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Amy N.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Hebrew
  • BFA in Industrial Design from Carnegie-Mellon University
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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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.

Because of COVID-19, I mostly teach online for now. If you are vaccinated, I will consider teaching in person within 6 ...

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. I believe that if you have the desire, then you can learn. The speed in which you learn may be different than the next person, but, that is o

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Rick
I know just enough to be dangerous and she was exceptional at helping me find my start.
Sandra
She’s very patient as I am a slow learner. Looking forward to my next lesson.
Catherine
I really enjoyed how we spent so much time on the basics. Amy never rushed me along and answered all my questions. I loved my beginner lesson.
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Elizabeth S.

47 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • 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 a

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Tammy
Elizabeth did a great job teaching my 15 year old daughter to crochet. She was friendly, patient, and made the lesson fun! We booked 5 additional lessons!
Prasanna
My first lessons with Elizabeth was great - we covered some crocheting techniques, that as a self taught crocheter, I wasn't familiar with. Looking forward to my continued work with her!
Prasanna
Elizabeth did an excellent job helping me learn a new technique in our very first lesson! I'm excited to keep working with her to develop my "crochet tool kit."
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Bonnie N.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $17
  • Speaks Chinese, english
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Certified Knitting Instructor from CYC (Craft Yarn Council)
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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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Elizabeth
I started out very slow, but caught on to knitting/casting on and Bonnie was helpful and patient with me.
Sally
very knowledgeable and helpful! Explained directions wherein I was able to undersatnd!
Sophia
Bonnie really knows her stuff. Reading patterns is hard for a first timer and she goes through the patterns well. She does well teaching online and makes it easy to follow.
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Melisa M.

27 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students Male: Not accepting at this time; Female: 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Melisa M.

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Clear, easy instruction and lots of patience. I love to teach others something new and bring them to a place of refreshing rest as they learn to create new and wonderful things. Adult Beginners and Intermediate levels are welcome. I will teach the basics for beginners - Cast on/off, knit/purl stitches, increasing/decreasing and we will finish with a project. Intermediates usually need help getting started again, finishing a project or help with a pattern, I will also teach you new stitch patterns to have fun with.

About Melisa

I love to teach and I am very patient. I first learned to knit as a 21 yr old in Norway over 35 years ago. Knitting is a great way to relax, it is repetitious so it is great for those with anxiety and other problems related to stress or focusing. I have been teaching children and adults for over 1

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Connie
Melisa was most helpful! She is knowledgeable and had patience for my issue resolution.
Christine
I've going from knowing nothing to really having fun with knitting in 3 lessons. Melisa is obviously a very experienced knitter and instructor, and lovely to work with!
Lynda D.
Very patient and helpful.
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Nicole S.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks English
  • Child Development & Urban Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts Univeristy
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 7 and up
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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 ma

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Ella
Great at instruction!
Jennifer F.
Extremely knowledgeable and down to earth. She knows her stuff! Great teacher and easy to work with.
Lauren
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Olivia K.

Teaches Online
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  • Speaks
  • Environmental Studies from Gettysburg College
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Olivia K.

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Are you interested in learning the tactile process of creating fabric from yarn and needles? Do you walk into a yarn store, squishing the fiber and wishing you knew what to do with it? Have you tried to self-teach with Youtube videos, only to walk away frustrated? I have experienced all of these feelings, and I am here to help! In our individualized sessions, we will discuss your knitting goals, find patterns that fit your crafting ideals, and learn the building blocks to create magic!

About Olivia

I am an experienced knitter who took a big break in my knitting career! I learned the basic stitch at age 6 in a handwork class at Waldorf School, and I knit my first pair of socks in 4th grade. I put my needles down after eighth grade to focus on academics, but after college I was back at it. I bec

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Average Cost of Knitting Lessons in Astoria, NY

The average cost of 60-minute knitting lessons in Astoria is $54. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $100 per hour.
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"Erin, easily solved my confusion with the pattern I am knitting and was happy to offer any additional help I needed."
Samantha
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Bonnnie is so kind and helpful. I can’t wait to keep knitting!"
Martha
Took Knitting lessons from Bonnie N.
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"Amy is a wonderful teacher. She’s very kind and encouraging. She was very patient helping us fix mistakes we made and more importantly taught us how to identify what had gone wrong and how to fix it ourselves. She was always happy to offer advice on projects we wanted to do as well."
Pooja
Took Knitting lessons from Amy N.
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"It was wonderful. Nicole is patient, knowledgeable and fun to spend time with. I’m looking forward to my next lesson!"
Liz
Took Knitting lessons from Nicole S.
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"Great start to lessons in brioche!"
MaryBeth
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"I really enjoyed how we spent so much time on the basics. Amy never rushed me along and answered all my questions. I loved my beginner lesson."
Catherine
Took Knitting lessons from Amy N.
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"super helpful and very nice!"
Carolyn
Took Knitting lessons from Barbara A.
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"It was apparent that Dawn understands how to teach using video conference technology and the best visual technique to ensure I could see every step. I really believe I received the best one on one teaching experience."
Cynthia
Took Knitting lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Erin is great. Very patient, clear, pleasant and calm!"
Carin Nardone
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"very knowledgeable and helpful! Explained directions wherein I was able to undersatnd!"
Sally
Took Knitting lessons from Bonnie N.
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