With Father’s Day just around the corner, we’ve put together a list of last minute makes! Nothing says “I love you” quite like a hand knitted gift, so why not take a look at the options below?
Woolly shoe covers are an ingenious way to keep your footwear free from scuffs. They are also quick to knit, easy to wrap, and ideally suited to anyone who travels for business or pleasure. Designed by Lion Brand and knitted in their Wool Ease, Navy yarn, this pattern is a free download from Love knitting.
Ann Crick’s impressive socks show how one pattern can work with a variety of different self-patterning yarns. They look impressive, but are relatively easy to knit, making them the perfect last minute gift. Access the free pattern at Let’s Knit.
Another free pattern from Let’s Knit, this contemporary project by Veronica Shaw is a fab alternative to the traditional tie. Although we love the trendy colour combo, feel free to experiment with your own selection of shades.
If the man in your life enjoys a spot of golf, he is sure to love this fabulous project from Susie Johns. Featuring club covers, a bag for his golf balls and a handy wiper to keep everything clean, this practical knit would make a wonderful gift for Father’s Day. It might take you a while to complete the full project, so why not start with just one element? Find the free pattern at Let’s Knit.
If you want to treat a Whovian for Father’s Day, this funky bow tie is an absolute must! Inspired by the eleventh doctor and designed by Chris Wass, this pattern is a free download from Ravelry.
Although the days are getting longer and warmer, you can never fully trust the British weather. In the event of a sudden chill or an unexpected downpour, this stylish design from Diana Clarke is bound to come in handy! Find the free pattern at Let’s Knit.
You could also get to work on this amazing tie bookmark. Designed by Red Heart and knitted in their Sport Socks Color yarn, this pattern is a free download from Love knitting.
Last but not least, Nicola Valiji has designed a super-practical project for the May issue of Let’s Get Crafting. We think it would make a lovely Father’s Day gift, as every time the man in your life glances at his phone - he will be reminded of you!