Knitting Patterns for Men
Knitting patterns for the men in your life, including hats, scarves, sweaters, mitts, slippers, ties. Most of the knitting patterns are free. Many are unisex so they are also great for women as well.
Scroll down to see the patterns and click on the individual links to get the patterns.
And if your favorite man is also a fanboy, see the following pages
Free Knitting Patterns
Men’s Transitions Cardigan
Yarnspirations’ design features a button front. Sizes from M through 5XL.
Aran cardigan with a matching pattern for Dad’s little boy or girl. Sizes from S to XL.
Dad’s Zippered Jacket
Available in sizes XS/S – 4/5 XL from Yarnspirations.
Meridith Shepherd designed this pullover sweater featuring garter stitch bordered squares. It is knit flat and seamed. Sizes S[M, L, 1X, 2X]
Rye Chevron Tie
Designed by Saranac Hale Spencer for Pom Pom Quarterly, the chevron stitch pattern in this tie forms natural tie point unlike other knit ties. Note that the pattern link is difficult to see on the pattern page. It is in the paragraph under the second image on the page.
Silk Striped Tie
Knit Picks Design Team designed this quick-to-knit, classically styled knit tie for silk yarn.
Linen Stitch Tie
The woven stylish look of the linen stitch makes a great tie in this design by Michael Wade for Skacel.
Seed Stitch Tie
Benyamin Conn of Knit Knit Cafe designed this easy versatile knit tie. Pictured project by TheRedDeluge
The Knit Picks Design Team designed this tie with neck sizes 16-24 inches
I’m the Dude Jacket
Yarnspirations’ jacket inspired by the Big Lebowski features a fair isle pattern. Sizes from XS through 5XL.
Football Mosaic Scarf
Sarah Burton’s design is created with slipped stitches – an easy technique that creates textured, two-color results while knitting with only one color at a time. Knit this 6.5” wide X 74” long scarf in your favorite team colors.
Morgan English Driving Cap
This version of the classic English Driving Cap or Ivy Cap is designed by Anne Kuo Lukito has a unique one piece construction that is shaped with short rows. It comes in two sizes to fit most men and women.
Designed by Talitha Kuomi, this unisex retro-cool hat has enough class to be appropriate for daytime, but has enough “hip” to hold its own under the club lights between sets late into the night.
Jennifer Tallapaneni designed this unisex hat that is worked from the top down all in one piece, including the brim. Sizes S[M, L]
Jason’s Tweed Hat
Melissa Thompson designed this hat for nubby, tweed yarn but any chunky yarn will work.
Fisher Cable Hat
Lindsey Felice designed this hat that is quick to knit. It features an easy cable pattern in the brim. Great for men and women!
This hat by Yarnspirations features stranded colorwork.
Reversible Rib Cap
Pirita Hiltunen designed this Rocky-inspired beanie hat that is reversible and long enough for various styles of folding.
Designed by Ágnes Kutas-Keresztes, this hat pattern easy to work and really stretchy. See below for the matching scarf pattern.
Designed by Ágnes Kutas-Keresztes, this scarf features a cozy but easy stitch pattern. See matching hat pattern above.
Mareike Sattler designed this elegant scarf that has a subtle chevron texture and knit lengthwise.
Designed by Hilary Smith Callis, this scarf gets its dressy professional look from the linen stitch that looks like woven fabric. Use a variegated yarn to enhance the woven look.
Patterns for Purchase
Dashing Unisex Slouchy Beanie
Easy hat with simple colorwork is a quick knit in chunky yarn.
Aran-style cable cardigan with a shawl collar and raglan shoulders. By Amy Christoffers. Sizes Chest (closed) 36(40-44-48-52-56-60)”. One of the 12 patterns in the Berroco Vintage Men pattern booklet.
Easy-Going Slouchy Beanie
Super slouchy unisex hat great for men. 1 of 7 hat designs in Knit Celebrity Slouchy Beanies For the Family ebook
Quick Knit Slippers For The Whole Family
Moccasin slippers perfect for the men on your list. Also come in child’s and women’s sizes for the rest of the family.
Caldicott Knitted Scarf Knitting Pattern
Men’s rectangular scarf with dynamic pattern of knit and purl stitches.
Amazing Siberian Slippers
What makes this slippers so amazing is that they are knit flat on straight needles in one piece but there are no seams or grafting. The designer learned this technique from a friend’s mother who lives in a tiny village in Siberia.
His & Her Gloves
An easy to knit glove pattern, with a design that will appeal to both men and women. The elastic rib pattern, with some negative ease for each size, will ensure the perfect fit and feel extremely comfortable.
Men’s Felted Moccasin Slippers
These slippers knit up super quick using bulky weight yarn. Four sizes.
All Seasons Slippers
Pattern is for size S to L (S and M for woman and L for men).
Darting Diagonals Fingerless Gloves
Knit on straight needles and seamed, this is one skein project.
Reversible Cable Worsted Mitts
A fantastic super-warm last-minute winter gift, these fingerless mitts knit up quickly from just one ball of worsted weight yarn in just a few hours.