March 27,28,29, 2015

Join us for the 2015 Knit & Crochet Festival!

March 27, 28, 29, 2015 – The Westin Convention Center 

ADVANCED REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.  YOU MAY PURCHASE TICKETS FOR ADMISSION AND AVAILABLE CLASSES ONSITE

What a line-up! Steven “StevenBe” Berg, Alasdair ” Extreme Double Knitting Master” Post-Quinn, Drew “The Crochet Dude” Emborsky and Charles “The Sock King” Gandy will be our  guests of honor and teachers at the 11th Annual Pittsburgh Knit & Crochet Festival.  Also joining us will be Portuguese Knitting Master Andrea Wong, Crochet Master Robyn Chachula and Creative Charles Voth from Toronto, as well as your favorite local teachers.

fashion

• Over 80 classes

•  Fashion Show  and Design Contest with the Fab 4 panel of judges

• Design Contest Details and Entry Submission Form

• Crochet Superbooth

• Yarn Tasting Party

• PJ Party with Fabulous StevenBe!

• Free Make it Springtime Fiber Sprite

• Pop des Fleurs “Pop in” Lounge

• 78 ft Waterfall of Yarn Installation

• Warm Up Lounge

• Stretch and Renew Sessions

• Knitsy KnittER, demos, and more…….

and don’t forget, we have gift certificates too.

Marketplace Hours:
(Registration on the 3rd floor opens 1/2 hour before Marketplace)

Friday 1:00-7:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Admission:
$15 at the door, $10  in advance
UPMC Senior Sunday Admission: $5.00
No Multiple Day rates available at the door.

 


 

Lights, Camera, Action: “Knittsburgh”!

Join StevenBe and his film crew on Friday morning, March 27, to kick off the filming of “Knittsburgh” in Pittsburgh with a special tour to Celebrate the “Hollywood of the East”, where movies and film crews abound! This is an interactive tour through city backdrops of movies such as The Dark Knight Rises, Perks of Being a Wallflower, Flashdance, Next Three Days, Inspector Gadget, Abduction, Jack Reacher and dozens more!

Photo ops with Steven as you stop at various locations where movies were made in the ‘burgh. You’ll have an opportunity ride up the incline, to have an inside peek at various city locations, with surprise guests, a surprise stop and photo-op. Treats included in this fun, interactive tour of Pittsburgh.

Tour departs from the Westin at 9:30 am with a 12:00 noon return. Hop onboard to be included in the filming of StevenBe’s new Reality show. Seating is limited, don’t delay. Check out this intro: http://www.surecan.tv/#!work/c24vq

Tour cost: $45.00 

The filming will continue throughout the hours of the festival with Steven and his crew.

 



 

Tours and more

Pittsburgh Tours & More is providing shuttling to the Westin Hotel in Downtown Pittsburgh for the Pittsburgh Knit & Crochet Festival, March 27, 28, 29, 2015.   Use this link for shuttle locations and reservations. Please contact info@pghtoursandmore.net and put KNIT in your subject line to make your ride arrangements from all points East, West, South and North of Pittsburgh (locations and pricing to be announced) and for groups coming up to a 4 hour distance. All persons using Pittsburgh Tours & More will receive a Free Admission Pass to the Yarn Tasting included with the cost of the ride.
Flying into Pittsburgh International Airport?  You can receive a 10% discount on a ride with a Super Shuttle shared ride van or ExecuCar Private Ride Sedans.   Follow this link to make your reservation in advance: groups.supershuttle.com/pghknitandcrochet


THE WESTIN CONVENTION CENTER PITTSBURGH

As the name implies, this hotel is adjacent to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh.

PARKING INFORMATION:

Grant Street Transportation Center & Greyhound Bus Lines: $5 on Sat/Sun, $13 Mon-Fri
David L Lawrence Convention Center: $12 Event Rates
10th & Penn Avenue : $10-12 day rate
The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh:  $20 and up