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New Bridgeville business offers more than knitting, spinning and crocheting

| Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, 9:02 p.m.

Kid Ewe Knot held its grand opening on Feb. 8. It is located in the former Carol's Needleworks at 429 Washington Ave., Suite 4, Bridgeville.

Owners Heather Metzger and Laurie Grahasm have been making changes to the shop, which was formerly owned for years by Carol Crowley, who retired at the end of 2012.

They have transformed the store into a light, open and inviting space. They painted and rearranged all of the fixtures and brought in comfortable chairs.

They also have introduced many yarn lines, trying to make a major focus on things “local.”

They began carrying Space Age Creations. an Upper St. Clair company that hand-dyes. Two other Pennsylvania companies they will carry are Kraemer Yarns and Plymouth Yarns.

With a focus on knitting, spinning, crocheting and weaving, they offer classes from newbie to advanced, from children's classes to adults. Projects for Girl Scouts are being planned, as well as a kids' summer craft camp.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Call 412-257-2557 or visit www.kideweknot.com for more information.

Matchmaker

Pittsburgh Singles has opened an office at 950 Greentree Road, Green Tree. Offering a matchmaking service for area residents, more information can be found by calling 412-927-1549 or visiting www.pittsburgh-singles.com.

Singles dances

The Clarion Hotel, 401 Holiday Drive, Green Tree, features singles dances hosted by disc jockey Nick Funn. he has been an entertainer in the tri-state area for the past 25 years. The dances have special event themes, as well as dance contests, holiday parties and prizes. Upcoming evenings include a Valentine dance on Friday and another spring dance on March 22. For more information, call the dance hotline at 412-751-5181.

Bath system solutions

Bath Planet has opened at 3000 Washington Pike, Bridgeville. It offers a wide selection of bath system solutions to help with any remodeling issue. call 412-595-3333 for more information or visit www.bathplanet.com.

Remodeled

SNPJ Sygan 6, 540 Third Ave., Bridgeville, has remodeled its bowling center and has all new synthetic lanes. Individuals are needed to join leagues, and there are openings for entire leagues. Call 412-221-9862 for more information.

Faith-based fundraiser

The Maria Missions Circles of the Pittsburgh Diocese Propagation of the Faith began 100 years ago with women who gathered together to make linen altar cloths and priest vestments for the missions.

Circle No. 15 of Carnegie, headquartered at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Carnegie, is the only active circle, begun by parishioner Connie Speca in 1958.

An annual spring luncheon/fashion show fundraiser is being held on April 13 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Bethel Park. Tickets are $30 each. Call Adaline Makar at 412-279-4116 for further information.

Incorporations

New business incorporations as compiled from recent state filings include:

• LAHI, 127 Greenwood Place, Bridgeville; online seller of goods/apparel and Filipino books.

• Always Ready Inc., 2 Dorrington Road, Carnegie; retail men's apparel.

• Sparrow, 105 Greensboro Lane, Green Tree; custom wedding veil website.

Charlotte Smith is a contributing writer for Trib Total Media and can be reached at 724-693-9441 or charlotte59@comcast.net.

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