The Greatest Knitting Patterns in the Universe

Winter is the perfect time to warm up in front of a fire and knit. But there’s no reason these son projects shouldn’t celebrate our love for all things sci-fi and fantasy. Here are 20 awesome free knitting/crocheting patterns.

1) R2D2 Beanie

This is the droid hat pattern you are looking for.
By Carissa from Irving, TX

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2) Jayne hat

You too can be the hero of Canton!
By Erica Barcott

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3) Space Invader Socks
Knit these great socks because you can’t put your Atari in your shoes.
By Aija Goto

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4) Dr Who Scarf

It’s a good thing the TARDIS is bigger on the inside. Otherwise, the scarf would never fit.
By Chris Brimelow

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5) Transformer’s Washcloth

Autobots, deploy!
By Enid Danforth

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6) Star Trek Pot Holder

Live long and don’t get burned with these handles.
By Llana from Toronto

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seven) DNA Scarf

Because cable knitting isn’t tough enough!
By June Oshiro

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8) Weasley Sweater

The Weasly sweater is the most infamous fictional knitted item of all time. Give one to your loved ones!
By Kristine Michelle Howard

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9) Baby’s first DNA model

And there is left twist DNA at the link. For baby’s first xenobiology!
By Kimberley Chapman

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ten) Dalek (and Dalek without armor)

Now you can be like Davros and create your own Dalek! Except Davros didn’t knit.

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Discover the original model on the Penwiper blog (not to mention his other geeky cool craft projects) as well as Orata’s addition of a pocket and a small, unarmored Dalek.

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11) Plush Tardis

Because this awesome Dalek needs something to shoot!

Completed Tardis knitted by pixelbrid at instructables.com. Boss of Penwiper

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12) Lord of the Rings Tree of Gondor Sweater

Seven stars and seven stones and a white tree. On an awesome sweater! By Dragon Rider

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13) Mario Villains Scarf

Not only will this wonderful scarf keep you warm, but it will provide you with a handy guide to things to avoid on your next sewer adventure. By Andrea Cox

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14) Starbucks Mandala Hat

Quirky Knit Girl describes this hat as “the perfect fandom knit; people who watch the show will probably get it, but people who don’t will just think it’s an awesome hat.” We have to agree.

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By Quirky Knit Girl

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15) Golden Snitch

Just make sure no one swallows the snitch you make from this awesome pattern!

By Kat from Minneapolis

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16) Crochet Spiderman Afghan

This canvas in Spidey’s signature colors gives new meaning to the phrase “safety blanket”.
By Gail E. and Wendy G.

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17) Magnetic Crochet Katamari

The greatest paper clip holder of all time!
By Amy Shimel

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18) Crochet Mario Mushrooms

This mushroom might not save you from the lava, but it’s still super cute!
By Linda Potts (Check out her many other models on the blog.)

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19) crochet totoro

Because everyone wants a Totoro to cuddle.
By Lucy Ravenscar from West Sussex (she also has an Etsy shop where she sells other geek models)

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20) Crocheted Flying Spaghetti Monster Hat

So many noodly appendages!
By Sparky at phobe.com

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