Some of the most fun crafts to create are ones that you give as gifts for the people you love. So if you have a loved one in your life that is big into outdoor adventure, you may want to create some crafts that will make their activities easier or more enjoyable to go on.

To help you know some options that you might want to consider for your next craft, here are three crafts to make for the outdoor adventurer in your life. 

A Hammock

No matter what outdoor adventure your loved one participates in, it’s always nice to be able to take a break in some comfortable seating options. Knowing this, you may want to consider making a hammock for your loved one to pack in with their favorite shirt

According to, you really only need a large piece of material, some ropes, and a few carabiners to make a safe and comfortable hammock. You could even use something like an old sheet as the main section of the hammock if you want. And since making a hammock won’t take you long, especially if you have a sewing machine that you can use, you could give this craft to your loved one to take on their next adventure very soon. 

A Blanket

While most people like to participate in their outdoor adventures when the weather is nice, the weather can quickly change on you. Knowing this, it’s wise for your friend or loved one to always take a small blanket with them so they can stay warm or use the blanket to sit on the ground.

Ideally, Tyler Lauletta, a contributor to, recommends that you try to give them a blanket that’s both warm yet also lightweight. So when you’re getting ready to craft and create this blanket, choosing a material like flannel could be a great option, as it can keep your friend warm without taking up a lot of space in their pack or their car.  

A Bag For Their Odds And Ends

When someone loves being outdoors and going on outdoor adventures, they usually have a lot of different odds and ends within their gear that doesn’t really fit anywhere or have a space place within their pack. As a result, it can be hard to keep track of everything. This is where your craft can come in. By creating a simple bag that you can close with a tie or zipper, your friend can better corral the small items of their gear. 

If you’re wanting to use your crafting skills to create something fun and useful for your outdoor-loving friend, consider using the tips mentioned above to help you know what crafts you could make for them.