ARTS & CULTURE
08/12/2013 06:06 pm ET

The Andy Warhol Bridge Was Yarn-Bombed And The Result Is One Amazing Public Artwork

Last weekend Pittsburgh's Andy Warhol Bridge was transformed into the United States' biggest -- and probably most colorful -- example of yarn-bombing.

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The jaw-dropping endeavor, imagined by a group of craft enthusiasts who call themselves "Knit the Bridge," involved over 580 beautifully knitted (and sometimes crocheted) blankets that were sewn together and draped over various parts of the massive bridge. The yarn-splosion spruced up the otherwise dull yellow structure, proving that a little public art can go a long way in terms of civic design.

Check it out for yourself:

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jay ressler

cristina saucedo

cristina saucedo

cristina saucedo

cristina saucedo

cristina saucedo

jay ressler

jay ressler

john polyak

For more on the story check out our original article here.

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