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Crocheted Gifts for Dad - Crochet pattern for men

Updated on October 9, 2015

Crochet a Picture Frame for Dad


Gift Ideas to Crochet for a Father

Looking for gift ideas for dad? Whether you need a gift for Father's Day, dad's birthday, holidays, gifts for a new dad or just because you love him. A handmade gift is something a dad can cherish for years to come.

First decide on what you want to crochet for dad. Be sure it is something he will be able to use. Another thing to think about is how much time you have to the item. An easy crochet project like a picture frame or a bookmark is something you can crochet in a day or a weekend. A scarf and hat is something that can be crocheted fairly easy also. Larger projects like afghans and sweaters can take more time to crochet.

Here are some idea for fun and creative gifts to crochet for dad. The links below will take you to free crochet projects and patterns to make for dad.

Crochet a scarf for dad in his favorite colors. Make it even more special and crochet a matching hat and mittens.

Make a manly cell phone or iPhone case for dad to carry his cell phone in or to protect if from getting scratches.

A bookmark is a wonderful idea for the number one dad who enjoys reading.

Crocheted afghans are always a warm welcome especially if you crochet one in your dad's team colors. A ripple afghan is one pattern that dad will enjoy.

Slippers that are crocheted for dad make a unique gift and something he can wear all year long.

Make some socks for dad is he doesn't like slippers but needs something soft and warm for his feet.

If dad likes sweaters there are some great patterns to make from cardigans and vests to pullovers. This is something a more advanced crocheted can make.

Make some easy gifts like a belt out of twine or hemp material, washcloths made out of absorbent cotton for dad to use to wash his car, or maybe attempt to crochet a tie for dad to wear.

Crochet an item that revolves around your dads hobbies whether it is fishing, golf, baseball, hunting and other past times. Use dad's favorite colors that will match his office, television room or bedroom.

More Ideas for Dad

Dad is so special so it makes sense to make him a special unique gift. He will be so surprised at this wonderful gesture whether you crochet, knit, or make a handmade craft for him.

There are many free patterns on the Internet for crafts to make for dad. Kid's of any age will be able to find an inexpensive, one of a kind gift idea for dad.

It seems that there are so many patterns out there for kids and women but you will be surprised what you find that you can make for dad.

Check out Web sites such as Martha Stewart crafts, Michaels, Women's day and other craft web sites especially around father's day for free patterns, recipes, and craft ideas.

One last idea is just to spend a special day with dad. Throw him a party or make him a special dinner or dessert. Whatever you choose to do dad will be sure to remember it forever. Be sure to take some photos and make a scrapbook for dad have as a keepsake.


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    • Sandyspider profile image

      Sandy Mertens 6 years ago from Wisconsin, USA

      Great crochet ideas for dad!

    • RTalloni profile image

      RTalloni 6 years ago from the short journey

      Great crochet ideas!