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Harry Potter Sweater Vest: The Most Popular Knitting Pattern Sizes

By Hobbies House / August 27, 2016

The Harry Potter Sweater Vest is one of the most requested Harry Potter knitting patterns in our collection of Hogwarts© styled knits. In fact, soon after we opened Hobbie’s House of Wizard Wear in 2002, the vest quickly became the top “special customizing request” from all wizards who live in warmer climates. It has remained […]


LK 150 Knitting Machine: Buy The Best Hobby Knitter

By Hobbies House / August 23, 2016

LK 150 Knitting Machine – It’s much more than a “hobby knitter”. Cast on just once and you’ll be hooked.  It’s just one of the reasons it sits at the top of our list of great gift ideas for knitters.  Why limit yourself to two needles? The term hobby does not begin to describe the […]


School Uniform Cardigan Sweater: Miss X-Small Size 4

By Hobbies House / August 17, 2016

This school uniform cardigan sweater is styled to have you fit right in as a Hogwarts© student. The pattern is a favorites in our collection of free wizard wear knitting patterns and it is drafted in an X Small Misse’s size 4. As a Harry Potter cardigan sweater, it features  a V-neck, a five-button front closure with […]


Buy Harry Potter Scarves: Get Popular Styles!

By Hobbies House / August 15, 2016

Buy Harry Potter Scarves We knit the scarves in several styles!   Harry Potter scarves in all styles are still everyone’s favorite – from the Chambers of Secrets© wide stripe version, to the Prisoner of Azkaban trapped-bar style and the Goblet of Fire ribbed scarf! The Beast version looks positively splendid! In a hurry for a […]


Gift Ideas For Knitters: Top 10 On The Christmas Wish List

By Hobbies House / August 15, 2016

These top 10 gift ideas for knitters are sure to make any Holiday [popup_product]wish list[/popup_product]! I’m always on the lookout for gift ideas for knitters.  Some of these “ideas” might make it on my wish list so why not surprise them with a totally unexpected gift for their favorite hobby? After more than 40 years in the […]


School House Colors: How To Solve The Proportion Problem

By Hobbies House / August 12, 2016

School House Colors add that special touch to an otherwise basic sweater. Our reproduction wizard school knitwear features a simple stripe pattern to represent each of the four school houses. The stripe sequence of “House” colors is added to specific places, depending on the style of sweater you are knitting: The Original “CoS” Style: In […]


Sweater Measurements For Children: Knitting For Toddler 2T To A Size 14

By Hobbies House / July 24, 2016

Sweater Measurements For Children – In this post, we’re including sizing and measurement details for a range of other sizes from toddlers to the Child’s size 14. Gathering toddler sizing information and measurements started with a request several years ago to share our sweater measurements for a child’s 3T then an inquiry about a Child’s 4T.  Here are […]


The Initial Sweater: Have Mom Knit One For Christmas!

By Hobbies House / July 18, 2016

The Initial Sweater is here!  The initial sweater from Hobbie’s House knitting collection can be with knit with or without the initial! Remember our littlest wizards wearing their *Initial* sweaters? It was their very first Christmas Holiday season. Ready to start knitting? ==> Pick from a beautiful selection of tweed yarns Full Fledged Wizards! Twins, blue […]


Harry Potter House Colors: Compare Best Knitting Yarns

By Hobbies House / July 15, 2016

Harry Potter House Colors – Here is our guide to locating yarns in authentic colors but what are the House colors for Wizard School aka the Hogwarts® Uniforms worn to class? Here again, there are many differing opinions as to what constitutes “authentic” shades. Harry Potter House Colors – Authentic or Not? Do you own an original […]

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