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Nicole S.

3 Reviews
Watertown, MA
Starting at $17
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Child Development & Urban Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts Univeristy
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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
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 1987
  • 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 students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Jovan M.

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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Serbian, Russian,
  • Teaches students 5 to 25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jovan M.

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lessons I do are fun for children. Chess is very interesting game and it is important how it is being presented.
Beginners will learn chess principals and get right foundation for future studies of the game.
Students will improve in all aspects of the game.
Competitive chess players will learn more about importance of endgames chess tactics and openings that will help them win more games.

About Jovan

I am FIDE and national chess master with FIDE rating 2310. I have been teaching chess in New York City schools and individually for past 20 years . Chess game should be fun for kids if is presented the right way. I will bring to students my expertise and understanding for the game; Many of m

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Barbara A.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Barbara A.

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Clear, detailed lessons with a patient teacher. Available to teacher beginner through advanced. Experience with various types of yarn, including valuable tips for reading patterns, charts and selecting materials and planning projects big and small. Prior experience teaching, and currently state certified high school teacher with many years of experience crocheting and knitting.

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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J. Paul W.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor or Fine Arts and Masters degree in Art Education from Huntingdon College and University of Montevallo
  • Teaches students Male: 10 and up; Female: 11 and up
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J. Paul W.

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Will teach hand-building techniques from simple coil, slab and pinch methods to human bust sculpture. I do not currently have a potters wheel to teach throwing on a wheel, so only the aforementioned hand-building techniques would be taught.

About J. Paul

Teaching art has always been my passion and my students respond well to me and my teaching style. Many of my students have gone from not even knowing that they had any real artistic ability to going on to pursue college level art or pursueing artistic careers. I have students from years ago that w

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Angela
He was able to accommodate our request to do a group class. Everyone enjoyed the session and had a great time! Great recommendations on products to use for the lesson, too!
William B.
Great Lesson! Enjoyed my time immensely. I would recommend Paul without reservation!
William B.
Superb first lesson. Will be taking more!

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"Rhiannon is knowledgeable, patient and inspiring. She explains complicated stitches well and I was able to easily learn from her. Her style is relaxed and encouraging. I would happily take another class with her again."
Danielle
Took Embroidery lessons from Rhiannon P.
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Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"It's like you've got an instructor right by your side! 😄

At first, I was unsure of how online sewing lessons would work out, but if I had the opportunity again, I would definitely sign-up with lessons from Ms. Dawn,
especially if your looking for thorough, well-explained lessons then I would encourage you to sign-up. With the skills that I've learned during these past few weeks, I can now see great improvement in my sewing and it's all thanks to the time and effort put forth by her dedicated instruction. Thank you for reading, and happy sewing!!"
Esther
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Had a great first lesson. Can't wait for the next two!"
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Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Very patient and VERY knowledgeable; looking forward to my next lesson."
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Took Embroidery lessons from Lily Q.
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"Renee is a fantastic teacher! She is great at what she does and I’m so thankful she was able to teach me. I have two little kids and just grateful about how understanding she was on some of the projects I’m working on. Im impressed with her background in fashion and so excited to put what I learned into practice!"
Heather
Took Sewing lessons from Renee D.
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"This guy is awesome! Really patient."
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Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"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!"
Krista
Took Sewing lessons from Angela C.
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"Ok...First I have to say, I am so pleased to have signed up for classes with Mya. Choosing to take sewing classes with Mya is hands down one of the best decisions I made and will continue to make. She is intelligent, very knowledgeable in her craft (or rather crafts), friendly, considerate, patient, and a great conversationalist. I hands down recommend taking a class or classes with her."
Mika
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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