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Jane H.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Jane H.

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I love knitting, enjoying making a huge variety of items using many different techniques. I knit using the English style, having grown up in Cheshire, England, but also knit using the Continental style of knitting too. I have been teaching knitting in groups and on a one to one basis for a few years. My students have ranged in age from 8 years old to 80 years old.
If you need help with a specific project, learning a new technique or just starting out as a beginner knitter, please get in touch.

About Jane

I love hand crafts and was attracted to hand knitted items from an early age. I'm a qualified elementary school teacher, having taught both in London and Boston. I have also worked with high school students and adults in museum education, having a masters in Museum and Gallery Education. I love kn

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April
Fantastic! Easy to work with. Very patient and kind. Thanks, Jane!
Shelley
I think Jane will be able to help me through a gauge related knitting weak area I’ve had for years. I’m excited to get to the next lessons. She’s very knowledgeable and had at her fingertips anything we needed to keep digging for answers and examples. Couldn’t have asked for a better suited match for me.
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Barbara A.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $21
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Barbara A.

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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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Karen F.
Barbara was super. My on line session wasn’t working so she set up her zoom and taught that way. She is an excellent on line teacher. She was able to help me make sense of my pattern and followed along with me patiently. Looking forward to our next session.
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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Dawn Z.

37 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Elizabeth S.

43 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Elizabeth S.

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Are you looking to take up a new, relaxing hobby? Or maybe it's been a couple of years and you need a refresher? For the more experienced crafters, even if you just need help with a new project, I can get you where you want to be! With my guidance you'll be able to cast on and knit, and as time goes on you'll be creating wonderful garments in your own unique style. I specialize in sock knitting, colorwork, and pattern reading and writing, typically using my own books and teaching materials, as well as: printed material, online resources, YouTube videos, and podcasts. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels - so whether you're just starting out or want to learn something new, I'm your girl!

About Elizabeth

Hi there! My name is Elizabeth and I was 9 years old when my grandma taught me how to crochet - and I've been writing patterns and making custom creations ever since. With over 10,000 downloads of my published knitting patterns and a flawless five-star rating I'm sure I can find a solution to what a

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Christina
.Very flexible with scheduling and very helpful!
Jan wollet
Elizabeth was so kind and helpful with learning brioche knitting. She explained and showed it in steps that was easy to understand and follow. I will definitely be back for more lessons. Highly recommend.
Brooks B.
I have had several knitting lessons with Elizabeth in the past few months. I was looking for a knitting instructor to help me learn how to follow Ann Budd's method, which is a knitting recipe. It's actually very complicated and above my skill set. However, Elizabeth patiently helped every step of the way, and I have learned so many helpful tips along the way. I will be booking more lessons with her in the future.
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Amy N.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Hebrew
  • BFA in Industrial Design from Carnegie-Mellon University
  • 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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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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Nicole S.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $17
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 7 and up
  • Child Development & Urban Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts Univeristy
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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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Average Cost of Knitting Lessons in Apple River, IL

The average cost of 60-minute knitting lessons in Apple River 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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"Very patient kind teacher"
Leslie Foge
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Kim is very passionate about knitting and other needle crafts. She is very knowledgeable and freely imparts what she knows. She is friendly, flexible and patient."
Alan
Took Knitting lessons from Kim K.
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"she is just great. she makes learning fun. couldn't get any better than this."
Mirna K.
Took Knitting lessons from Guner A.
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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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"amy is extremely patient and easy to understand. She is starting me on an easy project and looking forward to our next session"
Barbara
Took Knitting lessons from Amy N.
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"i've had 2 classes with kim and am very happy with her so far. i'm looking to work consistently with her because she is very knowledgeable about knitting and explains things very well. highly recommended."
naomi
Took Knitting lessons from Kim K.
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"Kim was very helpful with a pattern I was having trouble understanding. I highly recommend her."
Deb
Took Knitting lessons from Kim K.
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"Erin is an awesome instructor. I recommend her to anyone especially if you are new to knitting. She is a talented knitter and 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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"Kim is great. Very patient, helpful and personable. Taught me to cast on and start knitting slippers. Very glad to be learning from her."
Megan
Took Knitting lessons from Kim K.
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