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Barbara A.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $21
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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 crea

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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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Elizabeth S.

35 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Elizabeth S.

35 Reviews
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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

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Jessica Herrera
She's fun and nice.
Samyra P.
OMG, Elizabeth is amazing! I have ZERO coordination/fine motor skills/crafting/art ability, and within our first 45min session, we casted on, and now (8hrs later) I have 5 rows on my needle! (After many restarts lol). I was so excited that I emailed her. Lol

I can’t wait for our next lesson!!!
Kristi
So happy I took the leap! Thanks to Elizabeth, I am well on my way to being a true crochet lover!
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Amy N.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Hebrew, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2013
  • 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.

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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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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!)

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Erin R.

57 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Theater Arts from Point Park University
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Erin R.

57 Reviews
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Online Knitting Teacher

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

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Helen
Erin was so very patient with me and so kind. She is a great teacher!
Christina I.
I had my first lesson with Erin yesterday and it was great!! She is very patient and a great listener
Chelsea Coffman
I had a wonderful time in my first lesson. Erin was extremely knowledgeable and also very friendly. She was able to turn her camera around so that I could see what she was doing really clearly, and she explained things in a way that was easy for me to understand. She was very patient with me, as I'm a slow knitter, and was able to tell when I made mistakes and helped me correct them. I would absolutely recommend Erin to anyone looking to get started, wanting to learn more complicated projects, and/or needing help with specific questions.
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Jane H.

22 Reviews
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  • 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 k

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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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Michelle N.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michelle N.

9 Reviews
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Online Knitting Teacher

Knitting lessons are always fun and unique to each student’s needs and wants. Lessons can include things such as learning stitches, going over a pattern that a student wants to make, explaining knitting techniques, working on projects from beginning to end and anywhere in between. I am a flexible teacher that wants to help you reach your goals by working with you to create the best experience possible.

About Michelle

Music has been an integral part of my life. I have 8 years of teaching experience between teaching in public schools as well as privately. I have a Bachelors of Music in Music Education. I learned how to play my first instrument starting 24 years ago and haven't stopped since. Teaching and music ar

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Luke and April S.
Keep in mind that we've only had one lesson so far. But my initial impression is that Michelle is very knowledgeable, very personable and very professional. I would certainly recommend her.
Katie
was awesome i really liked how she made everything fun
Owen
My son is an absolute beginner, and Michelle has been awesome! She has taught him how to maintain his instrument, and now they are well into learning music. Great communication with us parents as well!

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The average cost of 60-minute knitting lessons in Pittsburgh 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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"Erin is very patient and does not get flustered even when I had technology problems. I can't wait for my next lesson!"
Pat
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Erin was a great teacher, very helpful!"
Adele
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"I was completely new to knitting when I began taking lessons with Kathy. Kathy taught me how to knit in a way that was fun and easy to understand. She suggested projects that helped me to learn without being overwhelmed and she was there to help me every step of the way. I am completely addicted to knitting now and Kathy is such a huge inspiration!"
Erin
Took Knitting lessons from Kathy N.
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"Kathy is an inspiring knitting teacher as well as a caring person. She takes the time to guide you through the pattern and is able to troubleshoot any errors you may make. Kathy really cares about her students."
Kathleen
Took Knitting lessons from Kathy N.
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"Excellent instructor! Will definitely talk to her again!"
Lisa
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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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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"Erin, easily solved my confusion with the pattern I am knitting and was happy to offer any additional help I needed."
Samantha
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Nicole was very patient with my 10-year-old daughter! I highly recommend her."
Alexa
Took Knitting lessons from Nicole S.
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"Excellent teacher with a lot of experience and knowlege of knitting. Demonstrates and explains concepts in a way that makes it easy to understand."
Elizabeth Shestakova
Took Knitting lessons from Maureen G.
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"Very patient and knowledgeable!"
Pam
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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