Extermiknit Part II

By Phil Plait | December 7, 2008 2:07 pm

So you have a Dalek on your holiday gift list, but what to get the genetically mutated Universe-dominating alien?

Dalek CrochetWhy, a crocheted cozy, of course. The link goes to a free pattern you can use.

Space is very cold, and you could catch your death out there.

Tip o’ the needle to BABloggee Mandy Qualls.

CATEGORIZED UNDER: SciFi, TV/Movies

Comments (14)

  1. IVAN3MAN

    What does a Dalek do when he comes home from a hard day at work?…

  2. Wendy

    That’s so cute!!!!

  3. Good news here, Phil:

    Cincinnati Zoo Cancels Deal with Creation Museum
    http://www.turningleft.net/2008/12/07/cincinnati-zoo-cancels-deal-with-creation-museum/

    Chalk one up for science!

  4. gopher65

    That’s awesome:).

  5. Paul M.

    Woo hoo… I found the pattern for the knitted tardis!

    http://www.entropyhouse.com/penwiper/who/knittardis.html

  6. Maria

    I love it! Have to try to make this one!

  7. carbonUnit

    Hmmm, that would make an interesting hat…

  8. Sounds like some great “subversive knitting”.

  9. BeinSilly

    “So you have a Dalek on your holiday gift list, ..”

    What?! I do? News to me, I always figured they woz imaginary! ;-)

    “.. but what to get the genetically mutated Universe-dominating alien?

    Universe dominating? C’mon the Doctor beat them every time! ;-)

  10. BeinSilly

    “Space is very cold, and you could catch your death out there.”

    In space no-one can hera your teethchatter as youshiver going

    Bbbb-bbbb-rrrrrrrr, brrrrr , bbbb-rrrr …. ;-)

    Like the thought of a Dalek tea cosy. :-D

    ———————–

    BTW. Phil not to ruin a good funny thread with dour science but your equation of space = cold is bad astronomy isn’t it? Space has no temperature at all, its just vacuum – some parts like that around a bright star would actually be incredibly hot, others like the (okay much larger ) space far between any brightstars are well pretty fosh-durned cold. Yes?

  11. BeinSilly

    BeinSilly Says (no Isaid it, said past tense -oops I’m channeling grammar nazi here! ;-) ) December 8th, 2008 at 5:33 am :

    “So you have a Dalek on your holiday gift list, ..”

    What?! I do? News to me, I always figured they woz imaginary!

    Bad news no. 1 – Daleks are real!

    Wosre news no. 2 – Daleks are related to me

    (must be why elsewould theybe on my Sol Invictus /Xmas / Hannukkah/ Ramadan /whatever festive list)

    Takes a long look in the mirror .. “Well I don’t look like a Dalek, there’s a family resemblance?” Shudders. ;-)

  12. drow

    and a tip of the needle to amdowns!

  13. bjn

    Hmmm. Looks like a nice “personal massager” cozy.

  14. We have a new use for one of our Daleks:

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