Amy Wills aka A Frayed Knot

Amy W.

Swansboro, NC
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Lesson Details


Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
For beginner knit classes you will learn cast on, knit, purl, cast off as well as other useful info pertaining to yarns, needles, pattern reading etc.

For advanced knitting techniques I offer three 2hr packages. Each package covers one topic. The topics are Lace, Cables/Slip stitches, Sock techniques, Entrelac, Knitting in the round.
**Please select one 120 min package per topic you would like to learn**
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Amy teaches



Amy delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 18+ and special needs

Teaching since:
February 2016

I have been crocheting for over 15 years and knitting for over 5 years. My true passion is knitting but I teach both. I taught for Michael's craft stores for a little over a year and then decided to venture out on my own and teach privately until I am able to reach my ultimate goal of owning my own yarn store. My current students say I have a lot of patience and am a joy to learn with. I can teach anywhere from beginner lessons to advanced techniques such as cables, lace and socks.


Certified Knitting Instructor
Feb 2016 - Present
Michael's Craft Stores

Organized and taught knitting and crochet classes. Also taught other various yarn classes such as finger crochet, weaving, and arm knitting.


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Certified Knitting Instructor
Jun 2016
Craft Yarn Council

For this certification I had to neatly and correctly knit and block several swatches for pattern stitches, write lesson plans and submit 15+ teaching hours.

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Photo by Amy W.

Photo by Amy W.


7 Reviews

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Frances Feb 13, 2018
Knitting · Online

She is awesome!!

Kay Feb 7, 2018
Knitting · Online

What a great way for a mid week pick me up and fresh ideas and new projects. Who needs depression meds when you can sit and knit with Amy!

Zenaida Jan 19, 2018
Knitting · Online

Amy knows a LOT of details about a LOT of different techniques for Knitting! She has been incredibly easy to listen to & learn from as her voice is gentle, feminine & soothing to take in & she’s pretty to look at :) There is a cleanliness in spirit that I see, feel and take in during my time with her & that I appreciate very much. It’s a truly kind, fun and holistic experience learning from her. It’s like learning from a loving guardian or elder sister... it’s a sweet, easy & spiritual experience learning from Amy! I am very grateful! Thank you so very much.

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Michele Dec 3, 2017
Crocheting · Online

This exceeded my expectations I’m very happy with my progress after just one lesson.

Kay Sep 20, 2017
Knitting · Online

I feel so happy. Just as Amy said, Don't give up, Keep at it. And low and behold, It clicked and I have mastered the necessary stitches. Her support and encouragement were just what I needed to reach this goal. I am looking forward to moving on in my lessons. GO AMY!

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Kay Jul 21, 2017
Knitting · Online

Amy makes learning to knit fun! She never gives up on you, but keeps encouraging you to keep trying. She has a wonderful sense of humor that puts you at ease while you learn

Mayra L May 10, 2017
Knitting · In studio

I've taken lessons from Amy for both Crochet & Knitting. She is awesome!! I'm ambidextrous, a lefty by nature but do many things with my right and Amy was able to show me both left & right ways of knitting to see which one was more comfortable for me. She is knowledgeable and extremely patient, upbeat personality and makes learning fun. My 9yr old took a class with her and loved it. Don't hesitate, Amy is awesome.

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