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Passion For Knitting

Santa Rosa, CA

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About Passion For Knitting

I am a passionate knitter who loves to teach others to knit and crochet. I have been knitting and crocheting for many years, and have oodles of knitting and crocheting knowledge to share with my students. I am very patient and love to see my students grow their knitting and crocheting skills.

I offer private and group lessons for children and adults. Whether you wish to learn to knit or crochet, or want to improve your skills with some new and challenging projects, I can help you achieve your goals.

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Santa Rosa, CA 95404

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  • 5/5 stars August 12, 2011

    Dawna possesses many special talents; she is an intrepid knitter and a fabulous knitting instructor. For the last two years, I have had the pleasure of take a number of Dawna's knitting classes (Sock club and Shawl Knitting Group). She is a professional yet her approach is very caring. Dawna's knitting knowledge is vast and her own desire to learn new techniques is obvious. She is able to inspire confidence to her students and she is always well prepared for her classes. I feel grateful to have an instructor like Dawna inspire my knitting.

  • 5/5 stars August 11, 2011

    I have been working in a small group with Dawna the past few months, learning about lace knitting. She is always prepared, anticipating any questions or potential problems as well as patient and encouraging. Challenging as some of the patterns have been, I know I can be successful, thanks to Dawna's guidance.

  • 5/5 stars August 11, 2011

    Donna is a good teacher because is is able to let the student grow at whatever pace they choose. I went from never knitting to knitting socks without any trouble. I didn't even have a doubt about being able to get the details and finish the socks. I made 5 pairs of socks.
    Then Donna was forming a group to knit lace shawls and I am knitting my third shawl now. She is willing to show you how to do anything with knitting that you want. If you learn fast so go for it but if you need extra encouragment about you technique or project she is there to be your cheering support and technical advisor.

  • 5/5 stars August 11, 2011

    My daughter and I wanted to learn to knith and not wanting to waste any time we started with socks. Dawna was our instructor and we each made a sock which meant we had a pair. Dawna was so supportive on our adventure guiding us each step of the way. I have gone on to knit more socks and added sweaters and shawls. My daughter works more in hats and scarves. Dawna is now teaching me lace work and I am loving it.

Question and answer

Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

A. Ask lots of questions and be specific about what you want to learn.

Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?

A. Knitting is fun and therapeutic, yet challenging and addicting.

Q. What questions should a consumer ask to hire the right service professional?

A. What kind of experience do you have? Make sure that you are specific about your needs so that you can get the service that you expect. It is important to me that my students are fully satisfied with the help I provide them.

Q. What do you like most about your job?

A. I enjoy watching my students knitting improve as they learn new skills and their confidence in their ability grows. It is great to see others get excited about knitting and always have a project on the needles.

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