Annie Lee Larson is a on a mission to cheer up Minnesotans during the cold winter months. Her optimistic, colorful and stylish knitwear does just that. This University of Minnesota graduate creates sweaters, dresses, leggings, bike shorts and the occasional dog sweater all designed and made locally by hand. Educators' Guide

Her love of clothing from an early age inspired her to become a fashion designer. She’s worked hard and has enjoyed some recent success: she’s been asked to show her sweaters and designs in Paris and other trade shows.

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