A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
November 17 News: WOW!  Congratulate the winner of DIY Halloween Costumes 2015!
Total Members: 305,439
Currently Running With Scissors:
573 Guests and 16 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Doctor Who crochet things for babies  (Read 1664 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
Offline Offline

Posts: 141
Joined: 09-Jul-2010

The Doctor's Companion

View Profile
« on: December 18, 2012 12:30:24 PM »

A couple of friends of mine (who are MASSIVE nerds, both scientists, and lovers of all things Doctor Who) are expecting a baby girl in May. YAY! Cheesy So excited. Anyway, I told them I wanted to make them a baby blanket, and the first thing they said was ". . . can it be a TARDIS blanket?"

The only TARDIS blanket patterns I've seen have all been HUGE afghan projects, and I've neither the time nor the money to commit to that big of a project (plus it'd be huge for the little one). So my plan was to make them a simple, pretty baby blanket, and then make some other Doctor Who-related thing for the baby.

So I'm looking for ideas! I need something that's safe for the little one, clearly. Things I've considered are a plushy TARDIS or a Tenth Doctor doll (both parents are big David Tennant fans). And though this is mainly looking for crochet things, I'm open to other types of crafts, too. Please and thank you. Smiley

"People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect. But actually, from a non-linear, non-subjective point of view, it's more like a big ball of wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey . . . stuff."
- The Doctor
Thickheaded crochet guy
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2012 03:05:03 PM »


Maybe with a jingle bell inside for a rattle?
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 5784
Joined: 03-Oct-2009

View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2012 06:58:46 AM »


Maybe with a jingle bell inside for a rattle?

That'd be really cute!
Resident Piximacated Person
Offline Offline

Posts: 186
Joined: 22-Nov-2006

Kneesocks of DOOOM! DOOOM, I say!

View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2013 10:19:39 AM »

You could do a Dalek rattle! Make a funny marshmallow shape, shove a jingle ball in the dome, stuff, and sew to one of those rattle rings that's popular to crochet.

On the baby blanket front, you could just make it TARDIS blue... And if you made it swirly, you could say they can claim that it's the baby's name written in circle Gallifreyan...

Don't piss off Pixie's... they tend to be mean when they swarm!
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2013 04:11:51 PM »

I also am a big Doctor Who fan!  I've come across quite a few different Doctor Who themed crochet patterns/items. 

I love this amigurumi of the 10th Doctor - free on ravelry.  I've made one myself and it works up really quick (I made one over a weekend).
Martian Boy http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/martian-boy

Here's a pattern for a Tardis blanket, http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/doctor-who-tardis-blanket, you could probably do some adjustments to make it baby-sized, so it wouldnt' be quite so overwhelming!

Another blanket idea: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=375130.0
This one would be a lot less work, just make your own mini-Tardis to attach on it somewhere.

Fee free to browse my Pinterest board, I've collected quite a few Doctor Who themed crochet patterns here. http://pinterest.com/stephany719/crocheted-dorkiness/

Best of luck! Smiley

« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2013 02:50:40 PM »

You could make a weeping angel rattle? I made this angel, and just filled in the bottom. I'll post some pics once my sister takes some

Another idea is to make a basic blanket, but make it like the Dr's scarf for color?
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Prevent Frizzy Curls in Humidity
How to Take Out Braids
How to Do a Ponytail
How to Braid Black Hair
How to Do Micro Braids
Latest Blog Articles
November 25, 2015 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Cube Advent Calendar
Thankful for Family

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.