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Speaks English, Dutch, Spanish
Teaching since 2009
Bachelor of Science from Wheaton College
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.
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
Speaks Chinese Mandarin
Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Learn how to grow your own organic vegetable at your backyard. Join my exclusive program that explore all the phases of creating and enjoying an edible garden, from designing, composting and plant care to harvesting and preserving.
I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects
Teaches students 8 and up
Teaching since 2019
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Rebecca S.Book Now
I started sewing when I was in middle school and still have a few of my first projects. I enjoy teaching new skills to everyone and love when my students "figure it out."
Hi there! Thank for taking a look at my profile. I started my teaching career as a math teacher 17 years ago and have recently branched into sewing and violin lessons. As a trained teacher, I am well versed at giving multiple examples and giving the student time to figure out and solve the proble
Teaches students 7 and up
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
International relations and Middle Eastern Studies from University of Arkansas
Morgan M.Book Now
I have been knitting for nearly a decade now, and along the way what I’ve learned is that people thrive when they are being encouraged. I believe that every person can learn to knit if they are willing to be patient and gentle with themselves. Knitting is simply a relationship between the brain, the hands, and yarn. I do not like to tell people there is a “right or wrong” way to knit. As long as you get the desired results and are able to translate instructions, that’s great! I am an ambidextrous knitter, meaning I knit English and Continental style (left or right handed knitting). I also love teaching knitters of all ages- especially children or older adults who have never tried to knit before.
Positivity, grace, gentleness, and a positive attitude are what I rely on most heavily to teach. I truly believe that every single person can learn to knit in an hour. I have taught lessons to groups of thirty women at a time in Uganada with only two sets of knitting needles, and ...
Greetings! My name is Morgan and I have been knitting for nearly a decade now. I believe that knitting is a deeply meditative experience and that it can be an emotionally and mentally healing exercise. Also, there are few things more satisfying than casting off a beautiful piece and wearing it
Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching since 2012
Janet P.Book Now
Have you tried watching YouTube videos to learn to knit, but found it difficult to keep up, or couldn’t find exactly what you were looking for? Do you have a specific project or a particular stitches you want to learn? I’ll “meet YOU where are YOU are” and tailor our time together to help you achieve your vision of a beautiful hand-knit item! We’ll repeat steps as often and as slowly as needed to help you master the skills necessary to accomplish your own knitting goals, from cast-on to cables and all points in between!
Enthusiasm, flexibility, patience and joy are a few of the things I bring to each knitting lesson! I really enjoy helping others feel the enormous satisfaction that comes with fulfilling their vision of a beautiful handmade item!
Speaks English, Vietnamese
Teaches students 6 and up
Teaching since 2014
Huyen G.Book Now
I learned crocheting since I was a little girl. I can make hats, gloves, scarves, decoration stuffs... I love to share my hobbies with all my students!
I was born in Vietnam and just came to America 2 years ago. Teaching is my passion, both Vietnamese and Crocheting . My students said that I am very patient, enthusiastic and responsible! And the improvement of students is my happiness!
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