Tiffani Velez

Tiffani V.

Allentown, PA

About Tiffani V.

Background check: Last verified 03/06/2017
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Tiffani teaches: Ages 5 to 90
Special needs
Teaching since: February 2009
Last sign in: 3 days ago


Hey There! My name is Tiffani and I can't wait to meet you and get you started on your own path to making beautiful crochet and knit items! I've been a successful freelance writer and needle artist for more than 20 years. My articles have appeared in magazines and newspapers, like Yahoo! News and Pennsylvania Magazine, and my patterns have been published by The Daily Fibre and on Ravelry. I have my own needle arts business called TiffaniLynneCrochet (new website in the works, but you can find my blog at www.tiffanilynnecrochet.com.

I have a flexible teaching style, and my bachelors degree in Cognitive Science and my 15+ year history in working with students with special needs, allows me to approach lessons from many different angles. No matter your difference, I am the teacher who can help you reach your goals, because your goals are my goals.

I have been teaching private lessons since 2005. I'm available most days of the week (check out my calendar), and I can work with you online through Skype, in person in the Allentown area at a coffeehouse or your home. Contact me for specific details, and I'll get back to you right away.

Learning to knit or crochet (or both!) is so easy, it's almost unbelievable. Contact me today, so I can help you reach your goals and realize your dream. Blessings!

Photos and Videos

Rose Garden Shawl. TiffaniLynneCrochet


May 2014 - Present

English Teacher, ESL Instructor, SAT Writing/Reading Prep, Autism Support
Mar 2013 - Present
Take Lessons

Learning Coach
Jan 2005 - Present
PA Cyber School, Connections Academy, PA Virtual Charter School, Agora Cyber Charter School

Needle Artist
Sep 2001 - Present
Ani Burnett Designs

Ani Burnett Designs is your place for unique and handmade Crochet and Knit items.

Freelance Writer
Mar 1996 - Present
Pennsylvania Magazine, Country Discoveries, Yahoo! News, Times News, Health.com, etc...

Museum Educator
Mar 2010 - Dec 2012
Lehigh Valley Heritage Center


MFA Creative Writing
Apr 2015 - Present
Lindenwood University
MA English and Creative Writing
Jan 2014 - Sep 2014
Southern New Hampshire University
BA Cognitive Science
Mar 2010 - Jul 2013
Ashford University
English Literature
Jan 2013 - May 2013
Harvard University

Languages Spoken

Limited Proficiency
Limited Proficiency


New York Book Festival Featured Book
Jun 2007
New York Book Festival

4 Reviews on Tiffani V.

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Thaeda Feb 28, 2017
· · Tiffani offered online lessons to my daughter in English and History- what a HUGE help she was! Definitely a life saver!
Samantha Feb 28, 2017
· Knitting · In studio Tiffani was very patient and helpful.- guiding me through each step. In just a short time I was able to move from beginner to intermediate skill level.
Tiffani V. Nov 27, 2013
· Language · Tiffani is an excellent teacher!

Tiffani made writing and English literature understandable and fun!
Tiffani V. Aug 20, 2013
· English · Tiffani Taught My Daughter To Love Writing!

Tiffani has been my daughter's writing tutor for several month's now, and she has helped her to overcome her obstacles and become the writer she never thought she could be!

Tiffani is professional and punctual, and she curtails each lesson directly to my daughter's needs.

I highly recommend her!
Tiffani Velez
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