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Amy N.

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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.

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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Bonnie N.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $17
  • Speaks english, Chinese
  • Teaching since 2015
  • 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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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.
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.
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Olivia K.

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  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2021
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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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Elizabeth S.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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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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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."
Christina
.Very flexible with scheduling and very helpful!
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Barbara A.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Barbara A.

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Self-taught knitter with experience and patience. Ability to teach beginner through advanced, with various tools - double pointed, circular or single-pointed needles, from dishcloths to socks to afghans and sweaters. Tutoring includes information on yarn and knitting tool selection. Also state certified to teach high school students and possess natural teaching style.

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 creat

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Carolyn
super helpful and very nice!
Meredith
Barbara is delightful! She knows her crochet and she is excellent at solving puzzles such as I had: manufacturing a piece of my existing pattern to fit along a ragged edge. Can't go wrong with Barbara1
Meredith
Barbara is so wonderful to work with; especially in solving puzzles...
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Eliana W.

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Starting at $15
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students Male: 12 to 14; Female: 12 and up
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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 East Setauket, NY

The average cost of 60-minute knitting lessons in East Setauket 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
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$29 average
60 min
$54 average

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"She is just amazing. Very patient with my 12 years old daughter. Highly recommend!"
Anna
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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"Marie was very patient and kind as she taught me how to knit for the very first time. It's clear she is knowledgeable, possesses plenty of passion for knitting, and is enthusiastic about sharing her expertise with others."
Luke
Took Knitting lessons from Marie S.
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"Ok - this was incredible. I go in with a really wonky purl stitch and she was able to recognize what I was doing wrong! I thought I was knitting/purling continental style and she noticed it wasn't that at all - but Norwegian knitting/purling and got me on the right track. I would recommend her in a heartbeat, I have been to two other in person instructors with little success and she was able to fix my problem over zoom!"
Beth Garrison
Took Knitting lessons from Nicole S.
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"Knowledgeable, easy to follow, and nice."
Shari Binkney
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Erin is great!! She is very patient and knowledgeable!!"
Lilly
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"We've had Dawn teach a variety of classes at the Simsbury Public Library (CT). Our most popular is the arm knitting class we open to Teens & Adults. Everyone gets to take home an infinity scarf and they all leave learning a new skill. Dawn works well with all ages, is patient, and really enthusiastic about teaching what she loves. We can't wait to have Dawn back to teach more classes this Fall!"
Sara
Took Knitting lessons from Dawn Z.
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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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"Very patient kind teacher"
Leslie Foge
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Nicole is kind and patient, willing to keep working until you understand ❤️"
Oliver
Took Knitting lessons from Nicole S.
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