Panel and Pieces Deadline

June 1st is the deadline for Panels and Partial Panels.  We have enough folks signed up, but now we need you to follow through and bring us your works of art.   You can drop off your knit and crochet items at any one of our Drop-Off Points.  Please remember to attach a label (you can […]

Fiberart International Gets New Look

  Hi Folks! Most of you know that Knit the Bridge is the outreach of Fiberart International 2013 – which is up and on view right now! Also FI has a new look. Check out the new fabulous website, tour the exhibition, and learn more about the show!

It’s Been a Big Week!

Folks! Great things are happening with Knit the Bridge and the Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh this week: Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the Arts officially entered into an agreement with Knit the Bridge making them our partners for moving this fabulous project forward! And you can thank PF/PCA tonight at the grand opening of Fiberart International […]

International Fiberart Forum

Knit the Bridge is the outreach project for Fiberart International 2013. Join us for the International Fiberart Forum on April 20, 2013 from 8:30am-3pm.  The Forum is a chance to meet the artists, view the work, and discuss contemporary fiber art with artists and other enthusiasts!  To register, call Leslie Calhoun, 724-863-8630 Artists from Japan, […]