Tom Daley reveals he has crocheted his own pair of swimming trunks

Tom Daley reveals he has crocheted his own pair of swimming trunks as he showcases his washboard abs while relaxing by the pool

He has recently been showing off his impressive knitting designs on a new Instagram account.

And Tom Daley has proudly showcased his latest creation as he revealed he has crocheted his own pair of swimming trunks.

The Olympic diver, 26, took to his Instagram Stories and shared a variety of snaps of himself sporting the trunks, which were navy with yellow stripes.

Creative: Tom Daley, 26, has proudly showcased his latest creation as he revealed he has crocheted his own pair of swimming trunks

Showing off his washboard abs, the sports star posed in his trunks above a swimming pool.

Alongside the post, he wrote: ‘I finally made some crochet trunks!’ before he shared snaps of himself in a variety of poses.

He added: ‘I couldn’t help but share these trunks I made. They are my first attempt at crochet trunks and I am sure I will get better.’          

It recently emerged Tom had started showing off his colourful creations on a new Instagram account leading to speculation that he could be turning it into a business venture.

Trunks: The Olympic diver took to his Instagram Stories and shared a variety of snaps of himself sporting the trunks, which were navy with yellow stripes

Trunks: The Olympic diver took to his Instagram Stories and shared a variety of snaps of himself sporting the trunks, which were navy with yellow stripes

He wrote: 'I couldn’t help but share these trunks I made. They are my first attempt at crochet trunks and I am sure I will get better'

He wrote: ‘I couldn’t help but share these trunks I made. They are my first attempt at crochet trunks and I am sure I will get better’ 

The star 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. 

Hobby: Tom has been showing off his impressive knitting designs on his new Instagram account

Hobby: Tom has been showing off his impressive knitting designs on his new Instagram account

Unexpected: The new Instagram account has lead to speculation that he could be turning it into a business venture

Unexpected: The new Instagram account has lead 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

Tom, who is in Turkey at an Olympic training camp, recently 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: Tom, who is in Turkey at an Olympic training camp, recently posted a video of himself crocheting on his sunbed

Unwinding: He looked relaxed as he worked on his project

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

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

Cute: Tom 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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