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Karen J.

2 Reviews
Wheeling, IL
Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA Social Science, Assoc. Applied Business Principals Data Processing, Ordained Ministerial Counselor from Ohio State University, Cuyahoga Community College, Pathways of Light Spiritual College
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Karen J.

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Learn to knit basics
Hand Made Washcloths - In this beginners class Karen Jacobson will teach you how to cast on, knit, yarn over and bind off to create a homemade wash cloth. You bring yarn (4 1/2 oz. skein of sugar and cream 100% Cotton yarn) and needles (pair size 7 or 8, short ones are easier to work with) and you leave with the pattern and the know how to begin your own projects. This pattern can be easily converted to make other items, from table runners to scarves.
Hand Made Slippers and Baby Booties - Learn to knit and purl. In this more advanced class Karen Jacobson will review knitting basics (cast on, knit, bind off) and will teach you how to purl and make pom-poms to create a pair of homemade baby booties. You bring yarn (2 oz skein 4 ply worsted weight Cotton yarn) and needles (pair 10 1/2) and you leave with the pattern and the know how to begin making your own slippers. This pattern can be easily converted to make adult size slippers as well.

About Karen

I'm a life coach/counselor who'd love to help you get the most out of your life. Rev. Karen J. is an experienced and professional teacher, instructor, and counselor. An expert in Kabbalah, Karen is able to use ancient wisdom with modern techniques to help you to zero in on your issues in a fun, f

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Billie E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • M.S. Operations Research from Stanford
  • Teaches Beginner
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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 unders

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Dawn Z.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Knitting from WEBS
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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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 a patient teacher.

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 sessi

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Jenny J.
Dawn was wonderful. I had a laptop issue and she called to see if everything was okay. She explained everything in detail. She is very patient. I can see myself taking more classes from her in the future.
Cheryl
Dawn is an excellent quilting teacher. She came to my lesson well prepared and gave me numerous tips and then E-mailed me them so I would not forget them. She taught me the basics of piecing and why this is important for your block to look nice. Her visual aids are good. She is very friendly and patient to learn with. I now plan on booking lesson weekly.
Anna
She is just amazing. Very patient with my 12 years old daughter. Highly recommend!

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Amy N.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Hebrew, Spanish
  • BFA in Industrial Design from Carnegie-Mellon University
  • Teaching since 2013
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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.

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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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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!)
Barbara N.
Amy is a very experienced knitter which is what I am looking for. She is patient and answers questions so I can understand. She lets me choose my projects and encourages me to tackle harder patterns. Most important to me is I can call her during the week and ask for help when I need it and don't have to wait until class.
Scarlet
Awesome 1st lesson, Amy is a fount (font?) of information, I can't wait for the next lesson!
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Myrlene M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Teaches students Male: Not accepting at this time; Female: 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
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Myrlene M.

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I have 7 years of experience teaching crochet/knitting. I teach beginner and intermediate classes for students (5th Grade-High School), and adults. Learning how to crochet/knit is very therapeutic. I would love to help you learn how to crochet or how to knit. I have a curriculum that builds on each lesson. This is a perfect time to learn a new hobby!

About Myrlene

Hi, there! My name is Myrlene and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching crochet/knitting lessons since 2013, and love helping my students learn how to crochet/knit, a hat, scarf, blanket, how to read a pattern, etc. My certification is from the Craft Yarn Council. I enjoy cooking/and discove

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Bonnie N.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks Chinese, english
  • Certified Knitting Instructor from CYC (Craft Yarn Council)
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Bonnie N.

2 Reviews
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I am a certified knitting instructor from CYC (Craft Yarn Council ). I have over 35 years of knitting experience. I like to work with all kinds of yarn cheap or expensive, from lace to chunky yarn.
Teaching and designing are my true passion.
No worry about how far you can go, let's just pick yarn and needles work on 1st stitch, open up the joy of handmade.

About Bonnie

Designing and teaching are my true passion. I am a certified knitting instructor from CYC (Craft Yarn Council ). I have over 35 years of knitting experience. I have worked with many types of yarn, from lace to chunky weight yarn. I have so much knitting experience want to share with you. Just le

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Mary
Bonnie was terrific. She is patient, knowledgeable, effective, efficient and creative. She is an excellent problem solver and can figure out any level of pattern complexity.
Debbie
Bonnie is an outstanding instructor with over 35 years of experience of knitting. She is certified and has the expertise to be able to teach from beginner to experienced students. I totally recommend her!

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Average Cost of Knitting Lessons in Algonquin, IL

The average cost of 60-minute knitting lessons in Algonquin is $62. 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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"Jane was a lovely and kind. She taught with much patience as I continuously dropped stitches, she assure me and then use my mistakes to include another skill within the lesson. So, in this one-hour lesson I learned to knit, purl, decrease and undo stitches when I made a mistake! It was a really nice class!"
Delores
Took Knitting lessons from Jane H.
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"As I was having a difficult time as a knitter, I came across Kathy at MFY. She is an excellent instructor with lots of patience and guidance. She can answer any question you may have. No question seems to be too difficult for her to answer. Her passion for knitting is contagious! Love this lady!"
Linda
Took Knitting lessons from Kathy N.
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"She is the best. A++++++"
Rachel
Took Knitting lessons from Guner A.
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"I really enjoyed knitting with Jane. I was a complete beginner and she was very patient and helpful. As a result of my sessions with her I am much more confident and can now make progress on my own."
Julia
Took Knitting lessons from Jane H.
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"Great start to lessons in brioche!"
MaryBeth
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"I really enjoyed my first lesson with Jane! She is really nice passionate about what she does! Can’t wait the next lesson!"
Valeria Gilardoni
Took Knitting lessons from Jane H.
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"Knowledgeable, easy to follow, and nice."
Shari Binkney
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Jane is an excellent teacher! She is very clear with instructions and very patient! I excited to continue working with Jane! Thanks so much!"
Lisa Sanders
Took Knitting lessons from Jane H.
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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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"Very patient and knowledgeable!"
Pam
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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