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Men’s Sweater Knitting Patterns

by | Mar 15, 2017 | Sweaters

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Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for Arguyle Pullover Sweater

Arguyle Pullover Sweater

Long-sleeved pullover with stitches inspired by fishermen’s gansey sweaters. Sizes S[M, L, 1X, 2X]. Designed by Kathleen Sperling

Free Knitting Pattern for Par Vest for Him

Par Vest

Classic V-necked textured vest. Sizes 37-52″ chest. Pictured project by YaYaHenry

Free Knitting Pattern for Garter Rib Men's Sweater

Garter Rib for Him

Long-sleeved pullover sweater knit with a two-row repeat in worsted weight yarn.  Sizes S, M, L, XL, 2XL. Designed by Melissa Leapman for Cascade Yarns.

Free Knitting Pattern for Men's V-Neck Cable Cardigan

Men’s V-Neck Cable Cardigan

Julie Farmer designed this classic long-sleeved cardigan sweater for the men in your life featuring cables and in sizes from Small to 2X.


Free Knitting Pattern for Mens Textured Vest

Textured Vest

Pullover vest with a v-neck and rib stitch details on the sides and neckline. No picking up stitches! Designed by Erika Knight to fit chest 36, 38, 40, 42, 44 inches. Pictured projects by kast and redsocksrules

Free Knitting Pattern for Aram Pullover

Aram Pullover

Classic men’s aran cable pullover with long sleeves was designed by the amazing Norah Gaughan for Berroco. To Fit Chest Size:   34(38-42-46-50)”.

Free Knitting Pattern for Lakenvelder Cardigan

Lakenvelder Cardigan

This zippered front man’s cardigan from Berroco features slipped stitch ribbing, saddle shoulder, pockets and a twisted rib collar. Designed by Cirilia Rose. Sizes Chest (closed) – 36(40-44-48-52)”

Berroco Vintage

Free Knitting Pattern for Tire Trace Sweater

Tire Trace Sweater

This long-sleeved men’s pullover features a wide cable panel on the front and on the sleeves. Designed by Agata Smektala. Sizes M/L 38(42)”; 98(108)cm


Free Knitting Pattern for The Fog Sweater

The Fog Sweater

Tiennie modeled this sweater after the one worn by the Nick Castle character played by Tom Welling in The Fog movie. Pictured project by FiveSticks

Free Knitting Pattern for Dr. Watson's Cabled Crew Neck Jumper

Sherlock – Dr. Watson’s Cabled Crew Neck Jumper

Amy Noelle Walker (MeldeBaggins on Ravelry) feplicates the cable sweater worn by John Watson in the Sherlock series. The pictured project is by adamsfrood42 who has additional notes

Free Knitting Pattern for Firefly Wash's Sweater

Firefly – Wash’s Sweater

Don Yarman recreated the cabled pullover sweater worn by the character Wash in two Firefly episodes — “Out of Gas” and “The Message.” Pictured project by dragonxser

Free knitting pattern for Dad and Son matching cardigan sweaters

Dad and Son Cardigan

Aran cardigan with a matching pattern for Dad’s little boy or girl. Adult Sizes from S to XL. Children Sizes 2-6

Free Knitting Pattern for Transitions Cardigan

Men’s Transitions Cardigan

Yarnspirations’ design features a button front. Sizes from M through 5XL.

Free Knitting Pattern for Mens Mosaic Vest

Mosaic Vest

The classic v-neck styling is given an interesting twist with the mosaic stitch pattern. Sizes small-2X. Designed by Brenda Bourg for Red Heart

Free Knitting Pattern for Zip Front Jacket

Dad’s Zippered Jacket

Available in sizes XS/S – 4/5 XL from Yarnspirations.

Free knitting pattern for Sticky Note pullover sweater and more knitting patterns for ment

Sticky Note

Meridith Shepherd designed this pullover sweater featuring garter stitch bordered squares. It is knit flat and seamed. Sizes S[M, L, 1X, 2X]

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting Pattern for Gear Cardigan

Gear Cardigan

This long-sleeved open cardigan is suitable for advanced beginners and a quick knit in bulky yarn. 5 sizes from S to XXL

Knitting pattern for Fitzgerald Cardigan

Fiftzgerald Cardigan

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.

Knitting Pattern for Men's Shawl Collar Cardigan

Charcoal Ribbed Cardigan

This man’s shawl-collar cardigan features an all-over two-row repeat garter-rib stitch and set-in saddle shoulders. Sizes 36 (41¼, 44¼, 48, 53¼)” (91.5 [105, 112.5, 122, 135] cm) chest circumference

Knitting Pattern for Bangor Sweater

Bangor Sweater

Long-sleeved pullover sweater features simple cables, textured panels, and saddle shoulders. Finished Size: 36 (39½, 44¼, 46¾, 51½)” chest circumference.

Knitting Pattern for His Zigzag Pullover

His Zigzag Pullover

This long-sleeved pullover sweater is one of the 29 patterns and 72 stitch patterns included in the book Easy Textured Knits available as digital download and paperback from Leisure Arts.

Knitting Pattern for Round Neck Sweater for Men

Round Neck Sweater

this long-sleeved pullover sweater features an asymmetric cable pattern – love this! Sizes S – M – L – XL – XXL. One of 33 patterns in Bergere Magazine 184 Knitting and Crochet Pattern Booklet

Knitting Pattern for Men's Zipped Jacket

Zipped Jacket

This long-sleeved cardigan features a graphic striped pattern and is knit in stockinette and rib. Sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL. One of 33 patterns in Bergere Magazine 184 Knitting and Crochet Pattern Booklet

Knitting Pattern for Peary Vest

Peary Zipped Front Vest

Stockinette vest with detail shoulders inspired by Guernsey fishermen’s sweaters. Amy Christoffers for Berroco. Sizes Chest (closed) – 34(38-42-46-50-54-58)One of the 12 patterns in the Berroco Vintage Men pattern booklet.

Knitting Pattern for Henry Tudor Sweater

Henry Tudor Sweater

Long-sleeved pullover for men features cables inspired by intricate celtic knotwork pattern taken from a famous portrait of Henry VIII Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL.

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Terry Matz

meTerry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!

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