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Diane E.

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Portland, OR
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: Not accepting at this time; Female: 15 and up
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Diane E.

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“Woolista” means “wool” in Finnish. My Finnish Dad taught me to knit. He HAD to knit his own socks during his growing up years. I MUST knit socks to keep me sane :) Ah, living the legacy! Thanks Dad :)

My purpose, for the love of wool, is simple: encourage and support my fiber friends and students who desire to produce elegant and couture projects that are repeatable with reliable results.

My wooly creds include the following: Level 1 Master Knitter. Previous Teaching experience at Yarn Garden and KnitPurl in Portland, Oregon. Productive wool time often seriously interrupted by my day job (Management Consultant) and my evening hobby (Recorder Orchestra Player).
Masters degree in Accounting and Information Technology.

Wooly Stash status: SABLE (stash available beyond life expectancy :)

About Diane

“Woolista” means “wool” in Finnish. My Finnish Dad taught me to knit. He HAD to knit his own socks during his growing up years. I MUST knit socks to keep me sane :) Ah, living the legacy! Thanks Dad :) My purpose, for the love of wool, is simple: encourage and support my fiber friends and s

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Christina
Diane is a fantastic knitting teacher! She does not only help you learn how to knit, but she also teaches you how to problem solve any knitting problems. She always stays calm while teaching and knows the importance of hands on learning.
Sue Colletto-Goodwin
Diane, is the best knitting teacher ever. She taught me how to knit. Shared so many methods, Magic Loop, bind on, bind off, modifying patterns to name a few. Diane is truly a subject matter expert. And recommend her to anyone.
Cheryl
Diane is so patient and she has a unique way of presenting knitting in a way that’s easy to learn and master.
Learning to knit will help you distress and relax to the rhythm of the needles.
Highly recommended!
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Jane H.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • BA (Hons) Jewish History from University College London
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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.
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Melisa M.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students Male: Not accepting at this time; Female: 12 and up
  • Bachelors Degree - Clothing Textiles & Fashion from Murray State University
  • Teaching since 2010
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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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She is hands down the best teacher!
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!
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Elizabeth S.

51 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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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MONICA
Excellent teacher with tons of experience and knowledge!
melissa
Elizabeth is an amazing teacher! My daughter loves working with her! Solid 5 star!
Amie
Elizabeth is fantastic! She's patient and great at explaining the how to's and the why's about all things crocheting. Highly recommend.
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Nicole S.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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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First lesson was really great!!!!!!
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Chloe L.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chloe L.

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Together we'll learn to knit a hat or Gloves, for the beginner!

If your more advanced and would like to learn to knit a specific item I can help!

About Chloe

I am a passionate teacher and love to share my love of fiber arts! I have my visual aids, videos and phots to aid learning! Learning should be fun not hard!

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The average cost of 60-minute knitting lessons in Portland is $50. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $50 per hour.
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"Bonnie explained and demonstrated the knitting steps one by one several times. She is a slow and soft-speaking, patient instructor. Though knitting is difficult for a true beginner, I met the goal of five stitches and liked the class!"
Gloria Diaz-Kaulbach
Took Knitting lessons from Bonnie N.
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"Experienced and patient first came to mind. Has been a knitting peer and problem solving friend for more than 10 years, and we knit together weekly when not practicing shelter in place."
Yvonne
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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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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"I loved It and can’t wait to learn!"
Elizabeth
Took Knitting lessons from Dawn Z.
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"I know just enough to be dangerous and she was exceptional at helping me find my start."
Rick
Took Knitting lessons from Amy N.
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"Erin is an outstanding instructor. She is very, very knowledgeable. I have a pattern and it was poorly written. She was able to untangle it and explain it to me so that I can work on it independently. She is very patient. I would highly recommend her to anyone learning knitting, stuck on a pattern, or want to expand on their knitting skills. She has a lot of knowledge and can explain and impart this knowledge very well. She is a truly great instructor."
Natalie
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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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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"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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"My daughter and I had a fabulous time with Melisa. My daughter took classes over the summer. Melisa is so kind, patient and accommodating. My daughter learned a skill she will have with her forever. I highly recommend Melisa's knitting classes. They are fun and affordable!"
Abril
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"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!"
Christine
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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