screen accurate props

  1. claraandblanket-1.jpg

    claraandblanket-1.jpg

    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.
  2. Claraandblanket-2.jpg

    Claraandblanket-2.jpg

    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.
  3. MOTOEblanket-6.jpg

    MOTOEblanket-6.jpg

    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.
  4. MOTOEblanket-5.jpg

    MOTOEblanket-5.jpg

    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.
  5. MOTOEblanket-1.jpg

    MOTOEblanket-1.jpg

    Completed screen accurate Mummy On The Orient Express knitted blanket prop.
  6. MOTOEblanketprogress-1.jpg

    MOTOEblanketprogress-1.jpg

    Screen accurate knitted Mummy On The Orient Express blanket in progress.
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    MOTOEblanketprogress-2.jpg

    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.
  8. MOTOEblanketchart.png

    MOTOEblanketchart.png

    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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