Tag Archives: yarn bomb

Un-Yarnbombing the Warhol Bridge

We finished the removal of Knit the Bridge in half the time thanks to our awesome participants.  All de-install shifts for tomorrow are canceled and the bridge will re-open tomorrow, earlier than expected. Thanks to every single person who contributed to this fabulous project.  You, the communities of Southwestern Pennsylvania should be extremely proud!  

Video from our Installation Weekend

Some clips form our installation weekend… Seems so calm in retrospect… for more videos from Knit the Bridge check out: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCENCg1UkUBvOLs7jRN015EQ

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 […]

Yarn Bombing FYI

Everyone in the ‘burg has probably noticed by now that the yarn bombing is underway! You can watch the installation process from the 6th or 9th Street Bridges: bring you binoculars! During installation, people won’t be allowed to go on the bridge, but it will reopen Monday, August 12th. Panel installation is ahead of schedule. […]

Almost Time For Installation!

The weekend we have been preparing months and months for is finally here: installation! With help from all our awesome volunteers, we will be yarn-bombing the Andy Warhol Bridge this Saturday, August 10th and Sunday, August 11th. We will be giving away these water bottles to all our volunteers to help keep them hydrated throughout […]

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 […]

Celebrate with us on August 25th!

August is here, which means not only is the installation coming up, but also our Knit the Bridge Party! Want to help out? We can use volunteers to help with face painting, screen printing, bubble making, and other fun activities! Email us at knitthebridge@gmail.com and use the subject ART PARTY. So mark your calenders for […]

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 […]

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 […]

Installation Time! (August 10th and 11th)

Are you ready to make history? Because we are.  Knit the Bridge is getting ready for the Installation, Monitoring, and Removal of this historic piece of artwork and we need you to help put it up, keep it safe, and bring it down. While the upper installation will be done by professional riggers, the ground […]