Molly Conroy

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Remedial Brioche

Remedial Brioche

A virtual class with Molly Conroy July 8, 2:00-4:00 & 5:00-7:00pm CDT Plain Brioche knitting is TV knitting - really! If you have tried and failed or always wanted to learn, then join me and give it a try. We demystify the language and see how to avoid and fix the most common mistakes.
Success with Plant-Based Yarns

Success with Plant-Based Yarns

An in-person class with Molly Conroy Nov 10, 9:00am-12:00pm PST In this class we will explore the characteristics of different plant-based yarns and the key to using them successfully in our hand-knit wardrobes.
Remedial Brioche

Remedial Brioche

An in-person class with Molly Conroy Nov 11, 9:00am-12:00pm PST Plain Brioche knitting is TV knitting - really! If you have tried and failed or always wanted to learn, then join me and give it a try. We demystify the language and see how to avoid and fix the most common mistakes.
Fixing Mistakes in Knitting

Fixing Mistakes in Knitting

An in-person class with Molly Conroy Nov 13, 9:00am-12:00pm PST The most empowering thing a knitter can learn is how to fix their own mistakes. We are much more likely to take on new and more complicated projects if we know we can successfully troubleshoot, identify, and fix our mistakes.

About Molly Conroy

Molly is a founding partner of Hands on Knitting Center in Redlands, CA. In the 11 years, Molly has become the in-store expert on helping students fix mistakes, adjust patterns, and learn to let go of the pattern and make what the knitter wants. She loves sharing her passion of all fiber arts but nothing makes her happier than teaching how to simplify complicated techniques. People claim that she is patient but she just believes anyone can learn anything as long as they want to. Living in the Inland Empire of SoCal, where it is over 90 degrees much of the year, Molly has also chosen to become a plant based yarn enthusiast and enjoys sharing her enthusiasm and knowledge with anyone who will listen! Like most people, Molly was warned against knitting with cotton or other plant based yarns when she first began to knit. But realizing that we cannot wear wool most of the year in SoCal, she decided to learn about how to be successful with plant based yarns – after all, people have been working with cotton over 6,000 years and linen over 9,000 so it had to be possible… Molly is also a designer and has had designs published in Love of Knitting and on Ravelry. She teaches in-store and at local guilds and schools. Prior to opening HOKC, Molly worked in the retail industry as VP of Sales for Le Creuset running the retail chain of more than 40 stores. As VP of the Friedman Group she taught sales and management all over the world for big and small retailers. And just prior to opening HOKC, Molly was a Leasing Agent with Craig Realty Group learning skills that came in handy for negotiating a lease! Molly lives in SoCal with her very patient husband and very silly dog.

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