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1-Hour Beginner Knitting Lesson


25 per hour - Virtual OK - Posted May 07, 2017

I will help you learn to knit, from one of a few basic knitting patterns. We can make a slouchy hat, a basic scarf, or mittens!
First, we will set you up with an account on Ravelry, a knitting website that has thousands of patterns available for free, and then we will find a pattern that suits your desires! We will make sure the pattern works for the type of yarn and needles you have, and then we'll learn how to cast on, knit and/or purl, and any other skills required to complete your project. After we get you through your project, we will work together to make sure you know how to cast off, weave in your ends and we will finish by blocking the project!
Notes: The one hour doesn't have to be all at once since you might not have your yarn and needles at first, and we will make sure I don't leave you confused or alone with your new project!

Training & Qualifications

I have been knitting for 8 years and have taught others to knit in the past. I've also knitted a wide variety of clothing items, deciphered many obscure patterns, and worked with a wide variety of yarn types!

Availability & Preferences

I'm free most evenings and weekends, but I'm self-employed so I'm flexible!

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

Reviews of Max

Aug 03, 2017
Max was so amazing and helpful I just can't express how happy I am. In just minutes we accomplished more than I could in 5 hours on my own. This dea...l might be the best value on Simbi! Thank you so much!show more
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May 21, 2017
Awesome! Max was so patient with me and really made sure I understood from many different perspectives--a natural teacher! I'll be booking again onc...e I have some practice time under my belt. Thanks Max!show more
Caprice provided unit of Customized fitness program/training for Max
May 14, 2017
Max is super nice and was easy to work with!


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About Max Janes

I'm a young entrepreneur in rural Nova Scotia. I'm trans non-binary, queer, and polyamorous! I can offer advice and information on any of these topics. I can't guarantee that my advice is the best, as... I am a flawed human being, but I can do my best to offer an alternative viewpoint on a topic or train of thought. I've lived with both of my partners for a year now, having lived with one of them for the past six years. We are a polyfidelous triad, and I'm happy to have a chat online to explain what that means! I'm a sexual educator by trade, I own and operate a bookstore and sex shop with my wife in the town we live in. We aren't trying to get rich, we just want to pay our bills while we help spread useful information around our local area. My specific interests in sexual education are around teaching consent, especially in regards to body autonomy to children. It's my belief that children who are allowed to say no to unwanted touch by adults (no matter how well-intentioned) will grow up with a better understanding that other people also the right to say no and respect others when they hear "no". I'm an avid knitter, writer of blog posts, and all-around couch potato. I'm looking to be a bit healthier since I've just graduated university and have more (i.e. any) time to take care of myself. I have three cats, who are my children and the stars of a children's book I am writing. show more

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Max Janes is looking for:
  • Fitness
  • Learning
  • Art & Design