Doctor Who Knitting Patterns
Fellow Whovians will find knitting patterns here for any age or level of interest. There are meticulously researched knitting patterns for Doctor Who cosplay and fun patterns to show your love of Doctor Who in your daily life. Even patterns for the youngest Whovian in your family!
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These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.
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Free Knitting Patterns
Pandorica / Centurion Shawl
This shawl is inspired by Doctor Who’s companion Rory Williams and his role as the Last Centurion, Amy’s protector during her 2,000 year confinement to the Pandorica. This shawlette is an interpretation of the Pandorica itself, with its strong geometric patterning and also the shape of centurion shield. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Awilda B. Designs
These Doctor Who fingerless mitts feature the Seal of Rassilon in twisted stitches. Knit flat and seamed. Designed by Velma Aho for fingering weight. Pictured project by Lepida
TARDIS Dog Sweater
These Doctor Who inspired dog costume is designed for small dogs but comes with instructions for adapting to other sizes. Designed by Cináed Langley
TARDIS Coin Purse
Possibly not bigger on the inside! according the the designer Claire Sears. Knit flat or in the round, the look of Doctor Who’s police box transport is created with knit and purl stitches with intarsia or duplicate stitch.
Keladry B’s socks were inspired by Doctor Who. Pictured project by TraceyM
Fifth Doctor Beanie
This hat is inspired by the jumper / sweater worn by Peter Davison for his first two seasons as the Fifth Doctor Who. Ellen Hyde states that this is a great first cable project.
- Get the free knitting pattern
- Get Fifth Doctor collectibles and DVDs on ebay
- See more TV Inspired Hat Patterns
The Snowmen Cometh Scarf
Samantha Stewart designed this scarf after the one worn by the Eleventh Doctor played by Matt Smith in the 2012 Doctor Who Christmas Special “The Snowmen“.
Doctor Who Style Fingerless Mitts
Kathryn Williams designed these easy striped handwarmers to match the Tom Baker Doctor Who Scarves.
Penwiper created this dalek toy that is about 8 inches tall in worsted yarn.
TARDIS Plush Toy
Penwiper created this plush TARDIS that knits about about 10 inches to 3 feet tall depending on yarn.
Bigger on the Inside Shawl
This lace shawl was designed by Kate Atherley with a tardis motif.
Mommy’s Little Dalek Jumper
The Doctor could be in trouble if he was ever confronted by Daleks as cute as this one designed by ABitterKnitter! One size 18.5″ chest.
Designed by Carrie Fritsche, this Tardis blanket is almost life size at 9’6″ x 6’4″ and it worked with intarsia in one piece.
Seal of Rassilon Hat
This tam was designed by Ellen Hyde based on the Seal of Rassilon, a symbol of the Time Lords.
Rose’s Slouchy Hat
Designed after a hat Rose wore.
Dalek Egg Cozies
This Doctor Who inspired designs by Lyles’ Knit are great for hiding chocolate eggs or Easter eggs. Easterminate!
Doctor Who Scarf
Jeanene Hammers has included all your favorite Doctor Who characters in this double-knit scarf.
Dalek Motif Wash Cloth or Afghan Square
Amy Pond’s Pandorica Opens Scarf
Cabled scarf inspired by the one Amy wore in this Doctor Who episode. Designed by Lanea Zimmerman who did extensive research to match the look of Amy’s scarf.
Nardole’s Hat from The Eaters of Light
This beanie is created with striped colorwork and woven strands of yarn inspired by the one worn by Nardole in the Doctor Who episode The Eaters of Light. Designed by Evelyn Stowe of Sammich Sewing.
- Get the free knitting pattern
- See the Ravelry page
- Get the recommended Special Stylecraft DK yarn on Amazon
- Watch The Eaters of Light on Amazon
Nardole’s Hat from The Doctor Falls
Ribbed hat with pompom inspired by the one worn by Nardole in the Doctor Who episode The Doctor Falls. Designed by Evelyn Stowe of Sammich Sewing.
This toy version of Doctor Who’s faithful companion by Helen Callis is only 3 inches long. Great for stocking stuffers or tree ornaments!
- Get the free knitting pattern
- See more Teeny Toy Knitting Patterns
- Get K-9 collectibles and toys on ebay
Connielene designed this Doctor Who inspired tote. Finished bag is about 14 by 9 inches or 36 by 23 cm.
Erin Jones designed this 29 stitch by 72 charted panel inspired by horrifying Doctor Who angels. See below for the Weeping Angel Attack chart
Weeping Angel Attack
Erin Jones designed this 58 stitch by 60 row panel inspired by horrifying Doctor Who angels. Don’t blink!
