More than 10 Perfect Knit and Crochet Gifts for Dad This Father’s Day

Every year when Father’s Day nears, if you’re anything like me, you probably scramble to find the perfect gift for the special man in your life. If your dad is anything like mine, he’s not one for frilly gifts or cheesy cards. He much prefers something that he can actually use. That’s why I’ve put together this list of more than 10 perfect knit and crochet gifts for dad! These patterns are all easy to follow, and they’ll definitely come in handy for the dad who spends time in the office or loves to be outdoors.

Knit and Crochet Father's Day Project Gift Idea
10+ Knit and Crochet Patterns for Men (but really anybody can wear these)

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Dad:

Structure Chic Sweater

Looking for a knitting pattern for men that’s both stylish and size-inclusive? Check out our this Structured Chic Men’s sweater pattern! This sweater features bold geometric graphics on the chest, perfect for making a statement. It’s knit in pieces and seamed together. It also includes instructions for sizes ranging from small to 3XL, making it ideal for men of all sizes. Make a note that it is oversized.

With its simple stockinette stitch upper body and textures lower body, combined with the colorwork using contrasting colors, this pattern is perfect for intermediate and experienced knitters looking for a challenge. Plus, the included chart makes it easy to follow along and achieve a polished finish.

We recommend using a worsted weight merino wool yarn for this pattern, but any similar weight yarn will do. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or looking to expand your knitting skills, the Structured Chic Sweater is sure to become a wardrobe staple for any fashionable man.

Designed By: Therese Chynoweth

FREE Structure Chic Sweater Pattern

Slipped Stripes Knit Scarf

Knit scarf perfect for men (and women!) of all ages. This scarf features bold and striking mosaic geometric graphics in three contrasting colors of yarn, making it a perfect accessory for any outfit.

The pattern is designed for intermediate-level knitters and includes a 🎥 video tutorial by the Marly Bird, making it easy to follow along and master the technique of mosaic knitting. The pattern is also highly adaptable, allowing you to customize the width and length to your desired fit.

This scarf is perfect for keeping you warm during chilly weather or adding a stylish touch to your wardrobe. The three-color design makes it a versatile accessory that can be paired with a range of outfits. We highly recommend using a warm wool like 🧶 Wool of the Andes Superwash, or Swish Worsted.

The Slipped Stripes Scarf knitting pattern is an excellent project for those looking to expand their knitting skills, and the finished product makes a thoughtful and unique gift for loved ones. Whether you’re an experienced knitter or just starting, this pattern is sure to be a rewarding and enjoyable project.

Designed By: Stacey Gerbman

FREE Slipped Stripes Scarf Pattern

Crochet Baseball Scrubby

Calling all baseball fans! Our new Baseball Crochet Scrubby pattern is the perfect project for those who need something fun and fast. This unique scrubby is shaped like a baseball, making it a fun and functional addition to any kitchen or bathroom.

The pattern is quick and easy, making it perfect for crochet beginners or those looking for a quick and satisfying project. The scrubby is made with a durable scrubby yarn but it can easily be made with cotton yarn that can stand up to even the toughest cleaning jobs.

This Baseball Crochet Scrubby is the perfect gift for the baseball fan in your life. Whether they love watching the ‘Boys of Summer’ or just enjoy the sport, this scrubby is sure to put a smile on their face.

Designed By: Michele Wilcox

FREE Crochet Baseball Scrubby Pattern

Squares in Stripes Throw

Simple design and classic colors make this a perfect project for those who have a little more time to work on a project or are fast crocheters. This beautiful and cozy throw is great for snuggling up on the couch with a good book or enjoying a movie night at home. Netflix and Chill anybody?

The pattern features a beautiful filet crochet design that creates a simple pattern. When worked up in neutral colors, as shown in our sample, this throw can be for any gender or age.

However, you can also personalize the afghan by using the colors of your favorite sports team or adding your own unique touch.

This Squares in Stripes Throw is designed using a washable acrylic yarn, making it a durable and practical addition to any home. The pattern is suitable for intermediate-level crocheters.

If you want a blanket that will be a treasured piece, we recommend using Brava Yarn or Red Heart With Love (for a softer feel than Red Heart Super Saver)

Designed By: Michele Wilcox

FREE Squares in Stripes Throw Pattern

All The Hype Striped Cowl

Marly Bird Premium Pattern

All The Hype Striped Cowl knitting pattern – a must-have accessory for any fashionable wardrobe. This cowl is designed with bold, 2-row stripes, with every other 2 rows using the same color to create a stunning bold color effect.

