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Crochet tools for Father's Day? #NailedIt!

What's cuter than a crochet tool set for Father's Day? Nothing

It doesn't get any cuter than a homemade tool set that has been crocheted by hand. A dad who loves to tinker and fix is going to get a kick out of this detailed but surprisingly easy DIY tool set, complete with a screwdriver, a hammer and pliers.

For moms or older kids who are also good with their hands, here's how to make the perfect Father's Day gift:

What's cuter than a crochet tool set for Father's Day? Nothing
Image: Tanya Eberhardt/SheKnows

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

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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.

What's cuter than a crochet tool set for Father's Day? Nothing
Image: Tanya Eberhardt/SheKnows
What's cuter than a crochet tool set for Father's Day? Nothing
Image: Tanya Eberhardt/SheKnows

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