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Private LEssons

For beginners:

Learn how to knit or crochet during a one-on-one session with Shaina. These sessions are typically an hour and half, scheduled at your convenience.

For beyond beginners:

Get personalized help during a private lesson with Shaina. This can range from assisting with tricky instructions, rewriting patterns, and being a cheerleader for your fiber endeavors!

One of a kind, custom fitting designs can also be created for clients during private lessons.

Group classes

Hone your skills during one of the many group classes offered by Shaina in Northern New Jersey. Bring whatever project you are working on get the help of an expert with a group of other knitters and crocheters. 

Classes are offered

Shaina's Studio

Monday 10-11:30

Tuesday 10-11:30

Thursday 11-12:30

Saturday 10-11:30

Sunday 3-4:30

Close Knit in Midland Park, NJ

Tuesdays 12:30-2

JCC on the Palisades

in Tenafly, NJ

Wednesdays 10-12


Learn a specialty advanced technique during a topic-specific workshop with Shaina. Workshop topics include:

Basics of Brioche, Fixing Mistakes, Chart Reading, Knitted Lace, Mosaic Knitting, Entrelac Unlocked, and more!

Ask your favorite Local Yarn Shop to host one of these sessions!

Classes and Workshops with Shaina 

Shaina Bilow is a knit & crochet instructor who encourages and empowers her students, whether they are picking up needles for the first time or are advanced level knitters and crocheters. Shaina brings 16 years of unparalleled knitting knowledge with her to classes. She has worked in numerous yarn shops, teaches in private and group settings, designs knitting patterns for magazines, yarn companies, and her own collection, and has picked up A LOT of dropped stitches throughout the years. 


In a class with Shaina, you can expect a patient instructor, inspiring projects, simplification of tricky techniques, and, of course, lots of Happy Knitting! Classes are open to knitters of all ages. 


Shaina holds certifications as a Craft Yarn Council Certified Knitting Instructor and a Knitting Guild of America Professional Finisher.

Upcoming Events
Sunday Morning Knit-Together
Sun, Apr 12
Apr 12, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
Join Shaina and fellow knitters and crocheters and spend an hour talking about what we are working on.
Wednesday Evening Knit-Together
Thu, Apr 16
Apr 16, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
Join Shaina and fellow knitters and crocheters and spend an hour talking about what we are working on.

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