Knit the Bridge has been hard at work prepping to yarn bomb the Andy Warhol Bridge starting August 10th until September 8th. According to their website, “Knit the Bridge is a vision for a grassroots, community-led arts project that would bring the many diverse communities of Pittsburgh and Southwestern Pennsylvania together to create a large-scale, aesthetically stunning, fiberarts installation on a bridge in downtown Pittsburgh.”
As of right now, Pittsburgh neighborhoods are at 80% participation and Allegheny County’s municipalities are at 82%. KTB wants 100% participation in both of these categories and needs your help to do so! Do you… Read the rest
School may be out for the summer but there’s still plenty of opportunity to get your learn on. From day-long workshops to weekly evening classes, there’s tons of chances to try something new or pick up long-forgotten hobbies once again.
Whether you’re picking up a pair of needles for the first time, looking to perfect your purling skills, or ready to make the perfect pair of socks, a knitting or crochet class is a great opportunity to pull out the yarn and needles. The following locations offer a variety of classes for all skill levels.
Dyed in the Wool… Read the rest
Another fantastic collaboration here in Pittsburgh. An eco-friendly way of marking trails in the park is by making trail markers out of organic materials. Join the Pittsburgh Craft Collective in knitting and crocheting trail markers for the project.
Location: Wildcard (4209 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA)
Date: Thursday, February 3
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Learn more about the park and get all of the details on the Pittsburgh Craft Collective blog here.… Read the rest
Here are some links/articles/blog posts that are worth a look:
Black and Gold for Knitters too – Yes, here in Pittsburgh – no one is immune from the disease know as Black and Gold Fever – even in places where you might not think sports fans dwell – like a knitting shop! Check out the new display from Natural Stitches – located on Penn Ave in the Trader Joe’s plaza – they have a wall of black and gold yarn – just in time for football season. We are eager to see what kinds of things are knit out of… Read the rest
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Always wanted to learn to knit? Here is your chance to get a free lesson (and some free dinner) and to check out the Fe gallery in Lawrenceville.
CommuniTeach is a website that is co-founded by a Pittsburgher one of his friends in Chicago. The idea is to create a website where people can share their skills and learn new things. Communiteach offers Learn-its on all kinds of things from guitar lessons, yoga, cooking, knitting and more.
This Wednesday, CommuniTeach will host scarf knitting for absolute beginners – the class is free and includes supplies and dinner. … Read the rest