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    Doctor Who MOTOE plaid blanket screen accurate prop build recap

    After a few years of focusing on more original costuming, I've returned to making screen accurate props and costumes (and returned to the rpf!), and I thought I'd share my big build from this past winter: hand-knitting a replica of the lavender and yellow plaid blanket Clara Oswald wraps up in...
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    Screen accurate beaded overdress was purchased and modified for fit. Underdress was self drafted and sewn, wig cut and styled. Photo taken at GallifreyOne 2020.
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    Doctor Who cosplay based on Clara Oswald from the episode Mummy On The Orient Express. Screen accurate beaded overdress was purchased and modified, underdress self drafted and sewn, hair clip handmade, wig cut and styled. Other near-screen-accurate props purchased. Photo taken at GallifreyOne 2020.
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    Clara Oswald cosplay from Mummy On The Orient Express. Screen accurate blanket prop was hand-knit over the course of three and a half months. Photo taken at GallifreyOne 2020.
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    Clara Oswald cosplay from Mummy On The Orient Express. Screen accurate blanket prop was hand-knit over the course of three and a half months. Photo taken at GallifreyOne 2020.
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    Hand-knit screen accurate Mummy On The Orient Express blanket prop. Completed blanket is 154 stitches wide by 224 rows long. With the double-purl technique, this results in 69,300 stitches total, including cast-on and cast-off rows. The hand-knitting took more than 100 hours to complete.
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    Hand-knit screen accurate Mummy On The Orient Express blanket prop. Completed blanket is 70″ by 56″, with 7″ long tassels along the knit edge, 56 in total. It weighs more than five pounds.
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    Completed screen accurate Mummy On The Orient Express knitted blanket prop.
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    Screen accurate knitted Mummy On The Orient Express blanket in progress.
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    Screen accurate knitted Mummy On The Orient Express blanket in progress. The inverted double-knitting (double-purl) results in a double sided blanket, one side primarily lavender and the other side primarily yellow.
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    For my Mummy On The Orient Express cosplay, I wanted to recreate the plaid blanket Clara wraps up in near the end of the episode. I created a screen accurate knitted prop, starting with self-drafting a knitting chart to be worked in inverted double-knit ("double-purl").
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    Screenshot from the Doctor Who episode Mummy On The Orient Express, showing the plaid blanket Clara wraps up in near the end of the episode.

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