Tag Archives: guerrilla fiber art

KtB – One Year Later

Yes, it’s hard to believe, but it’s been an entire year since the installation of Knit the Bridge on that warm and sunny weekend 365 days ago. So much has happened and yet the pace of the past year has been remarkably slow compared to the 18 months leading up to the fabulous creative collaboration […]

Gift Gallery at the Plate

Yes, the Plate – the one and only! Remember when it was sweltering hot, way back in the middle of July?  The Spinning Plate served as Knit the Bridge’s headquarters as we worked around the clock to knit that bridge. * * On Saturday and Sunday, December 21st and 22nd KtB will be back at […]

Support Knit the Bridge

Knit the Bridge has officially launched our indiegogo campaign…  and folks are wondering what in the world that is… Indiegogo is an online fundraising campaign (you may be familiar with Kickstarter) that uses a fundraising strategy called crowd sourcing.  It’s a way for us to raise funds just like we’ve created Knit the Bridge.  Everyone […]

Kids Help Stitch the Bridge

With 586 Community-made blanket-like panels, we are close to approaching our 600 Panel Goal. Some brave folks took on a whole panel. This was no small feat.  Panels measure 34″ × 72″ in size – think single bed cover or over the sofa throw. Other clever folks teamed up with a friend or family member. […]

Westmoreland County Knits the Bridge

Community Leader and guest blogger Amy Rustic talks about Westmoreland involvement from the Greensburg area.  From the start Knit the Bridge has had great support from stitchers in every Southwestern Pennsylvanian county.  Amy’s group formed in the Greensburg area and were responsible for at least (and this could be a total underestimation) 20 panels and […]

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 […]

Meet the KtB Team: Norman Beck!

Introducing Norman Beck, Technical Advisor for the Upper Level Installation!  While you might not have seen Norman knitting for the bridge, he has played a crucial role working behind the scenes with riggers, engineers, public works, and machine knitters. Often, you can find Norman at Knit the Bridge functions spreading the word and using the […]

Meet the KtB Team: Jenny Tabrum

Since the beginning (of Knit the Bridge) Jenny Tabrum has been an indispensible advisor on all things knit and crochet.  She knows the material structure like no one else and has been gently nudging KtB in the best possible yarn bombing direction as a core member of the technical team and KtB crew.  She’s also […]

Spring Upcoming Events

Hi folks!  Knit the Bridge has a lot going on this spring.  So we wanted to take a moment and highlight events and activities. If they’re listed here or on our calendar, you’re welcome to join! Upcoming APRIL EVENTS Wednesday, April 10th, 12 noon -2pm -Knit In at the Homewood Library, 7101 Hamilton Ave  Pittsburgh, […]