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Want To Get Paid To Share Your Love Of Knit Or Crochet? Enroll In The CYC Certification Program!

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Want To Get Paid To Share Your Love Of Knit Or Crochet? Enroll In The CYC Certification Program!

Would you consider going back to school? What if you could go back to school to become a certified knitting and/or crochet instructor?! Sign us up!

The CYC (Craft Yarn Council) offers a Certified Instructors Program (CIP) that will get you started with everything you need to get out there and start teaching new knitters and/or crocheters. Since 1982 more than 15,000 students have taken taken the course(s) and gone on to teach at retail locations, adult education, and other venues.

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3 Reasons To Enroll

1. Confidence

Gain the confidence to inspire, teach, and share your passion for your craft. Become comfortable with your knowledge base and learn how to pass on your skills.

2. Community

Start building a community of knitters and crocheters in your city! Wish you had more crafty friends! Inspire new crafters and expand your crafting community by teaching.

3. Continued Skills

The Craft Yarn Council’s Certified Instructors Program is designed to help strengthen knit and crochet skills, gain an understanding of how to teach these techniques to others, and to learn the business of teaching. Take the next step and “Stitch it Forward” by enrolling today!



Program Levels

Level I-Instructor: Crochet Curriculum Covers teaching basics, writing a lesson plan, a review of basic stitches, increases and decreases, pattern stitches and crocheting in the round. In addition to a review of their homework assignments and testing by their master teacher, students must complete a minimum of 15 hours of student teaching to receive a basic Certificate of Participation, which qualifies them to teach beginner classes.

Level I-Instructor: Knitting Curriculum Covers teaching basics, writing a lesson plan, a review of basic techniques and stitch combinations, cables, increases and decreases and circular knitting. In addition to a review of their homework assignments and testing by their master teacher, students must complete a minimum of 15 hours of student teaching to receive a basic Certificate of Participation, which qualifies them to teach beginner classes.

Level II-Teacher: Crochet Curriculum Covers crochet meshes, stitch and color variations, Tunisian, Aran and other techniques, finishing, pattern writing and lesson plans. In addition to a review of their homework assignments and testing by their master teacher, students must complete a minimum of 15 hours of student teaching to receive the teaching Certificate of Participation.

Level II-Teacher: Knitting Curriculum Cover multi-color knitting, short rows, assembling techniques, embellishment, picking up stitches, buttonholes, pattern writing and lesson plans. In addition to a review of their homework assignments and testing by their master teacher, students must complete a minimum of 15 hours of student teaching to receive the teaching Certificate of Participation.

For more information and to enroll, visit the Craft Yarn Council

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3 Comments

  • How much is the program for knitting, for crocheting? Please give a price for each level.

    • Hi! Any questions about the program should be sent to the Craft Yarn Council.

  • I love to crochet. I’d live to learn how to teach people.

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