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Father’s Day Crafts: 9 Quick Knit Gift Ideas for Dad


Is your Dad the the type of person who already has everything? If you never know what to put on a gift list for him, this group of simple patterns for men offers a variety of unique knit gifts [3] for Father’s Day.  It can sometimes be hard to knit for men [4], especially when you are crunched for time.  These projects will all appeal to that special man in your life; from the more masculine colors to the simpler designs.  We’ve taken all the guesswork out of the knit for men [5] process for you and collected our favorite quick knit gift ideas for Dad.  We have a huge collection called Knit Homemade Gifts for Dad: 25 Knit Scarf Patterns [6] for those looking for a great scarf pattern for Dad, but these patterns are for those of us who have waited a wee bit too long and are crunched for time.

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  1. Classic Cotton Tie [7]
    The perfect knit tie.  Give dad something other than the same old store bought tie.  He’ll love wearing this one to the office!
  2. All About That Hat [8]
    Simple, bright and faster than lightning to knit up.
  3. Man Hands Fingerless Gloves [9]
    They don’t like to admit it somethimes, but Dad’s hands get cold too.
  4. Casual Friday Tie [10]
    Dad will be the most handsome guy in the office on Friday with this nice tie.
  5. Easy Mistake Stitch Scarf [11]
    This is the perfect quick weekend project to finish up in a hurry.  All you need to know is how to knit and purl.
  6. Laptop Sweater Pattern [12] from JustBCrafty
    Help Dad protect his favorite laptop from bumps and bruises.
  7. 30 Minute Drink Cozies [13]
    30 minutes is all it takes to knit up a koozie for Dad’s favorite brewski.
  8. Mens Bias Knit Tie [14]
    Knitting on the bias will make this simple knit tie even faster.
  9. Hitchhikers Scarf [15]
    If you are short on time, this scarf works up quickly and will look smashing with any coat.

knitting-for-men-13-simple-patterns-for-father-day [16]Still looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift?

We’ve got some more options for you on our page, Knitting for Men: 13 Simple Patterns for Father’s Day [16].  There is something for every type of Dad in this collection.


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How do you like to spoil Dad on Father’s Day?