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Tyra F.

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Bethesda, MD
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Master of Music Education from University of Maryland - College Park
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Tyra F.

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From beginner to intermediate level, I aim to teach you how to create quality products from start to finish.

Having trouble with a pattern? Those tutorial videos not helping?

I can offer in-person guidance for you as you work through stitches or patterns that are challenging and offer tips and tricks as you go!

About Tyra

Located in the DMV area. I have been knitting and crocheting for 12 years and have made a wide range of products from hair bows to sweaters. I am the owner and creator of my own shop where my motto is "customized yarnwork inspired by you!" I am patient and willing to teach all levels of stude

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Clarita Z.
Tyra is so patient and kind. She is teaching me a great deal. I’m signing up for more lessons.
Deanna
Tyra is a great instructor and very patient. I haven't touched a crochet hook and years and had a lot of bad habits that need correcting. Looking forward to my next lesson!
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Lucie T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Columbia University
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Lucie T.

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As the daughter of a knit shop owner, I’ve been exposed to knitting my whole life. I’ve been knitting for over 10 years, and my finished projects include sweaters, socks, hats, bags, pillows, and blankets. I teach my students to knit quickly and cleanly. I guarantee that as a result of my instruction, my students will learn to create products that they are proud of!

About Lucie

I am currently finishing my undergraduate studies at Columbia University while working on a master’s degree at the Juilliard School. I have a passion for teaching and take pride in my students achieve their musical goals. My curriculum targets the development of left and right hand technique while

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She was GREAT!
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Amy N.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Hebrew, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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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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!)
Barbara N.
Amy is a very experienced knitter which is what I am looking for. She is patient and answers questions so I can understand. She lets me choose my projects and encourages me to tackle harder patterns. Most important to me is I can call her during the week and ask for help when I need it and don't have to wait until class.
Scarlet
Awesome 1st lesson, Amy is a fount (font?) of information, I can't wait for the next lesson!

Meet Online Knitting Teachers Serving Fairfax, VA

Rhiannon P.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $140
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Art History, BA from Hollins University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rhiannon P.

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As with crocheting, I can teach a range of students, from those with the beginning desire to learn to students wishing to hone specific techniques. My favorite techniques include in the round and double pointed needles, because who doesn't want to learn to avoid more sewing?

About Rhiannon

My name is Rhiannon and I am a third generation crafter. Originally I went to school for art history, all the while crafting. Eventually I had enough of studying other people's work and instead wanted to make my own and empower others to do the same. I consider myself to be the "Swiss Army Knif

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Kate N.
Rhiannon was friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. Looking forward to the next lessons!
Danielle
I'm enjoying my classes. I've been bringing Rhiannon stitches I want to learn without any notice, and she is always able to help me on the spot to learn them. Her flexibility (both in what I want to learn and in scheduling) makes private classes a pleasant and worthwhile investment. Highly recommend!
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Michelle N.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from University of Evansville
  • Teaching since 2009
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Michelle N.

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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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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!
Katie
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Kebbie Y.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kebbie Y.

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Online Knitting Teacher

I teach loom knitting! If you have had trouble learning how to knit with needles than I may be able to teach you how to knit on a loom!

About Kebbie

My name is Kebbie I have been reading braille sense I was about four years old. I have been loom knitting for nine years! Both braille and loom knitting I things I love doing and I love sharing with others my talents! I also like cooking and sewing as well as reading and listening to music!

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Average Cost of Knitting Lessons in Fairfax, VA

The average cost of 60-minute knitting lessons in Fairfax is $59. 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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$31 average
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"Jane is super knowledgeable and was very helpful."
Robin
Took Knitting lessons from Jane H.
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"Jani is very fun to work with and is an easy teacher. You will love knitting with her!"
Mary
Took Knitting lessons from Jami S.
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"Erin is great. Very patient, clear, pleasant and calm!"
Carin Nardone
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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"she is just great. she makes learning fun. couldn't get any better than this."
Mirna K.
Took Knitting lessons from Guner A.
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"Melisa is the perfect teacher! I am a total beginner and she is easy to understand and patient. I am learning faster than I ever thought I would!!!! Thank you Melisa:)))"
Deborah
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"amy is extremely patient and easy to understand. She is starting me on an easy project and looking forward to our next session"
Barbara
Took Knitting lessons from Amy N.
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"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."
Michelle
Took Knitting lessons from Barbara A.
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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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"I really enjoyed my first lesson with Jane! She is really nice passionate about what she does! Can’t wait the next lesson!"
Valeria Gilardoni
Took Knitting lessons from Jane H.
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