Make Your Own Doctor Who Scarf!

dr who scarf

My crafty wife was going to make this for me until we realized that because of the scarf’s inherent extra-long, extra-wide nature (it’s the true source of time travel power – the Tardis is just for show), it was going to cost like $250 in yarn. However, if you’re a nerd with means and a knack for the needles, go for it.

Oh, and yes, we know it’s the “Tom Baker as the Doctor” scarf. He’s the only one that matters. Why? Because he’s the only one who wore an awesome scarf, that’s why.

Doctor Who Scarf [@] The Doctor Who Scarf

Brian Boone

From the middle of nowhere in the Pacific Northwest, I contribute to the Retroist, write for trivia publications, and blog about music in a humorous fashion. I feel about "Back to the Future" the way you feel about "Star Wars." Also, I'm married and have a child (sorry ladies, orphans).

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8 thoughts on “Make Your Own Doctor Who Scarf!

  1. Tara says:

    I have a pattern on my website that calls for $30 worth of acrylic yarn to knit a Doctor Who scarf. It’s in Vanna’s Choice yarn, which you can get at any Michael’s or Jo Anne Fabricks.
    The website is I also list two other yarns, neither of which costs over $100

  2. Doctaah says:

    I did one using a crochet needle, 7 or 8 colors in all, I think I spent about $20 or so in yarn.
    Be prepared to be at it for the better part of a month, it takes a while.

  3. Joseph Aulde says:

    I have a similar scarf but it is not an exact replica. My mom made it back in the 80’s and just sent it to me as a birthday gift. I would like to show it off but not sure how to send you a photo. If you go to my facebook page under Joseph Aulde you can see the photos I just put up today, it arrived this morning.
    A big fan of The Doctor;
    Joseph Aulde

  4. Horace Smith says:

    A 13 inch by 13 feet S13 scarf took me about 40 hours in my wheelchair at 81 years age. I love it and so does my daughter-in-law, physician Julie. We call it the Doctor Wholie scarf.

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