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Karen J.

2 Reviews
Wheeling, IL
Starting at $60
  • BA Social Science, Assoc. Applied Business Principals Data Processing, Ordained Ministerial Counselor from Ohio State University, Cuyahoga Community College, Pathways of Light Spiritual College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1995
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Karen J.

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Private Knitting Teacher

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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Caring and motivational
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Angela C.

13 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Dutch, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaching since 2009
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Angela C.

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Private Knitting Teacher

Have you always wanted to learn to knit? I can teach you the in's and out's of knitting from beginning to end. Want to learn a new technique and need a little help? I often will take the time to learn new techniques just for the challenge of it. I have taught since 2010 and love knitting anything from washcloths to ornaments to socks and sweaters and beyond. This is a portable and relaxing activity.

About Angela

I learned to crochet in grade school, taught myself to knit and learned to sew from my mother at a very early age. Teaching grade school children/students is my passion. I believe learning to knit and sew can help students learn a level of patience and persistence that will help them in their schoo

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Krista N.
Angela is a very knowledgeable instructor! She helped me come up with different ways to construct garments for my unique business and sped up my surging and sewing skills in just 5 lessons. She’s very patient and excellent at explaining things in depth and easy for a beginner to understand. I would definitely recommend Angela!
Rasha
Very lovely and welcoming teacher. She asked my daughter about her goal and worked with her patiently to achieve it. We might come back again next year.
Margie DeTour
Angela was patient and very helpful.
Can’t wait to learn more
What a wonderful experience. Thank You!!

Eleni G.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Greek
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Eleni G.

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Private Knitting Teacher

I learned to knit as an 8 year old from my grandmother. I love the way knitting allows me to connect with memories from my past and create one of a kind gifts for the people in my life!

Happy to walk you through anything from the basic stitches to lace knitting, color work, knitting in the round, and following patterns.

About Eleni

I am a versatile horn player with experience as a solo, chamber, and orchestral musician. I love working with students and seeing them grow week to week. Regardless of your goals on the horn, studying music is a great way to discover new aspects of yourself, build problem solving skills, and find

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Leanna
I have had the pleasure of working with Eleni in orchestra and in a quintet. She is an incredible horn player as well as a wonderful person! Eleni is energetic, positive, kind and supportive. She has great techniques for working on musical problems, and is very clear in her instructions. I definitely recommend working with Eleni!!

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Barbara A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Barbara A.

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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 crea

Melisa M.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches students Male: Not accepting at this time; Female: 10 to 65
  • Bachelors Degree - Clothing Textiles & Fashion from Murray State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Melisa M.

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Online Knitting Teacher

Self time to learn something new and relaxing. Knitting has been part of my life for over 25 years. I love to teach others something new and and bring them to a place of refreshing rest at they create. Beginners and Intermediate levels are welcome.

About Melisa

I love to teach. I first learned to knit as a 21 yr old that decided to move to Norway from Kentucky to be with my boyfriend after I graduated from college. My mother-in-law taught me how over 35 years ago. Knitting is a great way to relax, it is repetitious so it is great for those with anxiety

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Yvonne
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.
Susan
Melisa is a very experienced knitter. Even though she is at such a high level, she can instruct others and explain techniques in a very understandable way. She enjoys watching students gain confidence and improve their skills. Very few knitters have Melisa’s mastery of this art or the ability that she has to teach it.

Billie E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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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.

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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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Average Cost of Knitting Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute knitting lessons in Chicago 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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$34 average
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$63 average

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"She is the best. A++++++"
Rachel
Took Knitting lessons from Guner A.
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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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"I'm a complete beginner and Jane made me feel so comfortable and confident. I feel I'm doing really well now and will go back to Jane for more lessons when I need."
Sammy
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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"Melisa is a very experienced knitter. Even though she is at such a high level, she can instruct others and explain techniques in a very understandable way. She enjoys watching students gain confidence and improve their skills. Very few knitters have Melisa’s mastery of this art or the ability that she has to teach it."
Susan
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"I'm a beginner at knitting and Jane helped me with my first scarf, which I was able to finish in time to gift it to my partner for Christmas. I had turned a simple project into a complicated mess, and Jane showed me how to fix it. What a huge relief! She is so patient and kind, all in all, a great teacher. I highly recommend her!"
June
Took Knitting lessons from Jane H.
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"Very knowledgeable. I think my knitting problem is solved."
Tracey
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Amy is a wonderful teacher. She’s very kind and encouraging. She was very patient helping us fix mistakes we made and more importantly taught us how to identify what had gone wrong and how to fix it ourselves. She was always happy to offer advice on projects we wanted to do as well."
Pooja
Took Knitting lessons from Amy N.
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"My knitting lesson was wonderful! Rhiannon is a great teacher -- and a very skilled knitter. I highly recommend her."
Rachel
Took Knitting lessons from Rhiannon P.
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"It was a great start. Angela answered my questions and helped me understand what my next steps would be. She was assigned homework 😊,"
Luce
Took Knitting lessons from Angela C.
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