Just like anyone loves a handmade gift, Fathers do too! Here are heaps of gift ideas your father or special role model in your life could ever want. I have included practical projects like scarves and blankets to help people stay warm, or novelty ones like ghost shaped coasters!
No matter your father’s interests, you are bound to find some inspiration out of all these patterns. I hope the receiver loves your gift as much as you will love the process of making it!
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1. Fairbrook Scarf
First up we have this beautiful scarf with a cabled-look. There is a written and video tutorial available, as well as plenty of tester photos for you to admire and get inspiration from!
The pattern is easy to follow and works up fairly quickly by using chunkier yarn and a 6mm hook. Solid colors look super effective here, although you could make it maybe more to your father’s liking with striped yarn.
2. Toe-Tally Easy Socks
Next we have some socks, because you can never have too much of them! These are incredibly beginner-friendly, and work up to be an interesting texture.
You might want to add some patches on the toes and heels like above so that the socks are not slippery on hard surfaces, I think it also looks good too!
3. Picot Beverage Holder
Beverage holders are essential because who wants to have freezing hands while holding you drink? The bobbly stitches involved with this pattern look great but also act as another barrier from the cold too.
They work up quickly and easy with only a small amount of yarn, so you might even like to make a few for your father and yourself!
4. Glasses Case
Whether it is prescription or sunglasses you use, making this crochet glasses case means they can be stored in a stylish way!
You could make this in solid or stripy colors depending on your liking. All you need is a little yarn, hook and a button for this project.
5. Striped Coaster for Father’s Day
How cute is this coaster with ‘dad’ written on it, perfect for father’s day! The coaster works up easily as it only involves chains and double crochets.
The ‘dad’ is embroidered, so you just need to be familiar with embroidery and there is a chart provided in the pattern. Otherwise you can just omit this part!
6. Ghost Coaster
If stripy coasters do not interest you, then these novelty ghost shaped ones might! Dads would likely appreciate these for father’s day, but they will also be on theme for Halloween.
Only a small amount of yarn is needed in white, or other colours if you are wanting to make a more funky ghost design!
7. Amigurumi Soldier Teddy Bear
If your father is a veteran or serves in the military, this adorable soldier teddy bear is the perfect gift to remind him of your appreciation!
You may like to make this project with or without the outfit, or you might even like to experiment with creating your own design for his beret!
More blog posts for amigurumi beginners:
- My Foolproof Guide to Crocheting Amigurumi for Beginners
- What’s the best stuffing for amigurumi? (+ how to stuff!)
- How to Sew Amigurumi Parts Together (easy photo tutorial!)
8. Car Waste Basket
This is something everyone should have in the car to help keep rubbish in the one place, especially good for family cars! They are cute, stylish and make a great gift, what more could you want?
Get together your favourite colored yarn for this project, as well as a wooden rod that you will need to crochet around so you have a nice and stable basket.
9. Coffee Bean Beanie
Everyone loves a handmade beanie, so it would make the perfect gift for father’s day. This pattern features a lovely texture made using the bean stitch.
Ombre yarn looks so nice and means you do not have to worry about changing yarns if you are wanting a multi-colored design. You will have a blast crocheting this simple beanie pattern fathers, other family members/friends or even yourself!
10. Coffee Tea or Me Crochet Sets
This stunning set features patterns for all you see above, including matching tea pot, coffee press and mug cozies! Your family will never have to worry about burning hands on hot drinks again.
This is a beginner-friendly pattern, and may be worked up in as few as two balls. I hope you enjoy this gift-worthy set by Yarnspirations!
11. Vervain Throw Blanket
Finally, we have a blanket pattern that is perfect for decorating the house on your bed or couch, or cuddle up with it during the colder months!
You are to use about one skein of yarn per stripe, so you may like to use this as an opportunity to use up some of your scrap yarn. As blankets can be a lengthy project to make, be sure to leave enough time if you are to make this for father’s day, as well as all the other patterns here!