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Amy N.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Hebrew, Spanish
  • BFA in Industrial Design from Carnegie-Mellon University
  • Teaching since 2013
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Amy N.

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I have a LOT of patience! All you need is the desire to learn to knit. If you never have knitted before, I will get you knitting. If you want to learn, but believe you can’t learn because someone told you can’t learn to knit, I will prove that you can knit. If you have knitted a long time ago, but forgot all of it or most of it, I will bring it back to you. If you already know the basics of knitting, but don’t know how to get beyond the simple knitted squares and rectangles, I can get you to the next level. If you know knitting basics, but gave up because you make a lot of mistakes, I will show you how to fix mistakes, so that mistakes don’t become traumatic. If you know the basics, but want to learn a different technique such as color work, cables, lace, or more, I can teach you. Do you have trouble reading patterns or charts, I can take the mystery out of them.

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About Amy

I am extremely patient and determined to teach anyone with a desire to knit or crochet, no matter how high or low their individual learning curve seems to be. My 25 years or so educational and professional past experience is in industrial, exhibit, graphic, stage and jewelry design. My passion for

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Molly
Amazing! I was stuck at the beginning of a cardigan pattern, she jumped in and got me going again. Very kind and helpful. Loved it!
Lisa
Great Teacher!
Scarlet
I have to update my review now that I've had a bunch of lessons with Amy. People who can do something well and also teach well are rare and Amy is one of those. Before I started with her, I had been doing crochet using YouTube and had taken a couple of local classes. I was pulling things out and starting over frequently because i'd realize i didn't understand/had totally missed something, which was getting frustrating. Even in the live classes the teachers were nice and skilled but they didn't take the time to make sure we understood certain fundamental facts about crochet and what we were doing, focusing more on just getting it done. Amy makes a point of expressing the basic things one needs to know about the stitches we are doing, as much as helping me get the final result.

I looked up online lessons because the quarantine had started and I had purchased a sweater pattern that I really wanted to make, and thought i should be able to accomplish. Many people on Ravelry had complained about the pattern's shortcomings -- some had given up on it, though the people that did complete it, had great results - over 95 people posted pictures of their results, though some aren't quite like the advertised picture. I really wanted to make that sweater though, so I thought it was time to get some real lessons, and found Amy. The way she talked me through the pattern and other patterns, I totally got how to look at patterns and think about them. She lets you know her thought process so you can think it through yourself. Now, when i rip something out to do something over, it's not because i don't know what i'm doing so much as i now know what i'm trying to accomplish. The sweater is almost done and btw, looks just like the picture!! I've realized that it's a great idea to tell Amy whatever i'm thinking and she will give the best advice. Oh, and from the first lesson, she got me getting straight edges easily (now, it makes so much sense but at the time it seemed like a fluke whenever i had a straight edge!)

Billie E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner
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Billie E.

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Billie began knitting at age 4. Over the decades she has knit everything from slippers, afghans, jackets, sweaters, baby clothes to dishtowels. She is a retired educational consultant who worked with parents and teachers to bring learning toys to children in their most formative years. She understands how life in our fast-paced world can lead one to feel the need to multi-task. Knitting allows you to do just that! You can have conversations or watch a film on Netflix while turning a piece of yarn into something useful, one stitch at a time. But it's also very relaxing, once you're up to speed. Billie is a patient teacher who will ensure that you'll be knitting in no time.

In your first class you'll learn how to cast on, and do the knit and purl stitches.
If time permits, you'll also learn how to bind off. Billie can help you select patterns to make things that will be at the right skill level for you.

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About Billie

Billie began knitting at age 4. Over the decades she has knit everything from slippers, afghans, jackets, sweaters, baby clothes to dishtowels. She is a retired educational consultant who worked with parents and teachers to bring learning toys to children in their most formative years. She unders

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Elizabeth S.

35 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Elizabeth S.

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Are you looking to take up a new, relaxing hobby? Or maybe it's been a couple of years and you need a refresher? For the more experienced crafters, even if you just need help with a new project, I can get you where you want to be! With my guidance you'll be able to cast on and knit, and as time goes on you'll be creating wonderful garments in your own unique style. I specialize in sock knitting, colorwork, and pattern reading and writing, typically using my own books and teaching materials, as well as: printed material, online resources, YouTube videos, and podcasts. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels - so whether you're just starting out or want to learn something new, I'm your girl!

