For those of you who don’t know the TV show Doctor Who, you’re probably going to be slightly lost. I’m sorry, just run with it. This is my second favorite pop culture trend (next to Harry Potter) and it has been getting a lot of attention. Whovians everywhere are making their own DIY costumes for Halloween and Comic-Con, not to mention their everyday representation of the incredible fandom. With the 50th Anniversary being just last year, and our introduction of the War Doctor and 12, fans are going crazy trying to get their hands on easy crafts and free crochet patterns. Let’s be honest, why would we spend our hard-earned money on something we can just make ourselves? Why would we especially spend a ton of money on handmade geeky crafts when you will save when you make it yourself and have the satisfaction of a job well done. You can make your very own Doctor like no one has ever seen with free amigurumi patterns, homemade t-shirts, and DIY crafts.
Link Love: Doctor Who Crafts and Free Crochet Patterns
If you thought I just talked a lot of gibberish, I thought the same thing before I became a Whovian. I highly encourage you to take the time and watch the show (please don’t be that person who skips 9). Even if you don’t watch the show yourself, there is somebody you know who does. Daughter, son, grandchildren, husband…one person does. I can guarantee it. Maybe they aren’t the incredible crocheter that you are, so a cuddly dalek pattern will be a great homemade gift. Amigurumi figures are small, doll-like figures that are normally crocheted and they are becoming a new trend with the younger population. There are amigurumi patterns that are really easy to follow and they’re so cute!
Now, my crafters, don’t panic. I haven’t forgotten you. I will admit that it was a little more difficult to find full craft tutorials. You can admit that Doctor Who is very much defined by the wardrobe and the faces of the characters. That said, you can easily make their accessories. Whoever (pun intended) is your favorite Doctor, they are each defined by a specific accessory. Think inside the TARDIS box. Your ideas are all there! But if you’re having a little trouble, you’re going to love these easy crafts that you can use over and over again.
Free Crochet Patterns
Tardis Amigurumi from Army of Owls on ravelry.com
Dalek Amigurumi from Lucy Ravenscar on ravelry.com
Amigurumi Adipose from Jennifer Christensen on ravelry.com
Fez Toilet Paper Roll Cover from Irish Lace
10’s Sonic Screw Driver from The Bean Patch
Time Traveling Police Call Box Scarf from Happy Hooker
Doctor Who Set of Doctors (1-11) + Tardis from Allison Hoffman on ravelry.com
Doctor Who War Doctor from Allison Hoffman on ravelry.com
Dalek Amigurumi Pattern from Craftster
Rose’s Scarf from Boomtown Pattern from The Worst Crochet Blog
4’s Scarf Pattern from Sandra Petit on ravelry.com
Baby Dalek Dress from Random Ramblings
Free Knitting Patterns
Insulate! Hat from Amy van de Laar on ravelry.com
Free Craft Projects
Homemade Fezzes from Tally’s Treasury
Tardis Needle Case from Craftster
Adipose Plush Toy from Tuts+
Doctor Who Painted Tardis Heels from Doodle Craft Blog
Bow Tie Necklace from 3 Chic Geeks
Tardis Closet from Madin Crafts
Interested in more geeky stuff? Check out this collection of easy superhero crafts!
Who is your favorite Doctor, and how do you show your Who-love?
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