Writing/Essay/Journal
Annie Lee Larson is a knitwear designer who exudes happiness as she creates her work. She states that her goal is “to bring energy and happiness to others.” What are the outlets in your life for attaining this goal? What role does technology and/or automation play in the creative process of Annie’s art?

Activity
The process of making knitwear on the knitting machine involves putting an idea on a pattern card and then working on placement, size and repeat. The next step is moving to color combinations which Annie Lee Larson describes as “coming to life.” Try this process using graph paper and a pencil to begin the process. Next add color. On what item of clothing would you use your pattern?