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Dawn Z.

37 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Knitting from WEBS
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Dawn Z.

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Drop the stress not your stitches. Learn to knit in a fun environment. Increase your knitting confidence with me as your stitching coach.

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About Dawn

High school librarian by day, crafter for life. I'm an award winning embroider, quilter and knitter. I advise a high school sewing club as well as volunteer with Days for Girls and church prayer shawl ministry. Please note, during the summers my schedule is more flexible when school is not in sessio

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Cheryl
I have been taking quilting lessons from Dawn for many months now and I have found her to be a kind, patient and compassionate teacher. She is so helpful between lessons with questions and has videos to help. Being an older student with medical issues comes with challenges but she faces them with grace and compassion.
Maahalakshmi V.
It was great
Roanna (12) and Ellen (11) B.
Our first lesson with Dawn was great. She is patient and very thorough, and covers a lot of ground in a short amount of time. An amazing value, and superb teacher!
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Melisa M.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Melisa M.

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Clear, easy instruction and lots of patience. I love to teach others something new and bring them to a place of refreshing rest as they learn to create new and wonderful things. Adult Beginners and Intermediate levels are welcome. I will teach the basics for beginners - Cast on/off, knit/purl stitches, increasing/decreasing and we will finish with a project. Intermediates usually need help getting started again, finishing a project or help with a pattern, I will also teach you new stitch patterns to have fun with.

About Melisa

I love to teach and I am very patient. I first learned to knit as a 21 yr old in Norway over 35 years ago. I/ve learned that knitting is a great way to relax, it is repetitious so it is also great for those with anxiety and other problems related to stress or focusing. I have been teaching childr

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Christine
I've going from knowing nothing to really having fun with knitting in 3 lessons. Melisa is obviously a very experienced knitter and instructor, and lovely to work with!
Lynda D.
Very patient and helpful.
Donna Warren
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!
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Amy N.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Hebrew
  • Teaching since 2013
  • 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

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Carolyn R.
Amy very compassionately helps new beginners to crochet. She problem solves to help students learn better. Thank you, Amy!
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!
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Maria R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Certified Knitting Instructor from The Knitting Guild Association
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Maria R.

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I am an experienced knitting teacher and am certified to teach knitting by The Knitting Guild Association (TKGA) and the Craft Yarn Council of America. My goal is to educate and preserve for future generations the appreciation of hand knitting as a fiber art that provides stress relief, is a creative outlet, and provides a sense of accomplishment.

I truly enjoy teaching others to knit and have enjoyed 15 years of helping new knitter's confidence soar and creativity grow while teaching knitting in various venues throughout Los Angeles and Orange Counties including Pasadena City College, Monrovia Adult School, the City of Santa Fe Springs, City of Glendale, City of Orange and City of Whittier.

Since 2004 I’ve taught hundreds of people the craft of knitting. While developing a well-organized teaching approach, creating effective lesson plans and fun methods of teaching basic to advanced techniques and sharpening my ability to tailor my teaching skills to fit the needs of all ...

About Maria

I am an experienced knitting teacher and am certified to teach knitting by The Knitting Guild Association (TKGA) and crochet by the Craft Yarn Council of America. My goal is to educate and preserve for future generations the appreciation of hand knitting and crochet as fiber arts that provide stress

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Nicole S.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks English
  • Child Development & Urban Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts Univeristy
  • Teaching since 2011
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Nicole S.

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Go at your own pace and have fun are my knitting mottos! I teach continental style knitting and have been teaching beginners to knit for over 5 years. Together we'll experience the excitement that comes when you cast on something new, learn a new stich, or finish a favorite project.

I'm can start with the basics (cast on, knit stitch, purl stitch) or jump straight into helping on a project you have planned (or started and got stuck on? don't worry - it happens to all of us!). There is no limit to the kind or number of projects we can do. I have plenty of project ideas and am always happy to help with your ideas, too.

About Nicole

My grandmother taught me to knit when I was 11 years old, and after taking a few years off I picked up the hobby again in my 20s. Now in my 30s I am an avid knitter - there are always several projects on my needles (I need one I can travel with, one I can do while watching TV, and usually one I'm ma

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Belva
Nicole was very knowledgeable and patient. I look forward to our next lesson.
Beth Garrison
Ok - this was incredible. I go in with a really wonky purl stitch and she was able to recognize what I was doing wrong! I thought I was knitting/purling continental style and she noticed it wasn't that at all - but Norwegian knitting/purling and got me on the right track. I would recommend her in a heartbeat, I have been to two other in person instructors with little success and she was able to fix my problem over zoom!
Betsy
Nicole is just wonderful. I could not ask for a better knitting teacher!!!
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Kelly M.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Kelly M.

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I started teaching knitting when I was 15, to both those younger and older than me. What I think I bring to the table is an extraordinary amount of patience and excitement! I remember very clearly when I was learning to knit when I was around 10, how stressed out and frustrated I kept getting. I know that the learning process is different for every single person so I strive to make sure you are comfortable and we are only going at the pace that works best for you. This can be a life long fun and satisfying activity (once the stress part goes away!)

About Kelly

Hi! I have been knitting for around 20+ years now (about 2/3rds of my life) and love to share that with others! When I was in high school, I started teaching lessons at a yarn shop and realized how much I enjoyed working with others. Professionally I have held several customer service and management

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Average Cost of Knitting Lessons in Shenandoah, IA

The average cost of 60-minute knitting lessons in Shenandoah is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $155 per hour.
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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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"GREAT TEACHER! GREAT PATIENCE! WONDERFUL PERSONALITY! A++++++++!"
Karen
Took Knitting lessons from Kim K.
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"Kim has such an extensive background and is such a patient teacher! she is great at explaining the basics and getting you comfortable working thru patterns. I am so excited to see my progress as I continue lessons with her! She has reinvigorated my desire to knit/crochet and advance my skills! the only downside is having to do the lessons online from Florida! I wish I could take them in person with her!"
purvi
Took Knitting lessons from Kim K.
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"Fabulous experience. Thoroughly enjoyable and Kim solved my knitting problem."
Linda
Took Knitting lessons from Kim K.
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"Kim is great, very specific for my first lesson giving me a lot of information and specifics before we started the knitting part, I found that into wonderful! The lesson for someone who has never picked up needles before was the perfect speed. I have the lessons recorded so I can watch while I practice. Kim if you're reading this, thank you for making feel so comfortable even when I was clumsy 🤗."
Jackie
Took Knitting lessons from Kim K.
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"Taking lessons with Kim has been a real treat! She is always willing to go the extra mile and help me during and between my lessons! She is very knowledgeable, but more importantly, she has a real passion for the work she does! Her lessons are so much fun and I'm learning really fast!!!"
Milena
Took Knitting lessons from Kim K.
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"Melisa is so patient and great company. A very aspirational teacher."
Simone
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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"Bonnie is a great resource for knitting help! She's knowledgeable and patient. We did have a few tech issues, but she gave me extra time, which was above and beyond, since the issues mostly were from my end. I do have to say though, that a zoom lesson doesn't compare to being together in person, but it's still a good option when that isn't available."
Susan
Took Knitting lessons from Bonnie N.
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"Fiona is very patient and a great teacher!"
Stephanie
Took Knitting lessons from Fiona S.
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