The pattern features a jogless color join technique, ensuring that the colorwork remains even all the way around the piece. Plus, easy Latvian braid details at the top and bottom add a touch of elegance to the design.

The cowl is knit in the round using a fun merino wool yarn like Swish Worsted, which is soft and cozy against the skin. The pattern is suitable for advanced beginner-level knitters, but with its wonderful color changes and details, even advanced knitters will enjoy this knit.

This All The Hype Striped Cowl makes a perfect gift for anyone in your life, or a treat for yourself. It’s a versatile accessory that can be paired with a range of outfits, from casual to formal.

So why not grab the pattern today and get started on your very own All The Hype Striped Cowl – a stylish and practical addition to any wardrobe!

Designed By: Marly Bird

All the Hype Striped Cowl – Get the Pattern Here

Drew Sweater Vest

Marly Bird Premium Pattern

The Drew Sweater Vest is the perfect addition to any stylish man’s wardrobe, especially those with broad shoulders. The vest was inspired by the art deco movement and is designed by the renowned crochet designer Drew Emborsky. The design features unique vertical lines and intricate texture, making it a standout piece in any ensemble.

One of the highlights of the Drew Sweater Vest is its symmetrical design, which gives it a timeless and classic look that blends seamlessly with any fashion style. The vest also features an assertively modern style, making it a great choice for both formal and casual occasions.

The collar of the Drew Sweater Vest is designed with an attention to detail that highlights its uniqueness. The texture and pattern of the collar give it an elegant and sophisticated look that adds to the overall appeal of the vest.

In addition to the men’s version, there is also a woman’s version, The Simona Sweater Vest, available, making it a great choice for couples who want to match their outfits. The vest is knitted with high-quality materials that make it comfortable to wear and durable, ensuring that it will last for years to come.

Overall, the Drew Sweater Vest is a must-have for any man who wants to add a touch of vintage charm to his wardrobe while maintaining a modern and sophisticated look.

Designed By: Marly Bird

Drew Sweater Vest Pattern – Get the Pattern Here

Drew Sweater Vest by Marly Bird

Men’s Crochet Business Tie

Exquisitely Simple Men’s Crochet Tie, the perfect accessory for any business man or church goer who wants to make a statement with their style. This modern and elegant tie is handcrafted with the utmost care and precision, making it a one-of-a-kind piece that stands out from the rest.

The Men’s Crochet Tie is designed to be versatile and customizable, with the option to easily make it wider or narrower by adding or reducing starting chain stitches in multiples of two. This unique feature ensures that the tie fits perfectly on any neck size, making it a comfortable and stylish choice for any occasion.

Crafted using high-quality materials, this tie is soft and lightweight, ensuring that it feels comfortable around your neck throughout the day. The crochet design is expertly crafted to create a sleek and modern look, making it a must-have accessory for any stylish man’s wardrobe.

One of the standout features of this tie is its continuous design, which eliminates the need for a chain one at the beginning of each round. A stitch marker can be used to identify the first stitch of each row, making it easy to follow the pattern and create a flawless finish.

Whether you’re dressing up for a formal event or adding a touch of style to your everyday work attire, the easy and simple Men’s Crochet Tie is the perfect accessory to take your style to the next level. With its elegant design and customizable features, this tie is a must-have for any fashion-forward man.

Designed By: Briana K

FREE Crochet Tie Pattern Here

JB Sweater Vest

Marly Bird Premium Pattern

Introducing the JB Men’s Vest, the ultimate combination of comfort and style. This vest is crafted with the finest luxury yarn, making it soft and comfortable to wear while also being stylish and sophisticated.

The JB Men’s Vest features modern cable details that give it a sleek and contemporary look, making it the perfect choice for any man, whether he’s at work or out with the guys. The vest is designed to be size-inclusive, making it a favorite pattern of many knitters who appreciate its versatility and customization options.

Crafted with the highest quality luxury yarn, this vest is soft and lightweight, making it a comfortable and stylish choice for any occasion. Although the sample yarn is discontinued, here is a wonderful yarn to splurge. The modern cable details add an elegant touch to the overall design, making it a must-have accessory for any fashion-forward man.

Whether you’re dressing up for a formal event or just adding a touch of style to your everyday work attire, this GQ Men’s Vest is the perfect accessory to elevate your look. It’s versatile, comfortable, and stylish, making it a favorite pattern of many knitters who appreciate its simplicity and elegance.

