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Elizabeth S.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • 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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Teri
Elizabeth was great! She really walked me through a pattern I was struggling with and gave me great tips.
Eve
I had a great first lesson with Elizabeth. We focused on my specific needs for the lesson and her explanations were really really helpful!
MARY
Elizabeth is very helpful and knowledgeable. I am off to a great start!
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Jane H.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • BA (Hons) Jewish History from University College London
  • Teaching since 2004
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Jane H.

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I love knitting, enjoying making a huge variety of items using many different techniques. I knit using the English style, having grown up in Cheshire, England, but also knit using the Continental style of knitting too. I have been teaching knitting in groups and on a one to one basis for a few years. My students have ranged in age from 8 years old to 80 years old.
If you need help with a specific project, learning a new technique or just starting out as a beginner knitter, please get in touch.

About Jane

I love hand crafts and was attracted to hand knitted items from an early age. I'm a qualified elementary school teacher, having taught both in London and Boston. I have also worked with high school students and adults in museum education, having a masters in Museum and Gallery Education. I love kn

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April
Fantastic! Easy to work with. Very patient and kind. Thanks, Jane!
Shelley
I think Jane will be able to help me through a gauge related knitting weak area I’ve had for years. I’m excited to get to the next lessons. She’s very knowledgeable and had at her fingertips anything we needed to keep digging for answers and examples. Couldn’t have asked for a better suited match for me.
Deborah O.
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Amy N.

10 Reviews
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  • Speaks Hebrew, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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 only teach online for now. I use Zoom for my teaching platform only. Please get familiar with ...

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!)

Meet Online Knitting Teachers Serving Whitestone, NY

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Elizabeth S.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Elizabeth S.

33 Reviews
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Online Knitting Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
Teri
Elizabeth was great! She really walked me through a pattern I was struggling with and gave me great tips.
Eve
I had a great first lesson with Elizabeth. We focused on my specific needs for the lesson and her explanations were really really helpful!
MARY
Elizabeth is very helpful and knowledgeable. I am off to a great start!

Fiona S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Arkansas
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Fiona S.

1 Review
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Online Knitting Teacher

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
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  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2008
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Dawn Z.

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

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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

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Average Cost of Knitting Lessons in Whitestone, NY

The average cost of 60-minute knitting lessons in Whitestone 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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$63 average

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"Erin was wonderful. She was kind, and patient. I am a
terrible student but she but she ignored that and solved my problem. I am so grateful that the Universe threw her in my path."
Robin
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Fiona is very patient and a great teacher!"
Stephanie
Took Knitting lessons from Fiona S.
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"Melisa was great! Solved all of my issues quickly and was pleasant to work with."
Kim
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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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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"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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"I loved It and can’t wait to learn!"
Elizabeth
Took Knitting lessons from Dawn Z.
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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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"Nicole is kind and patient, willing to keep working until you understand ❤️"
Oliver
Took Knitting lessons from Nicole S.
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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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"Erin is an awesome instructor and explains things well. She has a great personlity."
Linda DeGise- Kotowski
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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