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Online Help & Private Lessons

Whether you are an absolute beginner who would like to learn how to knit or crochet, or you want help learning a new stitch, reading a pattern, or adding new skills to your knit or crochet toolbox, you can schedule time with one of our instructors for an Online Help Session or Private Lesson in our Zoom Classroom! ** (See note below about Zoom)

20-Minute Help Session or a 1-Hour Private Lesson?

20-Minute Online Help Sessions are available for $5/session. These short Help Sessions are for those who have already mastered basic skills in knitting or crochet. If you are a beginner, please schedule a 1-hr session.

Choose the option for an Online 20-minute Help Session if you:

  • Need help determining whether a project is appropriate for your skill level. (No time will be spent on instruction, other than reviewing a pattern to determine stitches used and needed supplies.)
  • Are currently working on a project and would like some help understanding pattern instructions. (Brief instruction may be given to learn a new stitch or review the directions given in your pattern.)

If it appears that the Help Session will run over the 20-minute time block, the instructor will offer the option to schedule another block of time.

1-Hour Online Private Lessons are available in 1-hr blocks of time for $10/hr. This is special COVID-19 pricing! Choose a 1-hour Lesson if you fall into one of the following categories, or just feel you'd need / want a full hour for help:

  • I have never knit or crocheted before, but I would like to learn.
  • It has been a long time since I knit or crocheted. I need to review basic stitches and/or how to read pattern instructions
  • I am comfortable with basic stitches, but I would like to learn a new knit or crochet technique (e.g. colorwork, Tunisian crochet, knit or crochet in-the-round, etc.)

If it appears that the Lesson will run over the 1-hr time block, the instructor offer the option to schedule another block of time.


**NOTE: During the COVID-19 MN Stay-at-Home timeframe (currently March 27 - April 10, 2020), all sessions will be held in a Zoom Virtual Classroom online. For help setting up your device to use with Zoom, please review the information provided on the Zoom support page at https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/categories/200101697 and complete your set-up BEFORE your scheduled session. You are responsible for setting up your own device to use video and audio during the session. We are sorry that we won’t be able to offer much, if any, technical support.

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