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Maureen G.

2 Reviews
Hingham, MA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 1987
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Maureen G.

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I began knitting when I was twelve years old; I sat beside my neighbor, Mrs. Turner, and listened to her stories while I watched her wooden straight needles move expertly along, clacking-clacking in counterpoint to the crackling of the wood in the corner stove. Mrs. Turner had a laid back approach to teaching knitting. The point of knitting wasn't simply to produce a useful item: it was to enjoy the process. If you made a mistake, just unmake it and try again. The worst that could happen was you would end up with two sticks and some string.

When you're twelve, life is filled with drama. Knitting was not. It has always been a meditative, nurturing retreat. There have been times in my life when I've knitted more, times when I've knitted less. But the lessons I learned from knitting have served me well over the years: patience, perseverance, and keeping it all in perspective.

I'd love to share this craft with someone else. Come, learn to knit and see what else you might learn ...

About Maureen

I have been knitting for more than 35 years, and was taught by a neighbor when I was 12 years old. I found it fascinating and rewarding to transform something disorganized (a ball of yarn) into something purposeful and beautiful. As I grew up, and my world expanded, I found the world of fiber was

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Elizabeth Shestakova
Excellent teacher with a lot of experience and knowlege of knitting. Demonstrates and explains concepts in a way that makes it easy to understand.
Liz
Awesome knitting teacher, who has a lot of experience and explains things so that they are easy to understand.
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Nicole S.

3 Reviews
Watertown, MA
Starting at $17
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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 m

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Mari
Fantastic! Very knowledgeable
Kischa
I had a great experience.. Nicole was very patient with me, even through the technical difficulties.
Oliver O.
Nicole is kind and patient, willing to keep working until you understand ❤️
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Jeanmarie J.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Music from Stony Brook University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jeanmarie J.

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Previously a professional online poker player, I bring the tools needed to succeed at online tournament play, including sit n gos, as well as large tournaments. We will cover ICM theory, poker psychology, bankroll management, and more, in addition to basic game play and concepts.

About Jeanmarie

My passion is music and my greatest joy is sharing that passion. My teaching style is adapted to each student, customized lesson plans and curriculum designed to teach and challenge but also ensure the student is enjoying the experience by basing lessons on music in which the student is interested

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Edward A.
Very good instructor. She has the right temprament for me being an older student.
Tracey L.
She was very thorough..plus her style of teaching will definitely benefit me in the long run!!
Debbie N.
Jeanmarie helped me to learn the proper way to hold the cello and the bow. She watched carefully to be sure I maintained that throughout the lesson. I am pleased that she is going to be sure I learn to play the cello well to prevent injuries. She also gave me some very basic bowing and finger exercises to practice this first week so I begin to build correct muscle memory before I go on to working with sheet music.

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Harish K.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Bachelor of Computer Application from SMS College
  • Awarded State level 9th place from Karnataka state chess association
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Harish K.

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Teaching since 2010
Trained uscf candidate Master and top u8 player in the world

About Harish

Harish Kumar International Chess Coach. He won Regional Chess Championship for 6th time and Achieved 2004 Rating at Chess.com and Internet Chess Club. Got Arena Grandmaster title from FIDE Classes will be conducted through Skype, Internet Chess club Already Trained 150+ USCF and Fide

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Simon
Very helpful instructor. Gave great resources, looking forward to next lesson.
Sophie D.
Good classes. The kids like it.
Inga
Harish was a wonderful teacher to my son and taught him many chess strategies.

Fierra G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Bachelor's Degree of Science in Fashion Technology: Apparel Design from Buffalo State College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Fierra G.

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Each lesson is very detailed at a pace comfortable for the student. Each lesson is progressive and can set the foundations for more intricate and extravagant projects. Student will learn how to read patterns, various tips and tricks to improve quality, and receive downloadable quick sheets and patterns. Send me your crochet goals NOW! :-)

About Fierra

I am a Fiber Artist who possesses a Bachelor's Degree of Science in Fashion Technology with a concentration in Apparel Design. I graduated from Buffalo State College in 2007. I have held various management positions at several retail stores including Old Navy, Target, Victoria's Secret, Journey's,

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Barbara A.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $19
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 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 crea

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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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"My first lesson with Mya was great. She's helpful, understanding and patient. I will definitely recommend her to anyone who is interested in sewing."
Tiara
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Ok I literally just ended my lesson with Trivia and I wanted to make sure I wrote this review before I forgot. She is AMAZING. Her personality is so fun to start. No question is stupid and she REALLY knows her stuff. I had a project in mind that I've been wanting to work on for cosplay but I just had no idea how to approach the concept. I had messaged Trivia in advance to see if that was something she could help me with since this wasn't exactly a typical sewing lesson. She responded incredibly quick and said it was something we could do. She was able to fit me into a short notice class and broke everything down for me making what I thought would be an overwhelming project seem so much more simple now. I can't wait to start and I will definitely be in touch with her again the further I progress.
And just one other cool tidbit. I am in California and she is in Texas which I thought just added a little something more special to the lesson.
Thank you Trivia! Can't wait to talk again soon."
Ramona
Took Sewing lessons from Trivia D.
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"Ken is great. The first lesson was clear, organized and interesting. Seven of us took part in the zoom lesson and everyone loved it"
Douglas
Took Bridge lessons from Ken M.
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"Siddharth is very pleasant, patient, and knowledgeable. Glad I got the lessons."
Gary Lilienfield
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Very explicit, easy to understand and to follow. I Have improved my game since JP is my instructor, thank you!"
Marcos
Took Billiards lessons from James (JP) R.
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"We booked Kat for an Origami team-building event. Kat was energetic and kept the team engaged. Amazing for all skill levels. Highly recommended!"
La Tasha
Took Origami lessons from Kat M.
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"excellent lesson - felicia is a a delight to work with"
angela
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Great teacher. Smart, patient, easy going, and really knows the game of chess."
Dan
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Easy to talk to. Takes time to listen Thorough. Knows his poker. Has a good lesson plan."
Roxann
Took Poker lessons from Eric W.
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"Eli was great! Related well with my 10 year old son and taught him a few things in just the hour lesson. We will book more lessons with Eli for sure."
Dimitri
Took Chess lessons from Eli K.
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