Knoxville woman turns passion for knitting into successful business

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – A Knoxville woman has turned a skill she learned from her great-grandmother into a successful business. Luz Higdon originally learned how to knit from her great-grandmother, and now she’s putting the skill to use.

“I was born in Puerto Rico, but I grew up in Tennessee,” Higdon told WVLT News. “In 2017 when I visited my grandparents and they showed me an afghan that my bisabuela, which is great-grandmother in Spanish, and it was made of yarn and she inspired me that I could make everything off the top of my head.”

She creates her own designs with many colors, calling her style “island life with a bit of southern charm.”

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