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sprocketfish
« on: January 06, 2009 07:48:24 PM »

Hi everyone. I'm finally back with a follow-up to my dark mantle... for your consideration, I present, the crochet Tardis. Now for a little back story, at some point after Thanksgiving, a professor approached me with an interesting challenge: crochet a Dr. Who-themed item as a Christmas gift for her husband. I very rarely accept commissions, but an open ended challenge like this intrigued me and, given the time restraints (she was leaving the country for Christmas, so I had less than 3 weeks- 2 weeks of which were grad school finals  Cry), I knew it would be a fun challenge. So here is the product of my labor. Now I have many problems with this final project, but I'm working on a second one to redeem myself. One of my main problems with this final product is that the windows remain unfinished; I try to be a miracle worker, but something had to give on this project and the windows were sacrificed in order for Santa to deliver this on time. They have assured me over and over again that it's ok, but I can't help my self-loathing. ANYWAY, enough babbling. I hope you enjoy the pictures and if there is enough interest, like with my previous work, I can post a pattern  Smiley. Thanks!!

The Tardis. If you notice the DVD shelf in the background you can get an idea about the scale of the project.



And some close ups.....




Did I mention it is functional  Grin... it's current owner is using it to store his Dr. Who DVD collection... (it's fully lined)


This was just for fun...  Cool


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« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2009 08:06:21 PM »

Even with the time crunch, I think you did a wonderful job! It's the most appropriate place to keep your Dr. Who DVDs. Cheesy It would also be pretty cool to stuff it so that you can have a squishy tardis! Just random ideas that pop into mind....Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2009 08:11:41 PM »

this is awesome! and i love the shot next to the dalek
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« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2009 08:22:41 PM »

I love it so much, my inner child is shrieking with GLEE!!! That and now I'm planning my on Doctor themed gift box for the hubby...and hopefully I'll have enough time... But darn it if I cant help having dirty thoughts about David Tennant now....*mmmmm* David Tennant... *Drool!* Roll Eyes
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« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2009 08:30:50 PM »

Wow. Just wow. I would love love love the pattern if you felt so inclined to make one and post it. This is just TOO AWESOME. I need to own one. Wow.
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« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2009 08:40:26 PM »

I LOVE IT! This is incredible! Way to spread the Doctor Who love Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2009 08:43:42 PM »

OMG!! That has got to be the BEST Tardis I've ever seen!! I have got to make one! My children and I are all Dr. Who fans and that looks like it would be the right size to cover one of the icing buckets they use in the bakeries!

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« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2009 11:20:34 PM »

That is brilliant! I kept thinking about making one for my nephew for Christmas but didn't get round to it, yours is far better than I had vaguely planned - if you posted a pattern I, for one, would be very, very pleased then I could make one for his birthday next month (and then one for my daughter and one for husband and then one each for my other 5 nephews....)

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« Reply #8 on: January 07, 2009 03:57:31 AM »

Who needs Wii Fit when you have time-constrained epic crochet projects to keep you on your toes! Wink Awesome work!
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« Reply #9 on: January 07, 2009 04:27:07 AM »

This is the coolest!  You and your tardis are totally awesome!  Hitting this rocks!
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« Reply #10 on: January 07, 2009 02:24:01 PM »

awwwwwwwwwwww wow i love dr who please please please can i have the pattern Roll Eyes
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« Reply #11 on: January 07, 2009 02:30:17 PM »

 Grin Thanks for all of the great comments... I'll work on a pattern and hopefully post one soon... The pattern will be slightly altered from the picture since I've learned a few tricks since making the first Tardis  Tongue
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« Reply #12 on: January 07, 2009 06:05:19 PM »

PLEASE DO POST THE PATTERN!!!!! I've grown up with Dr. Who!  I started watching it in 1965 and have seen all the Dr.'s.  This is such a great idea and you did a wonderful job!!!!!!!!!!
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« Reply #13 on: January 07, 2009 06:12:19 PM »

*faints from the coolness!*  Grin
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« Reply #14 on: January 07, 2009 06:28:28 PM »

Absolutely amazing!  I would love to see the patern.  You're so talented.
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« Reply #15 on: January 07, 2009 06:43:22 PM »

Oh.

Wow.

That is amazingly awesome!  And how appropriate to fill it with Doctor Who DVDs!

