Aleshanee Akin was born in San Francisco and grew up in California and Hawaii. As a child she attended a Waldorf school on Maui. This childhood experience sparked her lifelong interest in handwork and knitting with her hands.She has taught in Waldorf schools in Hawaii, California and New Hampshire.
Elizabeth Auer currently works as an adjunct faculty member at Antioch University New England and as a freelance artist. She teaches workshops in the arts and is a consultant to Waldorf teachers and teachers in other settings. She is the author and illustrator of Learning about the World through Drawing.
And she has written this knitting book -Bare Hand Knitting – Aleshanee Aikin.