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Make this cute crochet tool set for Father's Day

For Dad the handyman

Give Dad's tool stash an update by crocheting some tools for him, including a screwdriver, a hammer and some pliers. Check out these step-by-step instructions on how to make them.

Crochet a tool set for Father's Day

Directions:

Size

Hammer: 24 cm in height (9.5 inches)

Pliers: 16 cm in height (6 inches)

Screwdriver: 16 cm in height (6 inches)

Abbreviations:

  • ch: chain
  • sl st: slip stitch
  • sc: single crochet
  • scinc: single crochet increase
  • scdec: single crochet decrease
  • sctbl: single crochet through back loop
  • st(s): stitch(es)

Materials:

  • 100 percent worsted yarn in blue, gray and sand (light beige or brown)
  • Size 3.5 mm (E ) crochet hook
  • Polyester stuffing

Pattern

Hammer body:

With blue and 3.5 mm (E) hook:

R1: ch 2 then make 5 sc in second ch from hook (5)

R2: 2 sc in each st around (10)

R3: 1 sc, scinc, repeat 5 times (15)

R4: sctbl in each st around (15)

Change to sand (light beige/brown) yarn:

R5-17: sc in each st around (15)

Begin to stuff.

R18: 1 sc in next stitch, scdec in next stitch, repeat 5 times (10)

R19-28: sc in each st around (10)

Continue to stuff. Fasten off.

Hammer head:

With blue and 3.5 mm (E) hook:

R1: ch 2 then make 8 sc in second ch from hook (8)

R2: 2 sc in each st around (16)

R3: 1 scinc next st, scinc in next st, repeat 5 times (24)

R4: sc in each st around (24)

R5: sctbl in each st around (24)

R6-18: sc in each st around (24)

R19: sctbl in each st around (24)

Begin to stuff.

R20: 1 sc in next st, scdec in next st, repeat 5 times (16)

R21: scdec in each st around (6)

Continue to stuff. Fasten off.

Sew on top of handle.

Crochet a tool set for Father's Day

Crochet a tool set for Father's Day

Screwdriver:

With blue and 3.5 mm (E) hook:

Ch 15, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch 1, turn (14)

R1-14: sctbl in each across, ch 1 and turn (14)

Fasten off. Pinch on end together and using a sewing needle, sew the ends together.

Front side of screwdriver body:

With blue and 3.5 mm (E) hook:

R1: ch 2 then make 8 sc in second ch from hook (8)

R2: 2 sc in each st around (16)

Fasten off. Sew on front side of hammer body. Before sewing, make sure you stuff your piece firmly.

Screwdriver head:

With grey and 3.5 mm (E) hook:

R1: ch 2 then make 4 sc in second ch from hook (4)

R2-15: sc in each st around (4)

Fasten off. Stuff carefully, and sew to the front part of screwdriver body.

Crochet a tool set for Father's Day

Pliers body (make 2):

With blue and 3.5 mm (E) hook:

R1: ch 2 then make 5 sc in second ch from hook (5)

R2-7: 2 sc in each st around (10)

Begin to stuff.

R8: 4 sc, scdec in next st, repeat around (8)

R9-17: sc in each st around (8)

R18: 1 sc in next stitch, scdec in next stitch, repeat 5 times (10)

R19-28: sc in each st around (10)

Continue to stuff. Fasten off.

Pliers Head (make 2):

With gray and 3.5 mm (E) hook:

R1: ch 2 then make 3 sc in second ch from hook (3)

R2: scinc in next 2 st, sc in next st (5)

R3: 1 sc in next st, scinc in next st, scinc in next st, 1 sc in next st, 1 scinc next st (7)

R4: 1 sc in next st, scinc in next st, sc in next 2 st, scinc in next st, sc in next 2 st, 1 sc in next st (9)

Ch 1 and turn so that you're working on the other side of your work.

R5: sc in each st around, scdec in last st (8)

Begin to stuff.

R6-8: 1 sc in each st around.

Fasten off.

Sew the pliers' head onto the pliers' body. Next sew the two gray pieces together so they overlap.

Crochet a tool set for Father's Day

Crochet a tool set for Father's Day

Crochet a tool set for Father's Day

Using the images as a guide, shape the pliers in place.

Happy crocheting!

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