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Amy N.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Hebrew, Spanish
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Amy N.

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I have a LOT of patience! All you need is the desire to learn to knit. If you never have knitted before, I will get you knitting. If you want to learn, but believe you can’t learn because someone told you can’t learn to knit, I will prove that you can knit. If you have knitted a long time ago, but forgot all of it or most of it, I will bring it back to you. If you already know the basics of knitting, but don’t know how to get beyond the simple knitted squares and rectangles, I can get you to the next level. If you know knitting basics, but gave up because you make a lot of mistakes, I will show you how to fix mistakes, so that mistakes don’t become traumatic. If you know the basics, but want to learn a different technique such as color work, cables, lace, or more, I can teach you. Do you have trouble reading patterns or charts, I can take the mystery out of them.

Because of COVID-19, I only teach online for now. I use Zoom for my teaching platform only. Please get familiar with ...

About Amy

I am extremely patient and determined to teach anyone with a desire to knit or crochet, no matter how high or low their individual learning curve seems to be. My 25 years or so educational and professional past experience is in industrial, exhibit, graphic, stage and jewelry design. My passion for

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Molly
Amazing! I was stuck at the beginning of a cardigan pattern, she jumped in and got me going again. Very kind and helpful. Loved it!
Lisa
Great Teacher!
Scarlet
I have to update my review now that I've had a bunch of lessons with Amy. People who can do something well and also teach well are rare and Amy is one of those. Before I started with her, I had been doing crochet using YouTube and had taken a couple of local classes. I was pulling things out and starting over frequently because i'd realize i didn't understand/had totally missed something, which was getting frustrating. Even in the live classes the teachers were nice and skilled but they didn't take the time to make sure we understood certain fundamental facts about crochet and what we were doing, focusing more on just getting it done. Amy makes a point of expressing the basic things one needs to know about the stitches we are doing, as much as helping me get the final result.

I looked up online lessons because the quarantine had started and I had purchased a sweater pattern that I really wanted to make, and thought i should be able to accomplish. Many people on Ravelry had complained about the pattern's shortcomings -- some had given up on it, though the people that did complete it, had great results - over 95 people posted pictures of their results, though some aren't quite like the advertised picture. I really wanted to make that sweater though, so I thought it was time to get some real lessons, and found Amy. The way she talked me through the pattern and other patterns, I totally got how to look at patterns and think about them. She lets you know her thought process so you can think it through yourself. Now, when i rip something out to do something over, it's not because i don't know what i'm doing so much as i now know what i'm trying to accomplish. The sweater is almost done and btw, looks just like the picture!! I've realized that it's a great idea to tell Amy whatever i'm thinking and she will give the best advice. Oh, and from the first lesson, she got me getting straight edges easily (now, it makes so much sense but at the time it seemed like a fluke whenever i had a straight edge!)

Billie E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2019
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Billie E.

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Billie began knitting at age 4. Over the decades she has knit everything from slippers, afghans, jackets, sweaters, baby clothes to dishtowels. She is a retired educational consultant who worked with parents and teachers to bring learning toys to children in their most formative years. She understands how life in our fast-paced world can lead one to feel the need to multi-task. Knitting allows you to do just that! You can have conversations or watch a film on Netflix while turning a piece of yarn into something useful, one stitch at a time. But it's also very relaxing, once you're up to speed. Billie is a patient teacher who will ensure that you'll be knitting in no time.

In your first class you'll learn how to cast on, and do the knit and purl stitches.
If time permits, you'll also learn how to bind off. Billie can help you select patterns to make things that will be at the right skill level for you.

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About Billie

Billie began knitting at age 4. Over the decades she has knit everything from slippers, afghans, jackets, sweaters, baby clothes to dishtowels. She is a retired educational consultant who worked with parents and teachers to bring learning toys to children in their most formative years. She underst

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Barbara A.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $21
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Barbara A.

2 Reviews
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Self-taught knitter with experience and patience. Ability to teach beginner through advanced, with various tools - double pointed, circular or single-pointed needles, from dishcloths to socks to afghans and sweaters. Tutoring includes information on yarn and knitting tool selection. Also state certified to teach high school students and possess natural teaching style.

About Barbara

Hi! I'm a mom and former high school teacher. I enjoy cooking, crocheting, knitting, and reading. It can be relaxing to create by yourself, as well as rewarding to make something for yourself or a loved one to enjoy. Whether you want to learn for fun or have the hopes of making money from your creat

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Sarita
I had a difficult pattern and Barbara walked me thru it.
Michelle
Miss Barbara provides online knitting instruction for my 9 year old granddaughter. Her patience and encouragement has helped my granddaughter appreciate knitting. She looks forward to her weekly lesson.

