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Angela C.

13 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Dutch, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Science from Wheaton College
  • Teaching since 2009
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Angela C.

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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!!

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
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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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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Linda P.
Caring and motivational
Linda
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Dawn Z.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Knitting from WEBS
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Dawn Z.

9 Reviews
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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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Judith
Dawn is very patient with us in our classes and gives very clear instructions to make us become better at it. She also comes up with new fun ideas for us to do for a sewing project. With her help, you can practically make anything
Spirit Y.
Patient, fun, detail and solution oriented. The lessons are for our 15 year old daughter who is completely engaged in each lesson.
Bridget B.
Wonderful person and great teacher!! Very experienced sewer and very good at explaining how to do different sewing methods to my daughter. Highly recommend!

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Lisa B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 1979
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Lisa B.

5 Reviews
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I am a nationally recognized knitting, crochet and jewelry teacher and designer, with over 25 years' of teaching experience. Students describe me as "enthusiastic, patient, knowledgeable, and positively engaging!"

I have built a community of compassionate crafters with a focus on promoting the healing benefits of creative activities. A Craft Yarn Council Certified Teacher, I also write and design patterns and tutorials, and host Creative Adventure Trips. I have taught at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio, where she was also the Director of Education Initiatives, Vogue Knitting Live, Rhinebeck NY State Sheep and Wool Festival, and local yarn stores around the country.

About Lisa

I am a nationallyy recognized knitting, crochet and jewelry teacher and designer, and am certified by the Craft yarn Council. I founded LMB Designs to build a community of compassionate crafters with a focus on promoting the healing benefits of creative activities. I also write and design patterns

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Renée
Lisa has such patience and a very calm approach to teaching knitting and crocheting - especially when taking online classes. Plus she easily manages keeping everyone moving along at their own pace. In a recent dream catcher crochet class, I was much slower and behind most of the others in the class, yet Lisa continually showed me the new stitch over and over again til it clicked. Yet she also would demonstrate the next round of stitches for those crocheting at a faster pace.
Colleen
Lisa is an accomplished crafter who has a wonderful ability to teach crafts to those at various skill levels. She is very attentive and encouraging, a true pleasure to be instructed by. Whether in person or online she is very personable and accommodating. I would highly recommend her as a teacher to anyone seeking knowledge in her areas of expertise.
Tanya
Great experience. Patient instructor who works to include all. Very technically savvy and looks to meet all at their point of need;$

Ellen D.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Ellen D.

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(see crochet lessons as well....)

Knitting:
What would you like to learn? Basic stitching or specific techniques? Learn how to use Ravelry. Get help with a current project. Are you left-handed? Bonus! I teach righty or lefty as needed.

Make a list of “Things I Want to Work On” and we can put together a great lesson plan and schedule. Here are some skills and techniques to think about to get your list started. Ask me about anything else, if you don’t see it here:

Stitches and Techniques –
• Basic or advanced stitches
• Lace and openwork increases and decreases
• How to read charts
• Knitting in the round
• Tubular cast on
• Beading to embellish projects

Math Made Easy -
• Reading the Yarn Ball Band for yarn weights and hook sizes
• Gauge and substituting yarn
• Tackle your niggly math questions

About Ellen

Whether you want to begin knitting or crocheting, or already love to, there’s always something new to learn. I love all aspects of knitting and crochet - color, texture, and creation. And I love sharing all this with my students. I personally enjoy the math of it, and can help make it easy if mat

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Danielle
Ellen is the best knitter/crocheter I've ever met. She's saved several of my projects. She's very patient, doesn't make me feel stupid and she's very helpful. I'd recommend her without reservation.
Carol
Ellen is a great knitter and a great teacher. She has a lot of expertise and patience. She has been knitting for years and knows how to convey it to he students. I definitely recommend her!
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Lucie T.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Lucie T.

2 Reviews
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Online Knitting Teacher

As the daughter of a knit shop owner, I’ve been exposed to knitting my whole life. I’ve been knitting for over 10 years, and my finished projects include sweaters, socks, hats, bags, pillows, and blankets. I teach my students to knit quickly and cleanly. I guarantee that as a result of my instruction, my students will learn to create products that they are proud of!

About Lucie

I am a professional cellist currently working on my master’s degree at the Juilliard School. I received my Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University. As an soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral musician, I have performed in major music venues around the world, from Carnegie Hall in New York to

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Average Cost of Knitting Lessons in Niles, IL

The average cost of 60-minute knitting lessons in Niles is $58. 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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"Erin was a great teacher, very helpful!"
Adele
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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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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"My daughter and I had a fabulous time with Melisa. My daughter took classes over the summer. Melisa is so kind, patient and accommodating. My daughter learned a skill she will have with her forever. I highly recommend Melisa's knitting classes. They are fun and affordable!"
Abril
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"She is the best. A++++++"
Rachel
Took Knitting lessons from Guner A.
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"Jani is very fun to work with and is an easy teacher. You will love knitting with her!"
Mary
Took Knitting lessons from Jami S.
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"Melisa is a great instructor!! She’s been knitting for years and loves sharing her passion for creativity with others. Whether you are a beginner or a veteran knitter, she is able to help you from the most basic skills to learning intricate patterns. I highly recommend booking an individual or group lesson with her!"
Thea
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"Melisa was extremely patient and very nice. She was able to teach me the knitting technique I just couldn't get even after watching youtube videos. Positive experience."
Laura
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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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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"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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"I consider myself an experienced knitter so was surprised to find myself stymied by reading a more difficult pattern. Amy is a pleasure to work with as well as an extremely skilled teacher. Her explanations are clear and in one case her diagram clarified my confusion. I learned, laughed, and left Amy having learned what I needed to learn. I am impressed with her and will call her again."
Pat
Took Knitting lessons from Amy N.
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