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Crochet Lessons (Beginner)

20


20 simbi per session

I will teach you the basics of crochet and how to read a pattern. I will provide the yarn and the hooks to teach you all the basic stitches, the symbols and jargon of a patttern, and how to keep your tension. We will be practicing by creating swatches, which you can save to track your progress as you practice and improve your skills. If you have a hook already and would like to bring it, please let me know what size so I am sure to bring the appropriate yarn. If you are looking to purchase a hook, I recommend a size 5 to start.

Training & Qualifications


15 years of experience as a hobby, Creator of custom costume pieces, Owner of Forgotten Forest Jewelry and accesories.

Trading Preference: I’m flexible, just hit me up!

Reviews of Kyrstin


Brian received Hour of Custom Jewelry Design from Kyrstin
Oct 27, 2016
Excellent communication and a great product! Hope to do more with Kyrstin!
Danielle received Hour of Custom Jewelry Design from Kyrstin
Aug 30, 2016
Kyrstin worked with me to make custom bracelets I had in mind. She crafted something I love and will treasure. She's incredibly friendly, listened to ...what I wanted, and made something fantastic! Thank you so much, Kyrstin!show more
Gabby received Hour of Custom Jewelry Design from Kyrstin
Aug 24, 2016
Kystin made me the BEST bracelets!!! Plus she's super friendly and all around awesome! :D 14/10 would recommend.
Mike received Help with Want to star in a Youtube video? from Kyrstin
Aug 12, 2016
Kyrstin was made to be a youtube star! Super cool gal
Mike received Hour of Custom Jewelry Design from Kyrstin
Aug 10, 2016
Can you say... complete badass? Kyrstin made me the dopest Dothraki style necklace. I am 350 lbs, so I wanted something that made me look like a giant... warrior, and this fit the bill perfectly. Thanks!show more
Mike received Session of Beginner Archery Lesson from Kyrstin
Aug 06, 2016
I had a great time shooting arrows and video =)
Jerico received Session of Beginner Archery Lesson from Kyrstin
Aug 06, 2016
Krystin was absolutely wonderful to be with and made the lesson extremely fun. I love archery now thanks to Krystin and I plan to pursue it as my new ...hobby. :)show more
Ian received Session of Beginner Archery Lesson from Kyrstin
Aug 06, 2016
Krysten was a great archery teacher. Very patient and helpful. Very easy to get along with and fun to be around!
Mike received Help with Help with the Portland Simbi Social from Kyrstin
Aug 02, 2016
Krystin is awesome! She helped us find an book a venue for a Simbi Social event near Portland in under an hour! She is a Simbi phenom. Thanks so much ...Krystin!show more
Skye received Hour of Custom Jewelry Design from Kyrstin
Jul 26, 2016
Very helpful

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About Kyrstin Haines

My name is Kyrstin and I'm a 28 year old woman originally from Spokane Washington. I moved to Portland for its sense of community and love of the locally made crafts! I have been a jeweler for 16 year...s and specialize in chainmail. I was a jewelry teacher at Michael's but found I was spending more time trying to sell Michael's product than I was teaching, so I set up at a local Starbucks and taught jewelry on the weekends. I recently made the jewelry for a wedding, a custom chainmail bracelet and matching earrings with the wedding date in stamped metal as a charm. I also crochet and have been doing so for over a decade. I make my own custom pieces, and I particularly enjoy making cute capelets. Other than that, I am a barista just trying to make my way in the world!show more

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