24+ easy makes for Father's Day

Published on 17 May 2022 3 min read

Searching for fun Father's Day crafts? Look no further! Whether the father figure in your life is your father, your brother, your uncle, your grandfather or a good friend, we've got heaps of inspiration for DIY Father's Day crafts (and easy Father's Day crafts for beginners!) – from a cosy pair of socks to a neat woolly replica of themselves!

Make a handmade Father's Day card

Make this 3D pop-up DIY Father's Day card by Christine Leech to show your dad how much you care. All you need is a few basic supplies, a cup of tea and an hour free. Download the free template and follow the simple step by step video.

We've also got a fab free tutorial for a DIY bear hug Father's Day card, so why not have a go at both?

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Knit your dad!

Literally. Surprise the dad-figure in your life with his very own mini-HE! This brilliant and fun pattern by Squibbly Bubs can be customised with 30 different hair and facial hair combinations so you can make yours a spitting image of the special father-figure in your life. What more could he want?!

Woolly Man
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Woolly Man

By Squibblybups

BBQ king apron

If your dad fancies himself as the king of the BBQ, this is the perfect present for Father's Day! This fun BBQ apron comes complete with pockets for storing essential utensils.

BBQ Toolbelt Apron
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BBQ Toolbelt Apron

By Sonya Blackstone

Make dad the happiest camper

Outdoorsy dads will love this cool crocheted cutlery roll – ideal for days out, picnics, fishing trips and all sorts of other outdoor adventures!

Camping Cutlery Canteen - Free Pattern For Home in Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK
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Camping Cutlery Canteen - Free Pattern For Home in Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK

By Paintbox Yarns

Father's Day foodie cross stitch

Get your stitch on and spoil your foodie father with a cool cross stitch. This kit comes with everything you need to create this stylish design.

Wool and the Gang Flip It And Reverse It Cross Stitch Kit
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Wool and the Gang Flip It And Reverse It Cross Stitch Kit

By Wool and the Gang

Super slippers

Socks might seem like an obvious Father's Day choice, but what about slippers? Keep dad's feet cosy with these awesome crocheted slippers!

Papa's Loafers
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Papa's Loafers

By Lisa van Klaveren

Friendship bracelets for best buds!

Looking for a DIY Father's Day gift for kids to make? Put the loose ends of your embroidery threads to good use with this fun friendship bracelet tutorial. Show kids this simple video tutorial, pick some of your dad's favourite colours and get to work! If your dad isn't a bracelet wearer, you can fold the bracelet in two and attach a ring to make a cool tab-style keyring.

Friendship Bracelet Tutorial

Best dad in the universe

It might look challenging, but older kids will love making a present for Father's Day using this fun space-themed embroidery kit. Best of all, it comes with simple instructions and all the supplies you need. We can picture this little embroidery hanging in pride of place in dad's office, or propped up on his desk as a constant reminder of your hard work!

The Make Arcade Mini Printed Embroidery Kit - Galaxy - 4in
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The Make Arcade Mini Printed Embroidery Kit - Galaxy - 4in

By The Make Arcade

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Knit dad a jumper for Father's Day

There's no better way to show how much you care than with a homemade item of clothing. These jumpers are sure to become a staple in dad's wardrobe, and he'll think of you every time he puts it on. It's the gift that keeps on giving!

Crochet jumpers for men

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Knitted jumpers for men

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Knit a tie for Father's Day

Ties might be the most cliche Father's Day gift of all time, but a knitted one is far more out of the ordinary! Make a tie in dad's favourite colours to make a gift that'll last a lifetime.

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"Father's Day Special Moss Stitch Tie" - Accessory Knitting Pattern in Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino

By Debbie Bliss

Father's Day Knitting Patterns

An extra snuggly phone case!

Accessories like this fab knitted phone case make fab projects for beginners or if you're looking for a thrifty way to use your creativity on a budget. Personalise this with dad's fave colours this Father's Day!

Knitted Phone Case
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Knitted Phone Case

By Hobbydingen

When in doubt... socks!

Nothing says I love you quite like a pair of homemade socks, and this pair of self striping beauties are guaranteed to impress even the most discerning dad! Knitted using the extra special Paintbox Yarns Socks yarn, it's easy to get an impressive effect!

Cosy Contrast Socks - Free Knitting Pattern in Paintbox Yarns Socks
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Cosy Contrast Socks - Free Knitting Pattern in Paintbox Yarns Socks

By Paintbox Yarns

The easy beanie

Win dad over with this easy beanie knitting pattern! Knock this up in an afternoon, the perfect last-minute present for Father's Day.

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