Designed By: Marly Bird

JB Sweater Vest Pattern – Get the Pattern Here

JB Vest Mens Vest

Game Day Crochet Team Scarf

Show your team spirit every day with this simple crocheted scarf. The pattern can easily be customized to the colors of your favorite team. Create the perfect crocheted scarf for someone you loved, or for yourself. With just a few skeins of yarn, it’s easy to make a scarf for any sports fan. So show your team spirit and get ready for the next big game with this fun and easy-to-make pattern. Enjoy!

Sample shown in Red Heart Super Saver but we love the idea of using a more premium acrylic yarn like Brava Worsted

Whether you’re making this scarf for yourself or the man in your life as a Handmade Gift for Father’s Day, the process is simple and straightforward.

Designed By Marly Bird

FREE Crochet Team Scarf – Get the Pattern Here

Men’s Smokey Graphite Pullover

Marly Bird Premium Pattern

The Smokey Graphite Men’s Knit Pullover pattern is the ultimate boyfriend knit sweater that you’ll never want to give back! This pullover is so comfy and cozy, you’ll feel like you’re wearing a warm hug all day long.

Featuring a simple texture across the chest and a generous oversized fit, this sweater is the perfect blend of style and comfort. You’ll love the way it drapes over your body, giving you a relaxed and effortlessly cool look.

But don’t let the easy-going style fool you – this pattern is packed with detailed instructions, schematics, and charts to make sure you’re knitting up a storm in no time. Even if you’re a knitting newbie, you’ll be able to tackle this project with ease.

Designed By: Marly Bird

Get the Pattern Here

Men’s Nottingham Zipper Knit Sweater

Marly Bird Premium Pattern

The Men’s Nottingham Zipper Cardigan – the perfect gift for your favorite man this Father’s Day! Crafted from a wonderful rustic wool yarn, this cardigan is as comfortable as it is stylish. The beautiful cables pop off the fabric, adding a touch of sophistication to this classic design.

With a negative ease fit and long sleeves, this cardigan is tailored to hug the body and keep you warm on even the coldest days. The sturdy zipper closure makes it easy to wear, while the ribbed collar, cuffs, and hem provide a secure and comfortable fit.

Whether you’re dressing up for a special occasion or just lounging around the house, this cardigan is the perfect addition to any outfit. And with its timeless design, it’s sure to be a wardrobe staple for years to come.

Nottingham Zipper Cardigan – Get the Pattern Here

Valorous Knit Hat & Cowl

Marly Bird Premium Pattern

The Valorous Knit Hat and Cowl patterns – the ultimate combination of style and comfort! Made with the luxurious Malabrigo Rios yarn, a 100% merino wool yarn known for its softness and coziness, these patterns are perfect for anyone who wants to stay warm and fashionable all winter long.

The beautiful fabric design is created by knitting in the round, adding an interesting texture that sets these pieces apart from other knit accessories. Whether you’re looking to make a statement with a bold color or keep it classic with a neutral tone, these patterns are sure to make an impact.

And best of all, these patterns are versatile enough to create a hat or cowl – so you can mix and match to create your perfect winter accessory set. Whether you’re making them for yourself or as a gift for someone else, the Valorous Knit Hat and Cowl patterns are a must-have for any knitting enthusiast.

Chic and Simple Perfect Hat Crochet Pattern show in green yarn on a boy

Chic and Simple Perfect Crochet Hat

The Free Crochet Pattern, Chic and Simple Perfect Hat, makes up a simple double crochet hat from cuff to crown (or bottom to top). With one ball of yarn (I used Chic Sheep Yarn by Marly Bird™) or any other scrap yarn in worsted weight, cyc size 4 yarn and an H/8 (5mm) hook you can get this uber chic and simple hat. This hat is great for babies, children, men or women. Make one for the whole family! I’ve written the free pattern in 9 sizes. You can make it in one color or a main color and contrasting stripes.

Designed By: Marly Bird

FREE Chic and Simple Perfect Crochet Hat – Get the Pattern Here

Psst: how crazy is it that this picture of my son is only 5 year apart from the picture of him wearing the Valorous Hat and Cowl pattern?

Whatever gift you choose to give your dad this year, he’s sure to appreciate it because it came from you. But if you’re looking for something extra special, try one of these ten knit and crochet patterns. He’ll love how thoughtful and unique it is, and you’ll love seeing him use something that you made just for him!

Need More Ideas:

Looking for more Father’s Day gift Ideas? Be sure to check out my post from last year including both knit and crochet projects. If your dad is a golf lover think about making my knit golf club covers, a FREE pattern on the blog.

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Marly is a knitwear and crochet designer (and yarn addict) that is here to help you learn how to knit and crochet in a way that's fun and approachable.

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