Our Advertising Policy

"How do I compare misses sizes to a junior sizes? I really don't know which I should order or which size would be a better fit."

Get out your measuring tape because there is a difference between each size range. The questions here is how does a Misses size compare to a Junior size.

In an earlier post, we covered the differences between the two size ranges but here are the measurements to determine specifically which Junior size comes closest to an "8" in the Misses size range.

There is one other factor which can throw off all "sizing" and measurements - how generous the manufacturer is in their idea of sizing. The easiest way to put it is this...when it comes to comparing sizes, the more expensive the brand, the more true to size and the more generous the wearing ease.

Have you ever had the opportunity to try on various sweaters of the same size but from different labels and manufacturers? Try it sometimes - you will be amazed.

Let's start by comparing Misses sizes to Junior sizes.

The difference is not just in the finished measurements. You can also tell the difference in the construction and finishing method. The high end garments will be full fashioned (individual garment pieces are made separately then assembled) rather than completed using the cut and sew method.

The big ticket items also provide you with more wearing ease above and beyond the design ease.

Please note that the measurements given below are your actual measurements not the finished measurements of the garment itself.

Also, the style of a garment will affect how it fits - outerwear [jackets, vests, coats and cardigans] has varying amounts of added wearing ease - they are designed to be layered over other garments.

Certain sweater styles have "negative" wearing ease...in other words they are literally smaller than your actual body measurements.

Wondering about our advertising policy?

Our website - www.wizardknits.com - accepts advertising and other forms of compensation.

This compensation in no way influences the information included on this site nor the quality of the products we create.

We provide visitors with a unique service - custom knit garments - and information related to said service in the form of specific sizing and measurement information, honest opinions, topical reviews and discussions as well as pertinent experiences.

Advertising Policy: Content

Hobbie's House of Wizard Wear (www.wizardknits.com) is an informational website designed to help Harry Potter© and other costuming fans complete their costumes with custom made, heirloom quality knitwear accessories. We also provide custom sizing recommendations.

The content of Hobbie's House of Wizard Wear is written entirely by the webmaster, with the exception of the various testimonials, frequently asked questions and comments directed our way by visitors to this site.

As an extension of a custom knitting business established more than thirty years ago, this site has been an online commercial venture since 2002 and run as a business.

We do, however, offer advertising opportunities to other theme relatedbusinesses.

Advertising Policy:
Product Recommendations

When we mention or recommend a product or service on this site, it is because we believe it to be a good product or service. In nearly all cases, we have either used it in the past or currently make use of it to assemble our products.

This does not mean that we are financially compensated for mentioning the product. We are simply providing the reader with our honest opinion as a "user" of said product.

Third Party Advertisers

General Ads are provided by Google.com AdSense. Text and image ads displayed in the "Ads by Google" formatted sections are automatically populated by Google.com. They are relevant to our site's theme and targeted to our audience.

Contextual advertising is provided by various companies such as Kontera, Infolinks and Skimlinks. Contextual links are also targeted to our audience.

DoubleClick Cookie

Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user's prior visits to your website.

Google's use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet.

Users may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting the ads preference manager.

You can read more about Google's Advertising and Cookies here: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

As consumers, click HERE to find our more about online advertising and visit this page to opt-out from internet based advertising.

Advertising Policy: Affiliate Merchants

Our main Affiliate Programs are Amazon.com, the Google Affiliate Network, Commission Junction, Share A Sale, SiteSell (our Web hosting service)and various theme related service providers.

Hobbie's House of Wizard Wear (www.wizardknits.com) is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites such as www.wizardknits.com to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com, or Endless.com, MYHABIT.com, SmallParts.com, or AmazonWireless.com.

Ads displayed by our affiliate partners are selected to conform with our advertising policy. We only accept non-Google sponsorships from providers of high-quality goods or services. We appreciate their recognition and support of this site.

We accept advertising requests from high-quality establishments within the Halloween and Costuming category. They provide our customers with additional information and services.

If you enjoy www.wizardknits.com, please visit our advertising partners. Be sure to let them know where you discovered their website. They will be happy to know the source!

If you sell goods or services to costuming enthusiasts (not just Harry Potter fans)or are organize costuming events and would like to advertise on our site, please fill out the form below.

Site Build It!

While we use Solo Build It!'s (SBI's) web resources and tools to host www.wizardknits.com, we also have an affiliate relationship with SBI.

SBI has been our web-host of choice since 2002. The tools and resources they offer are second to none and we could not imagine building a successful site without their services.

Should you click on one of their links, you will be presented with incredible site building information.

Thank you for taking a minute to review our advertising policy.

If you have any questions, fee free to contact us and should you be interested in advertising on our site, please fill out the form found on the "Contact Us" page with all pertinent advertising information.

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The Webmaster,