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Melisa M.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors Degree - Clothing Textiles & Fashion from Murray State University
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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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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.
Donna Warren
Melisa was super patient with me, as I am a beginner! She praised me when I finally understood and performed the stitches well! I am excited to continue with my lessons with her!
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Maria R.

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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Maria R.

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I am an experienced knitting teacher and am certified to teach knitting by The Knitting Guild Association (TKGA) and the Craft Yarn Council of America. My goal is to educate and preserve for future generations the appreciation of hand knitting as a fiber art that provides stress relief, is a creative outlet, and provides a sense of accomplishment.

I truly enjoy teaching others to knit and have enjoyed 15 years of helping new knitter's confidence soar and creativity grow while teaching knitting in various venues throughout Los Angeles and Orange Counties including Pasadena City College, Monrovia Adult School, the City of Santa Fe Springs, City of Glendale, City of Orange and City of Whittier.

Since 2004 I’ve taught hundreds of people the craft of knitting. While developing a well-organized teaching approach, creating effective lesson plans and fun methods of teaching basic to advanced techniques and sharpening my ability to tailor my teaching skills to fit the needs of all ...

About Maria

I am an experienced knitting teacher and am certified to teach knitting by The Knitting Guild Association (TKGA) and crochet by the Craft Yarn Council of America. My goal is to educate and preserve for future generations the appreciation of hand knitting and crochet as fiber arts that provide stress

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Nicole S.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $17
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 7 and up
  • 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 ma

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Erin R.

61 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Theater Arts from Point Park University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Erin R.

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I've been teaching knitting for 10 years and my students have gone on to create bags, scarves, headbands, and bracelets. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to complete a headband or scarf and as time goes on you'll be able to knit a hat in the round. I specialize in working with heavy weight yards and creating a funky, wildly textured projects. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Erin

I have been working as a knitting and crochet artist since 2004. I am a Craft Yarn Council certified knitting and crochet instructor and have been teaching professionally since 2010. This includes locations such as Michaels Arts and Crafts, Bedford Stuyvesant Collegiate Charter School and Bruckner F

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Vanessa
Wonderful!!! She enjoyed every minute of it!
Rachel J.
Rachel enjoys it a lot!
Lilly Q.
Erin is great!! She is very patient and knowledgeable!!
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Amy N.

15 Reviews
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  • Speaks Hebrew, Spanish
  • 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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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.
Maryam
Amy is a very helpful teacher. She made sure to answer all my questions and concerns.
I appreciate how she collected all the necessary information beforehand in order to be fully prepared for the class. Thank you Amy!!
Kayleen
Amy, I am so appreciative of your time with my daughter this summer to teach her how to crochet! I am in awe of how far she has come, and I love to see how proud she is of her new craft. Her room is filling with stuffies and she has made three different sized bags to tote her things to friends’ houses. Thank you for your patients and skillful teaching!
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Eliana W.

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  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Eliana W.

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I believe knitting is a wonderful skill and a great, relaxing way to pass the time. Whether you are a beginner or a past knitter looking to review the basics, I would love to help! I do my best to adapt my teaching style to the student so that there is as little frustration as possible. Above all, I want my students to enjoy learning and give them a solid base to advance their skills.
I teach a few basic stitches and techniques such as:
- regular knit stitch
- purl stitch
- casting on
- casting off
- stockinette
- rib stitch

Almost any size needles and yarn should be fine.
I also recommend bamboo or wooden knitting needles (rather than metal) for first-time beginners but not a requirement. We will work with what you have. Most importantly, I hope you enjoy learning and develop an appreciation for the art of knitting. :)

About Eliana

Hello, my name is Eliana! I am a college student and Graphic Design major. In my spare time I enjoy drawing, playing the piano, and of course knitting! I am kind, patient, and encouraging and will do my best to match your learning pace. We can move as quickly or as slowly as you need. Don't be afrai

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Average Cost of Knitting Lessons in Bay Shore, NY

The average cost of 60-minute knitting lessons in Bay Shore 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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$21 average
45 min
$29 average
60 min
$54 average

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"Melisa is the perfect teacher! I am a total beginner and she is easy to understand and patient. I am learning faster than I ever thought I would!!!! Thank you Melisa:)))"
Deborah
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"Melissa is very knowledgeable and patient. She has excellent knowledge of yarn & patterns. And, she's really nice and approachable."
Pamela Roller
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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"I consider myself an experienced knitter so was surprised to find myself stymied by reading a more difficult pattern. Amy is a pleasure to work with as well as an extremely skilled teacher. Her explanations are clear and in one case her diagram clarified my confusion. I learned, laughed, and left Amy having learned what I needed to learn. I am impressed with her and will call her again."
Pat
Took Knitting lessons from Amy N.
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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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"Rhiannon was friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. Looking forward to the next lessons!"
Kate
Took Knitting lessons from Rhiannon P.
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"Erin is an awesome instructor. I recommend her to anyone especially if you are new to knitting. She is a talented knitter and has a great personlity."
Linda DeGise- Kotowski
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"She really listens and is very knowledgeable. Also very pleasant."
Elizabeth
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Barbara was super. My on line session wasn’t working so she set up her zoom and taught that way. She is an excellent on line teacher. She was able to help me make sense of my pattern and followed along with me patiently. Looking forward to our next session."
Karen
Took Knitting lessons from Barbara A.
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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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