Fantastic Handmade Father’s Day Gifts for Your Favourite Dad

We’re about a month away from Father’s Day, so it’s the perfect time to start that handmade project for your favourite dad! It can be hard to find nice handmade projects to make for men; but I’ve collected a lovely group of patterns and projects for you to try and delight that special man in your life. Check them out, grab the supplies you need and check them out today!

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If you’re feeling ambitious and have some time to knit over the next month, this stunning The Nelson Pullover Knitting Pattern from Irmian Design is a classic and stylish knit men’s sweater pattern with Aran cables down the shoulders and sleeves. Your dad (or your kids’ dad) is sure to love this sweater!

The Dapper Dad Pullover Crochet Pattern from MJs Off the Hook Designs is a cabled sweater that is CROCHETED! This cozy sweater is modern and stylish and would look great dressed up for a special occasion or warm and casual for sitting around the campfire. This is a size-inclusive pattern with sizes for chest measurements from 34 inches to 64 inches.

I know I don’t usually share a lot of sewing patterns here, but I stumbled across this great Basic Hoodie with Mask Sewing Pattern from Barbarikum Gold that I thought was just fantastic. With a built-in mask, this hoodie looks good whether the mask is up or down or the hood is up or down. And masks don’t just come in handy during global pandemics: they also keep your face warm in the wind! I love the longer length, the front pocket, and the straight, unisex profile. I might just make one of these for myself! The pattern includes 7 sizes from Small to 4XL. You can download and print this pdf pattern on standard 8.5 x 11″ paper and get sewing this hooded sweatshirt today!

If you don’t have quite enough time to knit, crochet or sew a sweater for that special dad in your life, you might have enough time to make him a pair of slippers. This easy crochet pattern from Crochet Milie for Comfy Slippers for Men and Women looks like it would work up quickly for a pair of simple and modern home shoes, perfect for dad!

For a similar loafer-style slipper in a knitting pattern, the All Seasons Slippers Knitting Pattern from by Eline for both men and women, with sizes in Small, Medium, and Large. The sides are knit in brioche stitches (which I still have yet to try!) This pattern is also available in German!

If you both knit and crochet, you can make a pair of these stretchy Mule Slippers for Men from Katu Made. The sole is crocheted and the top is knit. As well, there are instructions for sewing onto a rubber sole to make these slippers super durable.

The Canadians are going to love this pattern! The Beer Thirty Mitten Cozy Crochet Pattern from Sweet Potato 3 Patterns is perfect for early summer camping weekends and sitting by the fire with a drink. The cup cozy has a bottom so you can’t easily drop this drink and it both protects your hand from the temperature of your drink as well as the elements. Maybe the men don’t need this as badly as I do, as my hands are often cold, but it’s such a fun idea and it will make a great conversation piece.

The Beer Mug Beer Cozy Crochet Pattern from You Should Craft is a quick and festive pattern full of fun for dad. Help keep his beer cold and hands warm with this fun beer mug cozy! These work up quickly with worsted yarn, so if you’re looking for something quick, this is your pattern!

Did you know that wool is an insulating fibre? It’s great for keeping things warm and cool! So if you had some wool around, it would make a great yarn for these beer cozy patterns! If you don’t know where to start, KnitPicks has a great selection of wool yarns at affordable prices; the Wool of the Andes yarns would work great for these.

Here’s a quick knitted project for you: The Knitted Bow Tie Pattern from Yorokobiness is a quick little pattern available in both English and Italian. The vintage style of this fun loom-knit pattern will delight your stylish dad. The seed stitch adds a lovely texture and keeps the piece nice and flat!

If you don’t have the skills to make your own crochet beer cozy or knit your dad a tie, you can still get your dad something handmade and special like this adorable beer mug Father’s Day Card from DiMon Handmade. You’ll have to get going on ordering this so it arrives in time for dad’s special day. If you can crochet, you can probably figure out how to make something like this! I couldn’t find a pattern, but give a go and see what you come up with!

Here’s a DIY that you could totally do! You can get a Personalized Paint by Number Kit from Shining Gift Design! Paint your own picture with a custom kit including everything you need to DIY your own custom painting from a beloved picture! Dad would be sure to love this!

