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3 More Days!

Including this evening there are only 3 more days to get down and see Knit the Bridge. You heard it correctly, the installation will be coming down this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, September 7-8.  If you want to help us take it down, a bittersweet, but very important part of the project please send us […]

Meet the KtB Team: Martha Wasik!

You might not have seen Fiberarts Guild and KtB Team member Martha Wasik before, but you definitely know her work.  Martha is the graphic design talent behind Knit the Bridge’s print and graphic materials, which have played a critical role in communicating Knit the Bridge’s vision even before the first panels were stitched.  If there’s […]

Meet the KtB Team: Randy Pearson!

Meet Randy Pearson, our behind the scenes, database creator and expert for Knit the Bridge.  How did we manage to coordinate 1800+ individuals and keep track of their work and information?  Thanks to Randy Pearson and his hard work and expertise, we were able to manage and organize a huge amount of data and respect […]

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 […]

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 […]

Going, going, almost gone! Fiberart International 2013 closes Sunday 8/18

Of course it’s on your summer bucket list.  But if you’ve been super busy with the Bridge, maybe you haven’t had time to take in the fabulous fiber show that gave birth to Knit the Bridge. You might be especially interested in Carol Milne’s personality-plus knitted glass socks… Sandra Jane Heard’s steel tape measure sculptures […]

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 […]