Knit Purr Live designed this Doctor Who inspired scarf.
Kristen Howard designed this “pocket-sized TARDIS and pint-sized companion all rolled into one”. Approx 5-6″ body (1 foot nose to tip of tail)
Caffeinate! Press Style Coffee Maker Cozy
Coryna Blasko designed this Dalek-inspired coffee maker cozy.
- Get the free knitting pattern
- See more Beverage Cozies Knitting Patterns
- See Tea Pot Cozy Knitting Patterns
Teryn Pierce designed this ingenious balaclava with optional nose and mouth holes.
Designed by Juanita McLellan, this is a pattern for the Doctor Who alien, the Star Whale, from the episode in Season 5 (Eleventh Doctor), “The Beast Below”.
Tom Baker Scarves
Chris Brimelow has a site dedicated to Chris’s thoroughly researched designs for Doctor Who scarves with tips on yarns to use for the best color match.
Seasons 12-14 Doctor Who Scarf
Chris Brimelow has a site dedicated to after the first scarf worn by Tom Baker from Robot in season 12 through The Seeds of Doom in season 13, and in scenes from The Masque of Mandragora, The Hand of Fear, and The Deadly Assassin in season 14
Season 15 Doctor Who Scarf
Chris Brimelow’s design of the scarf worn by Tom Baker for his portrayal of Doctor Who in Image of the Fendahl, Underworld, and The Invasion of Time from season 15.
Season 16/17 Doctor Who Scarf
Designed by Chris Brimelow, this is the scarf worn by Tom Baker for his portrayal of Doctor Who in all of seasons 16 and 17 (The Ribos Operation through Shada).
Season 18 Doctor Who Scarf
Designed by Chris Brimelow, this is the scarf worn by Tom Baker for his portrayal of Doctor Who in all of season 18 (The Leisure Hive through Logopolis).
Fourth Doctor’s Scarf Purse
Fifth Doctor Who Sweater
Designed by Cullen Skinner after the sweater worn by Peter Davison for his first two seasons as the Fifth Doctor. Cullen states that it is stitch for stitch screen accurate.
Patterns for Purchase
TARDIS Pet Hut
Doctor Who inspired police box for your furry companion or K-9. Finished size is 16″x 16″x 16″. Designed by KirBearCreations
TARDIS Leg Warmers
Doctor Who inspired thigh high leg warmers are knit in the round. Sizes included in the pattern are XS-XL.
Vintage knitting pattern download of Doctor Who’s faithful friend. 15 inches long and 10 inches high. DK yarn.
Fourth Doctor Who Doll
Doctor Who doll with floppy hat and extra long scarf. Approx 19.5ins(49.5cms) from the top of his head (not including hat) to the soles of his feet.
Doctor Who Matt Smith Doll
12 inch Matt Smith doll in DK weight yarn.
Finished dimensions of this Doctor Who inspired Police Box blanket are approximately 46 x 62 inches
TARDIS Slouchy Beanie
This Doctor Who inspired hat is comes with 3 sizes: child, adult size, and a super slouchy. Pictured project by RobynPearl
TARDIS Christmas Stocking
Fourth Doctor Scarf Kit
The hardest part of knitting a Doctor Who Scarf is chasing down the yarn. Here’s a kit that did that for you. Included are 9 skeins in the carefully researched colors and the official pattern with variations to accommodate specific seasons/versions, from the Dr Who Scarf Pattern Page.
Doctor Who Christmas Stocking
This stocking pattern comes complete with charts for a flying Tardis, staring Cybermen, ominous Angels (don’t blink!), and a starry night sky, as well as instructions on how to create your stocking using the Magic Loop Method and Afterthought Heel.
Fingerless mitts for Doctor Who fans. Pictured project by ianda67 includes the modifications of a black background to the words and black frames on the windows.
Police Box Slouchy Hat
I’ve looked at a lot of Dr. Who Tardis inspired hats and in my opinion this is the best. A well-designed, very finished looking pattern with a lot of style. I begged the designer CID Hanscom to put it on Etsy so I could share it with you and she did!
Doctor Who Dalek Knit Fingerless Mitts
I love these! The pattern on the fingerless gloves looks just like the dalek’s body.
Dalek Hat Knitting Pattern
Two sizes: Ages 3-8 and 9-Adult
This pattern is entirely knit, no crochet involved. The main hat pattern is knitted flat and then seamed.
Designed by LadyPurl after the gloves Rose is wearing when she loses the Doctor.
Police Box / Tardis Mittens
Instructions are included in the pattern to produce both mittens and fingerless mitts.
Terry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, intheloopknitting.com. Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!