Here’s WHAT I know about WHO….
There are 12 of them and an additional War Doctor – WHAT?
WHERE they are is… time traveling based in the UK?
HOW is through a blue phone booth called a TARDIS. Which I now know stands for: Time And Relative Dimension In Space.
I also know that there are so many because it has been on TV off and on since 1963. The different doctors and actors playing them is because the previous one is regenerated. Probably because of some fatal accident written into the script?
I still don’t know what a War Doctor is, but I do know he is the only one with facial hair.
I do know that each Doctor has a unique look which causes them to have specific “cult” followings.
I also know that previous seasons are available on Netflix. I know that we do not subscribe to Netflix, so we won’t be watching it.
I know there is something called a DALEK in the show. Not sure what that is other than it looks like a machine and my 12 year knitted a washcloth with one on it for a friend for Christmas.
I know that there is all kinds of patterns and crafts and Dr. Who paraphernalia available on the internet.
I know there is something called a sonic screwdriver. I know this because I have a Girl Scout that has one and she brought it to a campout. It was annoying.
I know that my little dolls are adorable and I can just about crochet the body in my sleep. 🙂
I know that my dear friend in the UK is thrilled that these little guys will be climbing in a TARDIS (once I find an appropriately sized one) and making their way across the pond shortly!
I know that my favorite, based on NOTHING about the show, is probably the War Doctor (but then I’m especially fond of facial hair) or probably the guy with the long scarf because that scarf is adorable (though the pattern was significantly wrong in the length needed and I have a short version laying on my craft table because I started over with longer yarn).
I know that I don’t like making curly hair – actually all the hair was a pain but the curly was especially troublesome. The War Dr. and #12 kind of have mohawk/messy hairdos because that is they way they looked in their photos.
I know that the hats are cute, but really seem too small for their heads – except the fez, which actually almost seems too big.
I know that I still have 400 little black beads for eyes and that they are not all the same size!
I know that about half of my Facebook friends are coveting these and would pay me to make them. I know that I have several other projects to complete first. I also know that I am out of the off-white yarn for the heads anyways (the last couple have a slightly different color skin).
I wonder, why there haven’t been any dark skinned Doctors? I have plenty of brown yarn!
Or what about a woman? NO… that would mean longer hair or fancier…
I just spent 10 minutes searching for some great Dr. Who quote to end this with and I didn’t find anything that struck me as blog ending but here are a couple.
One day, just one day, maybe, I’m going to meet somebody who gets the whole “don’t wander off” thing. – The 9th Doctor
One day, maybe, I will get to meet C.C. in person.
“This is one corner… of one country, in one continent, on one planet that’s a corner of a galaxy that’s a corner of a universe that is forever growing and shrinking and creating and destroying and never remaining the same for a single millisecond. And there is so much, so much to see.”— The Doctor, Season 7, Episode 4
That is what I will tell the little guys as I pack them up… time for them to travel to a new world and bring joy to another family.
“For some people, small beautiful events are what life is all about!” – 5th Doctor
Which is why I knit. To bless someone with something beautiful, hand made with care and love – whether it be small (Dr. Who doll) or large (afghan).