Tag Archives: KTB meet ups

Meet the KtB Team: LaVerne Kemp!

Knit the Bridge is happy to introduce LaVerne Kemp, our Community Organizer/Diversity Coordinator, a position funded by our Sprout Fund Seed Award. LaVerne will be focusing on getting the word out and following up with folk in many Pittsburgh communities with a specific focus on communities of color and senior communities.  Along with her infectious […]

Meet the KtB Team: Kitty Spangler

Since the beginning Kitty Spangler has been helping with Knit the Bridge by doing what she does best – generating enthusiasm, organizing details, and getting things done!  Knit the Bridge just wouldn’t be without her expertise, energy, and presence.  Take some time to get to know our Panel Technical Advisor in this Q&A… What’s your history […]

Empowering Women

Women are a key demographic on our journey to Knit the Bridge. So we were pleased indeed to be invited to participate in the Carnegie Museum of Natural History‘s Empowering Women Exhibition demonstration this Saturday, March 9th from 1-4pm. The exhibition on its own is powerful and runs until May 12th – a must see […]

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 […]

Around the World and Back Again for the Bridge…

(okay. okay.  Around southwestern Pennsylvania and back again, but you get the picture.) Knit the Bridge has been on the road!  Since the new year has begun we’ve had a splendid and busy January visiting schools, libraries, coffee shops, printing studios, and living rooms.  Here’s a quick run down of where we’ve been and where […]

Knittreat in Bedford

In keeping with our community goals of reaching out to as many knitters and crocheters in Southwestern PA as possible, Knit the Bridge has been working closely with the Pittsburgh Knit & Crochet Festival.  Last Saturday the Knit the Bridge Crew went on the road to Bedford Springs.  After a beautiful drive through snow covered […]

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, […]

KtB Happenings – Ways to Get Involved!

Folks…  Things are movin’ here at Knit the Bridge.  Fall is in the air and people are reaching for their knitting needles. We’ve got several great ways to connect to Knit the Bridge in the weeks ahead: Wednesday, October 10th – We are so energized by everyone who’s been joining us in this crazy project.  […]

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 […]