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I’m Heidi Hennessy. I knit. I knit a LOT! Now let’s chat about it.

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Kniterate

Meet Lolly Long-Green I’d like to introduce you to my newest family member. Her name is Lolly. She is a fancy schmancy knitting machine. And I mean fancy! I’ve never owned a fully automatic knitting machine before. She was made for production knitting with fine gauge yarns. She works with software where I get to create the designs then she reads the code and knits and knits and knits. My plan is to work with her to produce high quality cashmere knit accessories and garments that are made in the USA. Slow fashion, high quality, luxury fiber, classic designs. That’s

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Coffee Talk
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I’d Like To Accept This Award

I would like to accept this award … I was determined to start 2021 off in victory. My bestie and I share a routine where we boldly and unashamedly give ourselves awards because, let’s face it, we are amazing and deserve awards all the freaking time!  We started giving awards to ourselves during the thick of the pandemic when we were isolating ourselves. Turns out, when you isolate, there is no one around to tell you how cute your butt looks in your jeans and therefore, it’s easy to forget how cute your butt looks in your jeans, which can

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Machine Knitting
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Is it cheating?

Is machine knitting cheating? I’m really hot on this subject. So read on if you want to hear a grouchy machine knitter vent on this topic! You know how as a hand knitter, people ask you if you could knit them a sweater? You just smile on the outside but really you’re rolling your eyes in disbelief as you reply with, “yes I could but do you have any idea how long it takes to knit a sweater?”. Of course they don’t or they wouldn’t have the nerve to be asking you anyway! That is how I feel about hand

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LUX ADORNA KNITS

Putting Luxury Yarn Into The Hands Of Creative Makers

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Hi! I am Heidi Hennessy, the creator and maker behind Lux Adorna Knits.

I believe in equality, inclusion and am listening to and learning from those who have been marginalized and hurt in society.

I am glad you are here!

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