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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 […]

Knit the Bridge Event Tonight

Got Cabin Fever? Come out and join us as we re-purpose railing covers into scarves that will be used by folks in our communities this cold winter. Details: February 13th, 6:00pm – 8:00pm – Knit and Crochet Group, Make and Take Open Studios, PCCR The Knit and Crochet mentor group and the KtB railing redux team […]

Railing Redux – Take Two!

The railing re-purposing action continues at Knit the Bridge. Close to 100 railings-turned scarves were delivered to the Allegheny YMCA before Thanksgiving. Blanket kits were assembled and then distributed (we have a couple left).  Students at the Environmental Charter School are using the kits to make 20-30 more blankets for donation.  Animal enthusiasts have converted […]

With Panels Practically All Delivered, Railings and Tower Pieces Get a Second Life

It’s been over a month since Knit the Bridge came down.  My, how time flies!  We wanted to share with a quick update of how your lovingly hand-stitched panels and railings are enjoying life after the bridge. The panels had a quick turn around time and were laundered the Sunday and Monday after the installation […]

Timelapse of the Removal

Timelapse creator, Craig Mattie, not only put together these sweet videos, he also helped with the actual removal.  Enjoy!

Meet the KtB Team: Donnie Pomeroy

Meet Donnie Pomeroy, key team member for Knit the Bridge. All along the way, Donnie’s been cheering for KtB and working behind the scenes to help pull off this ambitious project.  Along with advising on political strategy and fundraising, Donnie is the reason KtB has been able to occupy Spinning Plate, our community workspace.  As […]

Meet the KTB Team: Mary Towner

Meet Fiberarts Guild member and key Knit the Bridge team member, Mary Towner.  Mary has been instrumental in moving KtB forward through her positive energy, creative ideas, and regional connections. Learn more about Knit the Bridge behind the scenes team member here. 1.What is your History with Pittsburgh? I moved here 11 years ago knowing […]

Still accepting donations!

We are celebrating the success of our Indiegogo campaign: we were able to raise $20,727 of our $35,000 goal! Thank you to everyone for your contributions. Even though the campaign is over, Knit the Bridge is still accepting donations. To donate, you can visit our website and simply click the yellow “Donate” button on the […]

Police Volunteers: We need you!

One very important group of volunteers needed for our yarn bombing project is police! If you are an uniformed police officer from the jurisdictions of the City of Pittsburgh Police, Allegheny County Police, Allegheny County Sheriff, or PA State Police, you have the opportunity to become part of the Knit the Bridge project by volunteering […]

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 […]