Knit the Bridge

OrganizingWhat is “Knit the Bridge?” It’s the largest attempted yarn bombing in the United States. They are working on trying to get the Guinness World Book of Records representatives to come out and document this marvel. Amanda Gross and her friends from “The Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh” in addition to 1,847 volunteers from all over Allegheny County have knitted and crocheted large panels to cover the bridge. This is no small undertaking, to put it in perspective these are the dimensions of the bridge. The Andy Warhol Bridge, also called the 7th St. Bridge, was built in 1925 and measures 1,061 feet in length, 62 feet in width and is 83.5 feet tall.

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Meet Twinkie Chan, Celebrity Crocheter

When one hears the name Twinkie they automatically think of snack food, so it’s only fitting that Twinkie Chan should specialize in crocheting the fun foods from her childhood.  Since 2005 Twinkie has been a fresh force in the fiber world with her cute creations of all types of foods, from cupcakes, to pizza, to hot buttered toast.  Her unique designs are instantly recognizable and her whimsical sensibility earned her a fan base that was unexpected.  Continue reading “Meet Twinkie Chan, Celebrity Crocheter”

Red Heart’s 9 Months of Baby Projects Month 5

Welcome to Month 5 of Red Heart’s 9 Months of Baby Projects. This month we bring you an adorable Peapod Baby Sundress to make for your special baby made with Red Heart Baby TLC. This sweet little crocheted sundress is perfect every season! Layer it over a t-shirt or turtleneck and wear tights or leggings in cooler weather. New mommies will appreciate that it can be easily washed.  Continue reading “Red Heart’s 9 Months of Baby Projects Month 5”