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Amy N.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Hebrew, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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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

Recent Reviews
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!)

Rhiannon P.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $140
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Art History, BA from Hollins University
  • Teaching since 2013
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Rhiannon P.

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As with crocheting, I can teach a range of students, from those with the beginning desire to learn to students wishing to hone specific techniques. My favorite techniques include in the round and double pointed needles, because who doesn't want to learn to avoid more sewing?

About Rhiannon

My name is Rhiannon and I am a third generation crafter. Originally I went to school for art history, all the while crafting. Eventually I had enough of studying other people's work and instead wanted to make my own and empower others to do the same. I consider myself to be the "Swiss Army Knif

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Kate N.
Rhiannon was friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. Looking forward to the next lessons!
Danielle
I'm enjoying my classes. I've been bringing Rhiannon stitches I want to learn without any notice, and she is always able to help me on the spot to learn them. Her flexibility (both in what I want to learn and in scheduling) makes private classes a pleasant and worthwhile investment. Highly recommend!
Shari W.
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Barbara A.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $21
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Barbara A.

3 Reviews
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Private 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 crea

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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.

Meet Online Knitting Teachers Serving Hopkinton, IA

Jen T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Knitting Instruction from Craft Yarn Council
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Jen T.

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Online Knitting Teacher

From learning to cast on and work a knit stitch to understanding techniques like brioche, cables or mosaic, I believe knitting should be fun and enjoyable - not stressful - and is attainable by all!

About Jen

Hi! I’m Jen and I love knitting. I have been knitting on and off since I was a child, daily for about ten years, and designing for over a year. I enjoy working beautifully simple projects and impressively complex projects just the same. I love cables, brioche and other tuck stitches, mosaic and fai

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Amy N.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Hebrew
  • BFA in Industrial Design from Carnegie-Mellon University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
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Amy N.

11 Reviews
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Online Knitting Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
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!)
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Morgan M.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • BA in Music, Piano from University of North Carolina at Greensboro School of Music
  • Awarded Superior ratings at NCMTA Piano Competition from NCMTA
  • Teaching since 2005
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Morgan M.

6 Reviews
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Online Knitting Teacher

Learn about...
- knitting needles, what kind to purchase for your project.
- learn basic knit stitch at first lesson
- knit, purl, slip slip knit, increasing and decreasing after knit and purl are mastered
- learn how to read patterns
- make cool things!

About Morgan

Hi! My name is Morgan. I am an experienced piano teacher and my favorite genres are classical and pop/rock or alternative/rock. My lessons are customized for each student's goals, so I can help you if you want to play Beethoven, Bach, or Chopin, play in a rock band, or just have fun! I teach pi

Recent Reviews
DavidH1
Morgan has done a great job and has provided helpful feedback for me and let me know of things I need to work on befor the next lesson. she is also very patient, personable and easy with which to work.
BriandaR
great teacher
RODERICG
alot of fun

Morgan is excellent. She is very patient and very professional. She has gotten back to me right away when I had some scheduling questions.

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Average Cost of Knitting Lessons in Hopkinton, IA

The average cost of 60-minute knitting lessons in Hopkinton 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.
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$23 average
45 min
$31 average
60 min
$63 average

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"Erin helped me build confidence as I ventured into continuing learning knitting; I have run into frustrations trying and stopping but she was able to help me understand my patterns and turn out a beautiful baby coat and booties; patience and great attitude."
rhonda
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Erin was so very patient with me and so kind. She is a great teacher!"
Helen
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Erin is very patient and does not get flustered even when I had technology problems. I can't wait for my next lesson!"
Pat
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"I consider myself an experienced knitter so was surprised to find myself stymied by reading a more difficult pattern. Amy is a pleasure to work with as well as an extremely skilled teacher. Her explanations are clear and in one case her diagram clarified my confusion. I learned, laughed, and left Amy having learned what I needed to learn. I am impressed with her and will call her again."
Pat
Took Knitting lessons from Amy N.
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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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"Experienced and patient first came to mind. Has been a knitting peer and problem solving friend for more than 10 years, and we knit together weekly when not practicing shelter in place."
Yvonne
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"Angela was patient and very helpful.
Can’t wait to learn more
What a wonderful experience. Thank You!!"
Margie DeTour
Took Knitting lessons from Angela C.
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"Very patient. Knows how to read a pattern that's not all there."
Lynda
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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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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"Melisa is a professional knitter. She is very talented in many ways, from knowing about the yarn, the weight of the yarn, and the best yarn for the pattern. Melissa's teaching technique is easy going and easy to understand. I highly recommend Melissa as a kniiting instructor."
Cynthia
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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