The musical "Rent®" has been a favorite for years now and the popularity trend continues...
At Hobbie's House, the trend started during the summer of 2005 when a customer requested a custom sweater and scarf set to attend the premiere showing of the film adaptation of the Broadway musical of the same name.
Hobbie's original reproduction of the maroon and light blue sweater, with it's navy and white striped scarf, was designed specifically for the event.
They continue to be bestsellers in our collection of custom designed "reproduction" knitwear.
If you are a "Renthead", you've come to the right place!
Checked the RENT® sweater sizing chart?
Click HERE if you are ready to order.
Most sweater and scarf sets are custom knit for the lead character in numerous High School drama and theater productions as well as community theaters across the United States from California to New York, Canada and several European countries.
The Biloxi Little Theater The Kokomo Civic Theater, M.I. Productions, The Durham School of the Arts, Santa Monica College Theater Arts Department, The Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center The Home Town Acting Studio of Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada Guernsey Amateur Dramatic and Operatic Club
First designed to reproduce the look but more specifically - the fit - of the original sweater as worn by "Mark", customers found that this sweater did not fit them quite the way other sweaters did.
The sweater seen in the movie is very fitted and quite short.
In 2007, we altered the design to be slightly less fitted and added a couple inches to the finished length. The original, very fitted version is certainly available upon request.
The sweater set consists of a cozy ribbed pullover in maroon/light blue with narrow chest and sleeve stripes. The original version is lightweight - our version is of medium weight.
The wide neckline is trimmed with a narrow, contrasting band.
A navy and white striped scarf completes the set.
The sweater is available in the following standard sizes: Men's X Small, Small, Medium and Large and Misses X Small, Small, Medium and Large.
Are you tall or petite?
For detailed sweater sizing information, please contact us.
"Thank you SO much! Job well done on the 'Mark Cohen' sweater! You even delivered earlier than expected. Excellent Service!!!"
"My son was thrilled with his custom made RENT sweater and scarf for his role as Mark. The sweater was a total hit and when he wore it to the first dress rehearsal. There was great look of surprise and excitement from the director, assistant direct and the entire RENT cast when they saw him wearing the sweater."
"...I wanted to let you know that we received our Rent sweater and scarf set this week in plenty of time for our show and its perfect. Im happy, the actors happy, the directors happy so thank you. I appreciate your help and wanted to let you know that we are VERY satisfied customers!"
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