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”

NEW Filigree & Sashay Metallics are here!

Boutique FiligreeLW3509 is a unique woven fabric strip that can be knit or crocheted like a yarn. Filigree has a track that you can work with just like Sashay to make a beautiful ruffled scarf with just one hank. Another way to use Filigree is to cut it into strips and knit or crochet to join them together to make a one of a kind knit scarf or this wrap and go shawl. Let your imagination run wild, the possibilities are endless! Available in 7 gorgeous shades, you are sure to find the perfect shade for you.

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