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Billie E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2019
  • M.S. Operations Research from Stanford
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Billie E.

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Online Knitting Teacher

Billie began knitting at age 4. Over the decades she has knit everything from slippers, afghans, jackets, sweaters, baby clothes to dishtowels. She is a retired educational consultant who worked with parents and teachers to bring learning toys to children in their most formative years. She understands how life in our fast-paced world can lead one to feel the need to multi-task. Knitting allows you to do just that! You can have conversations or watch a film on Netflix while turning a piece of yarn into something useful, one stitch at a time. But it's also very relaxing, once you're up to speed. Billie is a patient teacher who will ensure that you'll be knitting in no time.

In your first class you'll learn how to cast on, and do the knit and purl stitches.
If time permits, you'll also learn how to bind off. Billie can help you select patterns to make things that will be at the right skill level for you.

One student had this to say:
Lina, New York City
Fantastic event! I ...

About Billie

Billie began knitting at age 4. Over the decades she has knit everything from slippers, afghans, jackets, sweaters, baby clothes to dishtowels. She is a retired educational consultant who worked with parents and teachers to bring learning toys to children in their most formative years. She underst

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Barbara A.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $21
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
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Barbara A.

3 Reviews
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Online Knitting Teacher

Self-taught knitter with experience and patience. Ability to teach beginner through advanced, with various tools - double pointed, circular or single-pointed needles, from dishcloths to socks to afghans and sweaters. Tutoring includes information on yarn and knitting tool selection. Also state certified to teach high school students and possess natural teaching style.

About Barbara

Hi! I'm a mom and former high school teacher. I enjoy cooking, crocheting, knitting, and reading. It can be relaxing to create by yourself, as well as rewarding to make something for yourself or a loved one to enjoy. Whether you want to learn for fun or have the hopes of making money from your creat

Recent Reviews
Sarita
I had a difficult pattern and Barbara walked me thru it.
Michelle
Miss Barbara provides online knitting instruction for my 9 year old granddaughter. Her patience and encouragement has helped my granddaughter appreciate knitting. She looks forward to her weekly lesson.

Michelle N.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from University of Evansville
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Michelle N.

9 Reviews
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Online Knitting Teacher

Knitting lessons are always fun and unique to each student’s needs and wants. Lessons can include things such as learning stitches, going over a pattern that a student wants to make, explaining knitting techniques, working on projects from beginning to end and anywhere in between. I am a flexible teacher that wants to help you reach your goals by working with you to create the best experience possible.

About Michelle

Music has been an integral part of my life. I have 8 years of teaching experience between teaching in public schools as well as privately. I have a Bachelors of Music in Music Education. I learned how to play my first instrument starting 24 years ago and haven't stopped since. Teaching and music are

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Luke and April S.
Keep in mind that we've only had one lesson so far. But my initial impression is that Michelle is very knowledgeable, very personable and very professional. I would certainly recommend her.
Katie
was awesome i really liked how she made everything fun
Owen
My son is an absolute beginner, and Michelle has been awesome! She has taught him how to maintain his instrument, and now they are well into learning music. Great communication with us parents as well!

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Average Cost of Knitting Lessons in San Jose, CA

The average cost of 60-minute knitting lessons in San Jose is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $155 per hour.
30 min
$23 average
45 min
$31 average
60 min
$63 average

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"Great start to lessons in brioche!"
MaryBeth
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Melisa is a great instructor!! She’s been knitting for years and loves sharing her passion for creativity with others. Whether you are a beginner or a veteran knitter, she is able to help you from the most basic skills to learning intricate patterns. I highly recommend booking an individual or group lesson with her!"
Thea
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"Melissa is a great teacher
Extremely personable and patient
She is passionate about knitting"
Susan
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"Erin is so patient, kind, and thoughtful. Highly recommended."
Katie
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Erin is an awesome instructor and explains things well. She has a great personlity."
Linda DeGise- Kotowski
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Knowledgeable, easy to follow, and nice."
Shari Binkney
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Melisa was super patient with me, as I am a beginner! She praised me when I finally understood and performed the stitches well! I am excited to continue with my lessons with her!"
Donna Warren
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"Nicole was very patient with my 10-year-old daughter! I highly recommend her."
Alexa
Took Knitting lessons from Nicole S.
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"Erin was really good. Slow, easy, and encouraging which is just what someone who is just starting out needs!"
Sharan
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"It was wonderful. Nicole is patient, knowledgeable and fun to spend time with. I’m looking forward to my next lesson!"
Liz
Took Knitting lessons from Nicole S.
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