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Nicole S.

3 Reviews
Watertown, MA
Starting at $17
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • 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 ❤️

Maureen G.

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

John S.

Somerville, MA
Starting at $84
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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John S.

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I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in education from Harvard University. In addition, I have trained as a long distance runner. I was on my high school and college track and cross country team. I continue to run today and train for half-marathons and marathons.

I have taught chess with the US Chess Center in Washington, DC. I have created several after school and in school chess programs in DC, Ohio and Boston. I was a program officer for a small nonprofit that taught chess in hospitals, libraries and schools throughout the Massachusetts area. I have taught chess to both children and adults with a wide range of abilities. I was the Vice President of the Massachusetts Chess Association for 5 years.

About John

I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in e

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Atousa P.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $59
  • Speaks English, Farsi, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded World Youth Champion from International Chess Federation
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Atousa P.

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Learn Chess from a Woman Chess Grand Master!

She's been teaching chess from beginner to advanced level for more than 10 years.
She's been playing chess professionally Since 1996.

About Atousa

Becoming the world youth champion at 12 and chess Grand Master at 20, would have never been possible without receiving the best chess lessons from my trainers and coaches. Everyone needs guidance in chess, I’m here to share my knowledge with you. Despite being a professional chess player since I

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Neil S.
Very knowledgeable and patient teacher.
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Attousa,

Was absolutely exquisite. Very patient and also informative. I felt very comfortable and informed after our lesson. Looking forward to more. Thank you.
Stefan
I realize I should have started taking lessons earlier! I started playing chess as an adult, and after one lesson I feel I now know what to start focusing on. Atousa is extremely professional and a very nice and patient instructor that works with a structured approach to find out where your weaknesses and strengths lie. I strongly recommend Atousa as an instructor.

Betty E.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $105
  • Speaks english
  • Fashion Merchandising and Design from Bauder Fashion College
  • Teaching since 1995
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Betty E.

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I teach all levels including kids 7 and up.

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Basic Sewing

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Cindy W.
Betty is amazing..extremely qualified and excellent instructor!
Darlene
Betty was fantastic. She was very knowledgable and a great teacher. I would highly recommend Betty for all ages and levels.
Lorri
Wonderful and attentive to my needs an progress. I’m not really good MissBerry is so patent, I would STRONGLY recommend Betty to any new student.
Thank you,Lorri
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Myrlene M.

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Starting at $55
  • Crochet/Knitting from Craft Yarn Council
  • Teaches students Male: Not accepting at this time; Female: 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Myrlene M.

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I have 7 years of experience teaching crochet/knitting. I teach beginner and intermediate classes for students (5th Grade-High School), and adults. Learning how to crochet/knit is very therapeutic. I would love to help you learn how to crochet or how to knit. I have a curriculum that builds on each lesson. This is a perfect time to learn a new hobby!

About Myrlene

Hi, there! My name is Myrlene and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching crochet/knitting lessons since 2013, and love helping my students learn how to crochet/knit, a hat, scarf, blanket, how to read a pattern, etc. My certification is from the Craft Yarn Council. I enjoy cooking/and discove

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"Danial is a very strong chess player who has a lot of knowledge on the game! Fun lesson and I learned a lo!"
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Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Claudette has a vast wealth of knowledge in crochet, knitting. and garment design and is able to teach at all skill levels, from beginners to advanced. As a fellow teacher, I've learned from her as well."
Yvonne
Took Crocheting lessons from Claudette B.
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"She was fantastic. We all loved her. Very knowledgeable and an excellent teacher."
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Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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Took Sewing lessons from Betty E.
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"I am Declan's Grandmother and I have to say this was an incredible lesson. Declan said it was awesome and I concur. We will definitely be in touch for more learning."
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Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"At 34 years old I never expected to be taking chess lessons from a young prodigy who is 15 years younger than me. But I am so happy I took the chance. Danial has not only shown me the beauty in the game, but taught me life lessons that I have even used in my professional career. Each lesson really is specified to what I need to work on, and he can answer any single question I ask on the topic. The best teacher I have had in a very long time, and I would recommend him extremely highly. A diamond in the rough."
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Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Felicia is a wonderful instructor! I really enjoyed my first lesson!"
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Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Felicia teaches sewing to students at all levels and ages. My daughter was an older beginner. She brings an enthusiasm that keeps students wanting to learn more. She's very flexible with scheduling class times. I would highly recommend her classes."
Toni
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Fantastic lesson! Renee is so knowledgeable and I loved my lesson!"
Debbie
Took Sewing lessons from Renee D.
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"Mya is very patient with novice learners. Both my 12 year old daughter and I have attended class and we both walk away learning new things each time!

Mya has also been very accommodating with my schedule, allowing me the flexibility to adjust my lesson time on several occasions. She has a dedicated space to give lessons that is open and welcoming!

I definitely recommend Mya. I look forward to continuing my lessons with her."
Jessica
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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