Men’s Sweater Knitting Patterns
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These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.
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Free Knitting Patterns
Crew neck long-sleeved pullover in a one row repeat textured rib. Kids sizes 6 to 14, Men’s sizes 36 to 44. Rated easy by Red Heart Design Team. Pictured project by Pinkdarb
Hey Handsome Cardigan
Long-sleeved sweater with mirrored cables and shawl collar. Men’s sizes XS to 5XL. Designed by Yarnspirations
His Cabled Pullover
Cozy long sleeved sweater with all-over cable pattern. Sizes Small, Medium, Large, Extra-Large but runs large. Designed by Melissa Leapman for Red Heart. Matching pattern for women available.
V Neck Pullover
Long-sleeved sweater is rated easy by the designer Yarnspirations. Sizes from XS to 5XL.
Long-sleeved sweater by Carol Feller features lattice cables framing a V-neck, a slight shawl collar, and ribbed sleeve detail. Finished Size 37 (41¼, 44¾, 48¾, 53)” chest circumference. Pictured project by Perrperrjones
V-necked pullover man’s vest inspired by Downton Abbey. Sizes Small (Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large). Designed by Premier Yarns
Rhapsody in Tweed Pullover
This long-sleeved men’s sweater by Kathy Zimmerman features wide and narrow open cables with mini-cable ribs against a reverse stockinette-stitch background. Finished Size: 40 (44, 48, 52, 56)” (101.5 [112, 122, 132, 142] cm) bust/chest circumference. Pictured project by Mango
Woven Bands Pullover
This men’s sweater by Hana Jason is knit sideways and features linen stitch on collar, cuffs, and yoke. Elbow-length sleeves you might want to knit longer. 40 (42, 44, 46, 48)” chest circumference.
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
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
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
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
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)”
- Get the free knitting pattern
- Also available in Berroco Vintage Family Pattern Book 293
- Get the book on ebay for $5
- Get the recommended Berroco Vintage Yarn on Amazon
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
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]
Patterns for Purchase
Cotswold Henley Sweater
Long-sleeved men’s pullover features a buttoned collar, an all over texture, and grid panels on sides. Sizes 36¼ (40, 42¾, 47½, 52¼)” chest circumference. Designed by Meghan Babin
Long-sleeved men’s sweater designed by Jared Flood features a rounded garter yoke and garter panels flanking the body on each side. Sizes 39½ (43½, 47½, 51½, 55¾)” chest
Long-sleeved men’s zip front cardigan with rib details. Sizes 35 (39, 44, 48, 52)” 89 (99, 112, 122, 132) cm chest circumference, zipped. Designed by Ann Budd. Pictured project by oliveknit
This long-sleeved open cardigan is suitable for advanced beginners and a quick knit in bulky yarn. 5 sizes from S to XXL
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
Long-sleeved pullover sweater features simple cables, textured panels, and saddle shoulders. Finished Size: 36 (39½, 44¼, 46¾, 51½)” chest circumference.
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
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
Terry 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, intheloopknitting.com. 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!