Tom Daley shows off his impressive knitting designs on new Instagram account


Tom Daley shows off his impressive knitting designs on new Instagram account including cute poncho and jumper he made for son Robbie, two

Tom Daley knows all about throwing himself into his work.

And it seems it’s no different with his hobbies. Having taught himself knitting, he’s now moved into crocheting.

Yesterday it emerged that the Olympic diver has started showing off his colourful creations on a new Instagram account leading to speculation that he could be turning it into a business venture.

Hobby: Tom Daley has showed off his impressive knitting designs on his new Instagram account

Daley, 26, shared pictures of his knitted tea cosy, a chunky jumper and a poncho which he made for his son Robbie, two. 

The @madewithlovebytomdaley account also shows pink baby booties and the toddler’s blue bobble hat. 

It is unclear if fans will be able to buy his creations. 

Unexpected: Yesterday it emerged that the Olympic diver has started showing off his colourful creations on a new Instagram account leading to speculation that he could be turning it into a business venture

Unexpected: Yesterday it emerged that the Olympic diver has started showing off his colourful creations on a new Instagram account leading to speculation that he could be turning it into a business venture

Sweet: The @madewithlovebytomdaley account also shows pink baby booties and the toddler's blue bobble hat

Sweet: The @madewithlovebytomdaley account also shows pink baby booties and the toddler’s blue bobble hat

Yesterday Daley, who is in Turkey at an Olympic training camp, posted a video of himself crocheting on his sunbed.

The two-time Olympic bronze medallist started knitting to help him relax during lockdown – and he’s not the only celebrity that turned to this craft. 

Earlier this month, Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood revealed he had replaced booze and drug binges with knitting scarves.

Switching off: The two-time Olympic bronze medallist started knitting to help him relax during lockdown

Switching off: The two-time Olympic bronze medallist started knitting to help him relax during lockdown 

Multi-tasking: Yesterday Daley, who is in Turkey at an Olympic training camp, posted a video of himself crocheting on his sunbed

Unwinding: He looked relaxed as he worked on his project

Multi-tasking: Yesterday Daley, who is in Turkey at an Olympic training camp, posted a video of himself crocheting on his sunbed

Daley said: ‘Worrying about when things might go back to normal can be exhausting. 

‘My happy place is now on the sofa with knitting needles.’

But he admitted his screenwriter husband, Dustin Lance Black, 46, joked that being with him was like being wed to a grandmother.

Cute: Daley, 26, shared pictures of his knitted tea cosy, a chunky jumper and a poncho which he made for his son Robbie, two

Cute: Daley, 26, shared pictures of his knitted tea cosy, a chunky jumper and a poncho which he made for his son Robbie, two

Eye for design: Tom admitted his screenwriter husband, Dustin Lance Black, 46, joked that being with him was like being wed to a grandmother

Eye for design: Tom admitted his screenwriter husband, Dustin Lance Black, 46, joked that being with him was like being wed to a grandmother

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