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Erin R.

61 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Theater Arts from Point Park University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Erin R.

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I've been teaching knitting for 10 years and my students have gone on to create bags, scarves, headbands, and bracelets. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to complete a headband or scarf and as time goes on you'll be able to knit a hat in the round. I specialize in working with heavy weight yards and creating a funky, wildly textured projects. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Erin

I have been working as a knitting and crochet artist since 2004. I am a Craft Yarn Council certified knitting and crochet instructor and have been teaching professionally since 2010. This includes locations such as Michaels Arts and Crafts, Bedford Stuyvesant Collegiate Charter School and Bruckner F

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Vanessa
Wonderful!!! She enjoyed every minute of it!
Rachel J.
Rachel enjoys it a lot!
Lilly Q.
Erin is great!! She is very patient and knowledgeable!!
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Elizabeth S.

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

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Certified Knitting Instructor from The Knitting Guild Association
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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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Barbara A.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $21
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • 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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Nicole S.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 7 and up
  • 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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Amy N.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Hebrew
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • BFA in Industrial Design from Carnegie-Mellon University
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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
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The average cost of 60-minute knitting lessons in Leland 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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"Erin is a great explainer and helps any way she can!"
Shari Binkney
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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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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"Erin was really good. Slow, easy, and encouraging which is just what someone who is just starting out needs!"
Sharan
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Bonnie really knows her stuff. Reading patterns is hard for a first timer and she goes through the patterns well. She does well teaching online and makes it easy to follow."
Sophia
Took Knitting lessons from Bonnie N.
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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 great. Very patient, clear, pleasant and calm!"
Carin Nardone
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Tiffani was very patient and helpful.- guiding me through each step. In just a short time I was able to move from beginner to intermediate skill level."
Samantha
Took Knitting lessons from Tiffani V.
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"I am a beginner knitter with an ambitious goal of learning how to knit wool socks. Kim was very patient, positive, and helpful."
Eunita
Took Knitting lessons from Kim K.
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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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"Erin is an outstanding instructor. She is very, very knowledgeable. I have a pattern and it was poorly written. She was able to untangle it and explain it to me so that I can work on it independently. She is very patient. I would highly recommend her to anyone learning knitting, stuck on a pattern, or want to expand on their knitting skills. She has a lot of knowledge and can explain and impart this knowledge very well. She is a truly great instructor."
Natalie
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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