About Elizabeth

Hi there! My name is Elizabeth and I was 9 years old when my grandma taught me how to crochet - and I've been writing patterns and making custom creations ever since. With over 10,000 downloads of my published knitting patterns and a flawless five-star rating I'm sure I can find a solution to what

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Ken Brown
Elizabeth is the most talented, knowledgeable, upbeat instructor for knitting and crochet that you will find. From helping beginners learn the basics to coaching a seasoned knitter through a specific technical problem on their project, Elizabeth can do it all. And her glowing personality will put a smile on your face at the same time. If you want to learn to knit or crochet or improve your skill level, give Elizabeth a try.
Jessica Herrera
She would have been a good teacher if it wasn't for the no-shows without notice. She was pleasant and knowledgeable about crochet. I tried to be understanding about the constant schedule changes, but I usually had to contact her first to see why she wasn't at the lesson. I should have had three classes leftover that was part of the package that I ordered, but I canceled them instead. I will look for another option to learn crochet. If you have a free schedule, perhaps she will work for you, but I would think twice about it if you have to stick to a specific time. I usually don't write bad reviews, but I don't want you to feel blindsided.
Jessica Herrera
She's fun and nice.

Meet Online Knitting Teachers Serving Oak Park, MI

Sue-Ting C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Sue-Ting C.

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Do you have a knitting project sitting around from way back when? Have you always wanted to learn? I'd love to help you get started or finish up that project by reviewing basic stitches or learning new ones.

About Sue-Ting

I love working with students of all level to help you grow your passion for fiber arts! I can provide: Needles/hooks to borrow Yarn Pattern ideas Students should have (eventually): Yarn Needles Stitch maekers Darning needle *** Specialties *** Knit and Crochet Garments, blankets, shawls

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Bonnie N.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $17
  • Speaks Chinese, english
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 15 and up
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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.
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

Designing and teaching are my true passion. I am a certified knitting instructor from CYC (Craft Yarn Council ). I have over 35 years of knitting experience. I have so much knitting experience want to share with you. Just let you know I also teach crochet:) Do you want to start a new project?

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Susan
Bonnie is a great resource for knitting help! She's knowledgeable and patient. We did have a few tech issues, but she gave me extra time, which was above and beyond, since the issues mostly were from my end. I do have to say though, that a zoom lesson doesn't compare to being together in person, but it's still a good option when that isn't available.
Christine
Bonnie is very nice and made me feel comfortable on my first lesson with her. So glad I came across these private lessons online!
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.

Kim D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Kim D.

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I offer patient guidance and encouragement. I see knitting as a process of growth and development- moving forward at a pace that the student is comfortable as we cultivate confidence and technique.

About Kim

I am a hoarder - most notably of yarn and can be seen knitting or crocheting in 90 degree weather. I began my craft journey as a child when i was taught Crochet by the other woman in my fathers life. I learned to knit later - but I would hone both these skills well into adulthood looking for a wa

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Average Cost of Knitting Lessons in Oak Park, MI

The average cost of 60-minute knitting lessons in Oak Park is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $155 per hour.
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"Bonnie is very nice and made me feel comfortable on my first lesson with her. So glad I came across these private lessons online!"
Christine
Took Knitting lessons from Bonnie N.
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"Melisa is so patient and great company. A very aspirational teacher."
Simone
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"Excellent instructor! Will definitely talk to her again!"
Lisa
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"Very patient kind teacher"
Leslie Foge
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Fantastic! Very knowledgeable"
Mari
Took Knitting lessons from Nicole S.
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"Erin was so very patient with me and so kind. She is a great teacher!"
Helen
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Knowledgeable, easy to follow, and nice."
Shari Binkney
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Melissa is a great teacher
Extremely personable and patient
She is passionate about knitting"
Susan
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"Melisa is a great instructor!! She’s been knitting for years and loves sharing her passion for creativity with others. Whether you are a beginner or a veteran knitter, she is able to help you from the most basic skills to learning intricate patterns. I highly recommend booking an individual or group lesson with her!"
Thea
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"Melisa was extremely patient and very nice. She was able to teach me the knitting technique I just couldn't get even after watching youtube videos. Positive experience."
Laura
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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