You should be most proud!
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« Reply #16 on: January 07, 2009 08:24:46 PM »

I don't crochet, but now I might make myself learn!  I want one!
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« Reply #17 on: January 08, 2009 12:55:34 AM »

wow i thought it was cool but i wasn't paying attention.. because i thought the dvd rack was further away... UNTIL i saw the top opening pix and ur note about dvd being stored inside.. OMG Smiley

so awesome! thanks for the inspiration - looking forward to the pattern
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« Reply #18 on: January 08, 2009 01:58:57 AM »

wow that is amazing. I am green with envy!
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« Reply #19 on: January 08, 2009 05:03:58 AM »

A pattern?  Now I'm super excited!!!  You've just made my day!  YIPPEE!
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« Reply #20 on: January 08, 2009 06:32:51 AM »

A crocheted TARDIS is amazing, a functional one is the best thing ever!
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« Reply #21 on: January 08, 2009 06:56:45 AM »

This really couldnt be any cooler! I'm incredibly jelous of they guy who got this for christmas, although every other years presents are going to seem rubbish now he has this.... really good work!
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« Reply #22 on: January 08, 2009 07:32:10 AM »

It's Fantastic!  It's Brilliant! 
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« Reply #23 on: January 09, 2009 05:21:51 AM »

I'm not a Dr Who fan and I love this.  Would like to have the pattern and make one similar to it for storage for lots of things.  Great idea.
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« Reply #24 on: January 12, 2009 08:31:36 PM »

Fantastic!!!


Sigh..I wish I could crochet!
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« Reply #25 on: January 13, 2009 03:04:54 PM »

That is too amazing. Cheesy
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« Reply #26 on: January 13, 2009 08:33:51 PM »

omg, it only took you three weeks? That's incredible.  It looks fantastic.  The fact that it's a storage space too is icing on the cake!
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« Reply #27 on: February 06, 2009 12:39:36 PM »

oh my heavens!! I LOVE THIS!! wisting now!
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« Reply #28 on: February 07, 2009 07:07:31 AM »

My mom would flip out over this!!! She has been a huge Dr Who fan ever since I was a little kid! (and I'm 35!) LOL! I have to send her a link to this!
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« Reply #29 on: February 12, 2009 08:05:26 PM »

Anything tardis rocks and that is huge, functional, crochet, and great looking! You are extremely talented!
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« Reply #30 on: February 14, 2009 10:15:39 AM »

OMG I love this!   My BF and I love the show and that would be so perfect for a gift!

Thanks and good job!
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« Reply #31 on: February 16, 2009 07:15:52 PM »

Wow, that's adorable!  It is a perfect shape as storage, but I bet the Tardis would make a nice bolster pillow as well.  Awesome job with the different depths of the inlaid areas.
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« Reply #32 on: February 21, 2009 10:38:08 PM »

Love your Tardis - and what a good storage idea.   Cheesy
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« Reply #33 on: May 16, 2010 02:06:18 PM »

Is there still a pattern for this or did I miss it?
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« Reply #34 on: June 28, 2010 09:12:16 PM »

I just stumbled upon this post and loved it sooo much that I joined Craftster to ask is there still a possibility of a posted pattern? or did I just miss it?  Huh  Thanks!
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« Reply #35 on: June 28, 2010 09:21:55 PM »

That is AMAZING!!!
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« Reply #36 on: June 29, 2010 12:01:23 PM »

It's so awesome! I would also love a pattern!  Cheesy
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« Reply #37 on: June 30, 2010 04:38:40 AM »

Wow. *_*
SO Awesome.
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« Reply #38 on: August 16, 2010 12:33:33 AM »

I love that this is functional, and the scale is amazing considering the load you had when you made it!
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« Reply #39 on: September 11, 2010 09:16:52 AM »

Please, please, please post your pattern! I would adore making the Tardis!!!
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« Reply #40 on: November 19, 2010 10:42:24 AM »

This is without a doubt the most detailed TARDIS I've ever seen before! *Stands up & applauds* Shocked
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« Reply #41 on: September 30, 2012 12:32:22 PM »

 Shocked Wow, beautiful! Can I trouble you to post the pattern? I would love to add this to my son's Christmas list.
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« Reply #42 on: September 30, 2012 04:19:20 PM »

That is awesome!
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« Reply #43 on: September 11, 2014 10:13:09 AM »

Did you by any chance ever create a pattern for this??? I have a boy who would love this for Christmas!!!
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