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Maureen G.

2 Reviews
Hingham, MA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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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 students Male: 8 and up; Female: 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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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Lisa T.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education from University of Wisconsin-Stout
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Lisa T.

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Hand Embroidery is a great way to get started in hand stitching. We can start with basic stitches and work up to more difficult skills. I can help beginners start an easy embroidery sampler and can also challenge experienced embroiderers with advanced stitches.

About Lisa

I am a lifelong sewist with experience in Quilting, Embroidery, Mending and many other textile techniques. I have been teaching sewing classes to adults and children for over 20 years at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. In addition to my creative pursuits, I have been studying and

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Sharyn
Lessons are engaging and very informative. Especially like the videos sent for the lesson.
Karen H.
Very excited and pleased with the class and looking forward to the next!
Sterling
Lisa has been such an awesome quilting teacher! I came in as a complete beginner and she has very patiently helped me gain more and more quilting skills and knowledge. She makes the lesson fun, interesting and I always leave excited to quilt. I would recommend her to anyone looking to quilt and sew-- adults and kids.

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Amy D.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks French
  • B.A. in French and Minor in Marketing from University of San Francisco
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Amy D.

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I have been studying Astrology since 1991 and own my own company. I am very active in the astrology community and bring new research into my teaching as I am able. I do my best to help discover your learning style so you can get the best results from our time together. I have a sense of humor and try to bring lightness to our meetings while also continuing to challenge you so you grow and learn at your own rate. I look forward to meeting you to see if we are a good fit. I wish you peace and love.

About Amy

FRENCH -- I received my degree in French and started tutoring about 4-5 years after that in the late 1990s. I love tutoring and teaching. I love getting to know people and most importantly helping them fulfill their goals. I tutored for over 7 years and have worked at Dartmoor School and Sammami

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Dorothy
Loved my first lesson!
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Bonnie N.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks Chinese, english
  • Teaching since 2015
  • 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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Trivia D.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Awarded The ugly sweater reward from Radi Thomas
  • Teaching since 2012
  • BA Degree in Fashion from AIU
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Trivia D.

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I've graduated from AIU University for Fashion Design and Marketing. I Design most of my on clothes when I can't find what I'm looking for in stores. I love sharing my creations with others. Ive taught students at my home one on one. I've taught at Joan's fabrics for a year. I've had classes as large as 15 students at one time. They where all beginers. I have had a very good Success rate.

About Trivia

Hello future students! I'm a designer with a BA degree in Fashion. I've taught students at Joan's Fabric. I’ve also taught students in my home. I love Designing my own look! And i know you would too! Im looking foward to having you as my student. Thanks!

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Stephanie
Very knowledgeable and patient. Appreciate the instruction and will be booking again.

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Ramona
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.
Toni
Really takes her time to explain ever detail from beginning to end highly recommend her for anyone

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