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RENT Musical Costumes

By Hobbies House / March 17, 2016

RENT Musical Costumes –  Since 2005, we’ve custom knit the sweater and scarf worn by Mark Cohen in the movie version of the Broadway rock musical. Our sweater and scarf was worn by “Marc Cohen” in the 2013 Buenos Aires CETEM production of RENT® the musical.  All photos in the playbill poster above are the copyrighted […]


How To Measure A Sweater

By Hobbies House / June 30, 2015

How to measure a sweater –  Do you have a favorite sweater? You know, one that fits exactly the way you want it to? All clothes manufactured from woven fabrics, from designer to off the rack at Target, are drafted according to standard body measurements plus wearing ease (added inches so we can get into those […]


Frequently Asked Questions

By Hobbies House / April 11, 2015

These are frequently asked questions – not rants, raves or a revelation of personal information We’ve collected these questions  since we opened the doors to Hobbie’s House in 2002.   Although many submitted questions are associated with specific orders, there are occasions when we deem many generic questions to be of interest to all potential customers. […]


Custom Size Sweater

By Hobbies House / April 9, 2015

Custom Size Sweater – Should You Order A Custom Size Sweater or Standard Size? Wondering which size you need to order?  Depends on why you are considering costuming knitwear from Hobbie’s House. Are you thinking of an item you plan on wearing regularly or is this part of a Halloween costume?  How particular you are about […]


What Size Do I Wear?

By Hobbies House / April 9, 2015

What size do I wear? Have you ever wondered what size to buy for a perfect fit? When it comes to knitwear, there are a few factors to consider beyond the basic “I wear size “X” factor. Knit fabrics behave in a completely different way than woven fabrics. Different manufacturers add varying amounts of wearing […]


Toddler Cardigan Knitting Patterns – How To Get The Best Fit

By Hobbies House / November 18, 2010

Toddler Cardigan Knitting Patterns – Does a four year old actually wear a size 4 cardigan? Not likely… Toddler sweaters and cardigans are quick and just plain fun to knit but these days, kids grow like good weeds! Height and weight will also affect the size your child wears. Don’t forget that the “4” actually […]


Custom Sized Sweaters: We’ll Knit The Sweater To Fit You!

By Hobbies House / August 23, 2007

Custom sized  sweaters?  Yes, it is possible to order a custom sized sweater for costuming purposes. At Hobbie’s House, custom knitting is our business and custom sized sweaters our specialty.  It’s been our niche since 1975, long before we opened the doors to a virtual Hobbie’s House of Wizard Wear. Interested in getting a great fit in […]

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