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Amy N.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
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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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!)
Barbara N.
Amy is a very experienced knitter which is what I am looking for. She is patient and answers questions so I can understand. She lets me choose my projects and encourages me to tackle harder patterns. Most important to me is I can call her during the week and ask for help when I need it and don't have to wait until class.

Billie E.

New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • M.S. Operations Research from Stanford
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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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 underst

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Barbara A.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $21
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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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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Sarita
I had a difficult pattern and Barbara walked me thru it.
Michelle
Miss Barbara provides online knitting instruction for my 9 year old granddaughter. Her patience and encouragement has helped my granddaughter appreciate knitting. She looks forward to her weekly lesson.

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Fiona S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Arkansas
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Fiona S.

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Students will learn how to knit beautiful pieces they can be proud of.

About Fiona

I am a music grad student from Arkansas. I learned to knit when I was four, but took off with it in junior high. Now my favorite thing to knit is fair isle sweaters. I spent three years working at a knitting store in AR, and I love the way knitting can bring people together. I would love to help

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Stephanie
Fiona is very patient and a great teacher!
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Dawn Z.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Knitting from WEBS
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Dawn Z.

30 Reviews
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Online Knitting Teacher

Drop the stress not your stitches. Learn to knit in a fun environment. Increase your knitting confidence with me as your stitching coach.

Group pricing available, please contact customer service for more details on how to set up group lessons.

About Dawn

High school librarian by day, crafter for life. I'm an award winning embroider, quilter and knitter. I advise a high school sewing club as well as volunteer with Days for Girls and church prayer shawl ministry. Please note, during the summers my schedule is more flexible when school is not in sessio

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Yulia
Very knowledgable and patient. Easy to ask questions from. Will help you with whatever problem you are having.
Cheryl
Dawn is an amazing instructor. She goes above and beyond to teach you at your level. She is very patient and kind. She has a delightful personality. After only 4 lessons my quilting skills have improved immensely. I plan on continuing my lessons indefinitely with her.
Lindsay
great teacher and fun class

Melisa M.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks
  • Bachelors Degree - Clothing Textiles & Fashion from Murray State University
  • Teaching since 2010
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Melisa M.

24 Reviews
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Self time to learn something new and relaxing. Knitting has been part of my life for over 25 years. I love to teach others something new and and bring them to a place of refreshing rest as they create. Adult Beginners and Intermediate levels are welcome.

About Melisa

I love to teach. I first learned to knit as a 21 yr old that decided to move to Norway. My mother-in-law taught me how 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 teachi

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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!
Lara
Simone
Melisa is so patient and great company. A very aspirational teacher.

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Average Cost of Knitting Lessons in Forest Hills, NY

The average cost of 60-minute knitting lessons in Forest Hills is $67. 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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$19 average
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$27 average
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$67 average

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"Amy is a very experienced knitter which is what I am looking for. She is patient and answers questions so I can understand. She lets me choose my projects and encourages me to tackle harder patterns. Most important to me is I can call her during the week and ask for help when I need it and don't have to wait until class."
Barbara
Took Knitting lessons from Amy N.
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"Erin was really good. Slow, easy, and encouraging which is just what someone who is just starting out needs!"
Sharan
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Miss Barbara provides online knitting instruction for my 9 year old granddaughter. Her patience and encouragement has helped my granddaughter appreciate knitting. She looks forward to her weekly lesson."
Michelle
Took Knitting lessons from Barbara A.
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"Very patient and knowledgeable!"
Pam
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"It was a great start. Angela answered my questions and helped me understand what my next steps would be. She was assigned homework 😊,"
Luce
Took Knitting lessons from Angela C.
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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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"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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"Rhiannon was friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. Looking forward to the next lessons!"
Kate
Took Knitting lessons from Rhiannon P.
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"A great first-time experience"
Frances
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Very patient. Knows how to read a pattern that's not all there."
Lynda
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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