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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
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Child Development & Urban Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts Univeristy
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Bonnie N.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks Chinese, english
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bonnie N.

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I am a certified knitting instructor from CYC (Craft Yarn Council ). I have over 35 years of knitting experience. I like to work with all kinds of yarn cheap or expensive, from lace to chunky yarn.
Teaching and designing are my true passion.
No worry about how far you can go, let's just pick yarn and needles work on 1st stitch, open up the joy of handmade.

About Bonnie

I am a certified knitting instructor from CYC (Craft Yarn Council ). I have over 35 years of knitting experience. I have worked with many types of yarn, from lace to chunky weight yarn. I am a published designer and have had my designs have published in Interweave magazine. Designing and te

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Mary
Bonnie was terrific. She is patient, knowledgeable, effective, efficient and creative. She is an excellent problem solver and can figure out any level of pattern complexity.
Debbie
Bonnie is an outstanding instructor with over 35 years of experience of knitting. She is certified and has the expertise to be able to teach from beginner to experienced students. I totally recommend her!

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Filipina L.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Tagalog
  • Awarded Literary Award in Filipino from Divine Word Academy of Dagupan
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Filipina L.

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I find rest in creating wearable arts such as polymer clay charms and wired jewelries. Beautiful and cute things inspire me. It is very therapeutic and rewarding. Whether you want to engage in art therapy, customize tokens for gifts and give-away, earn extra by selling handmade crafts, I can help you learn. :-)

About Filipina

As my name indicates, I am passionate about the Filipino (Tagalog) language. I was conferred a Literary Award in Filipino when I graduated. I am a Language Interpreter by profession, bridging communication between Filipino and English speakers. I have a Masters Degree with an emphasis on Teaching,

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Chrizsean
Very passionate teacher, highly recommended!
Megan Whitaker
Filipina is the best instructor! She is kind, patient, and encouraging. I am a beginner in Tagalog and she has made me feel so comfortable with the language.
Mayroon akong pinakamahusay na guro!
Megan Whitaker
Filipina was thorough and very positive! I look forward to our next session!
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Kevin F.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks French
  • BA from Harding University
  • Awarded Graduate Assistantship from Azusa Pacific University
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Kevin F.

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This is kind of a broad topic, but I play a wide variety of games and enjoy many aspects of them, from chess to card games to that blasted Minesweeper! Want to know why you never land on Boardwalk in Monopoly? We can talk about that too!

About Kevin

I have had a fairly diverse musical background, including playing with bands and orchestras, as well as participating in choral groups and opera. I have a master's degree in music performance for wind conducting, and a bachelor's degree in music with an emphasis on piano performance. I have taug

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Jim Atherton
Kevin pays close attention to details and helps you to get it right.
Oscar
thanks a lot.
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Jane H.

19 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA (Hons) Jewish History from University College London
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Jane H.

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I love knitting, enjoying making a huge variety of items using many different techniques. I knit using the English style, having grown up in Cheshire, England, but also knit using the Continental style of knitting too. I have been teaching knitting in groups and on a one to one basis for a few years. My students have ranged in age from 8 years old to 80 years old.
If you need help with a specific project, learning a new technique or just starting out as a beginner knitter, please get in touch.

About Jane

I love hand crafts and was attracted to hand knitted items from an early age. I'm a qualified elementary school teacher, having taught both in London and Boston. I have also worked with high school students and adults in museum education, having a masters in Museum and Gallery Education. I love k

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Ellen
Jane was an excellent knitting instructor.
Maria P.
Jane is very patient and explains things very well.
martine
Jane is an amazing teacher kind patient her knowledge is outstanding worth the money, and of course being British goes along with learning how to knit and have a cup of Tea and biscuits this is a great way to keep oneself out of the fridge!!! have fun martine

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"I contacted Mya in the beginning of January because I was in the process of applying to fashion school and needed help and guidance constructing my design ideas. After I showed her my patterns, fabrics, and sketches, she confidently reassured me that everything would be okay. I came to Mya's home studio three-to-four days a week for three weeks. And during each lesson, she was incredibly patient in explaining sewing terminology, demonstrating techniques, and making suggestions on how to improve my designs. She was so knowledgeable that, at times, I felt like I was taking a college level sewing class. Seriously, I LEARNED SO MUCH! Moreover, Mya was sweet, funny, and incredibly hospitable. One evening, when I arrived to her house with pants wet from snow (because I had spent 1.5 hours digging my car out of my parking space), she gave me temporary clothes to wear while mine dried in front of her heater! No matter when I showed up, she always greeted with a big smile. I truly felt welcomed and accepted in her presence. And, even better, I finished my sewing projects nearly a week before my application deadline!!! THANK YOU, MYA :-D"
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"Vena is very knowlegable about patternmaking and haute couture techniques. Besides, that she also helps me to see exactly were difficulties could come up, so that I wouldn't get into the usual beginner troubles!

As a person, she is calm and positiv minded. If you search for someone that knows a lot, has experience in the industry and it super precise- I can really recommend her!"
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Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Erin was great, helped me build a pattern from something with no information. From beginner to advanced or an intermediate crocheter like me, Erin’s your girl !"
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Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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