I hope you found a fabulous handmade gift you can make for your dad this year. Show him how special he is by grabbing one of these great patterns or ordering a custom DIY kit to make an awesome gift for Father’s Day. Get started now or pin it for later:

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Crochet for Men

Father’s Day is coming up pretty fast. So, if you’re focused or crochet fast, you still have time to crochet something cool for the dad(s) in your life. I’ve gathered up a few patterns for you to consider making something handmade for the man in your life. If you don’t crochet or don’t have time, there are also a few options to have someone make one for you (though, you might be cutting it a little close, unless it’s a pre-made item).

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Classic dad gift: slippers. These understated, classic Men’s House Shoes/The Lazy Day Loafers would make a great pair of slippers for any man!

Or if you’re looking for some more options, Two Girls Patterns also has this Men’s Loafers Super Pack of crochet patterns, which give you plenty of options to suit your dad.

If the man in your life is a little funkier, you could make these high-top Converse-inspired sneakers slippers!

Need to improve your crochet skills for one of these projects? Check out Craftsy’s online crochet classes and learn at your own pace!

If you can give your special guy a rain check on his gift, you can have this beauty of a Crochet Roll Top Backpack made of jute and leather made for you from Russia! What a unique and special gift and truly a stylish backpack!

Or maybe you’re ambitious and you’d like to make your man a crocheted sweater! This Upper Eastside Crocheted Sweater Pattern would make an impressive handmade gift for Father’s Day!

Does your dude have trouble growing a beard? Make him one! This fun Crocheted Beard Beanie Pattern would make a funny gift with the bonus of keeping his face warm in the winter!

If you have a little less time to whip up a fun gift for your special guy, you could make this quick and easy Football Can Cozy in an hour or so!

Or one of these Bottle Bling-Six Pack Crochet bottle cosies would also come together quickly and prevent bottle sweat this summer!

Eight crocheted items for men, mostly patterns, but a couple of made to order items, too. Those slippers are awesome! Great handmade gifts for Father's Day! #crochet #pattern #crochetpattern #yarn #crafts #fathersday #dads #crochetformen #craftevangelist
Classic loafers slipper crochet pattern, perfect handmade gift for Father's Day! These look so cozy! #crochet #pattern #slippers #loafers #handmadegifts #fathersday #crochetpattern #yarn #crafts #crochetformen #craftevangelist
Fun beard hat crochet pattern. Simple beanie pattern with a fun beard! Would make a great Father's Day gift! #crochet #pattern #crochetpattern #yarn #crafts #hats #crochethat #crochetbeard #beard #handmadegifts #crochetformen #craftevangelist
I love this fantastic masculine Roll Top Backpack made of jute and leather. Made to order, it's crocheted!!! How fantastic is that?@! Would make a great Father's Day gift! #crochet #yarn #crafts #handmade #handmadegifts #giftsformen #crochetformen #craftevangelist
I love these fun Converse-inspired high top sneakers slippers! These would make a fun pair of slippers for a sneaker-loving guy! Great Father's Day gift idea! #crochet #pattern #crochetpattern #yarn #crafts #slippers #sneakers #crochetedslippers #Converse #FathersDay #handmadegifts #crochetformen #craftevangelist
Men's Loafers crochet pattern pack! Make one of these great slipper patterns for your dad this Father's Day! Super great patterns by Two Girls Patterns! #crochet #pattern #crochetpattern #patternpack #crochetslippers #slipperspattern #yarn #crafts #crochetformen #FathersDay #handmadegifts #giftsformen #craftevangelist
Classic men's sweater crochet pattern. Love the simple stripes on this Upper East Side Sweater crochet pattern! Would make a great Father's Day gift! #crochet #pattern #crochetpattern #yarn #crafts #crochetsweater #crochetformen #stripedsweater #craftevangelist
Football Can Cozy. Quick and easy beginner crochet pattern, perfect for a last minute handmade Father's Day gift idea! #crochet #crochetpattern #pattern #yarn #crafts #cancozy #beercozy #FathersDay #crochetformen #craftevangelist
Six different crochet beer bottle cozy patterns! Love the different textures. Great to use for a party to battle bottle sweat and to identify whose is whose! #crochet #crochetpattern #pattern #patternpack #bottlecozy #yarn #crafts #handmadegifts #giftsformen #crochetformen #craftevangelist #FathersDay
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