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 making for someone else :) I've moved all over the country and in every city or town one of first things I do is get a library card and find a local knitting group. Knitting is a great social or individual craft. I teach all ages of beginning crocheters, knitters and soon to be knitters from beginner through intermediate. I am also happy to help with more advanced patterns if you get stuck or need ongoing motivation. My approach to teaching knitting is to find a way to help each student learn how to wave their magic wand (aka knitting needles) around until the yarn turns into a beautiful creation they are proud to show everyone. Students regularly comment on my patience and ability to explain things in a way that makes sense to them. Some of my favorite things to make are hats and amigurumi animals - I love that they are pretty quick to knit and come in so many designs and shapes. Some of the projects I'm most proud of include the dress I knit myself, the hooded sweater I made for my nephew, and the commissioned sweater that my best friend asked me to knit for her.
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching since 2011
Child Development & Urban Environmental Policy and Planning
Teaches ages 8+
Has background check
Nicole is a great teacher! Very patient. She shows you things in reverse so that you can see exactly how to do it. Very positive and encouraging! Excited for more lessons!
Very patient, friendly and slow paced just what I want
Nicole was extremely helpful. She was able to figure out where the gaps were in my understanding and how to help me make some progress. Thank you!