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Knitting Patterns for Men

by | Oct 26, 2015 | Accessories, Clothing, Gifts to Knit

Knitting patterns for men to wear including hats, mitts, sweater, and more

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

Transitions Cardigan free knitting pattern and more men's clothing knitting patterns

Men’s Transitions Cardigan

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

Dad's Cardigan Free Knitting Pattern and more knitting patterns for men

Dad’s Cardigan

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

Free knitting pattern for Man's Zippered Jacket and more knitting patterns for men

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]

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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.

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Silk Striped Tie

Knit Picks Design Team designed this quick-to-knit, classically styled knit tie for silk yarn.

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Linen Stitch Tie

The woven stylish look of the linen stitch makes a great tie in this design by Michael Wade for Skacel.

Free Knitting Pattern for Seed Stitch TieSeed Stitch Tie

Benyamin Conn of Knit Knit Cafe designed this easy versatile knit tie. Pictured project by TheRedDeluge

Free knitting pattern for bow tie and more knitting patterns for men

Bow Tie

The Knit Picks Design Team designed this tie with neck sizes 16-24 inches

Free Knitting Pattern for I'm the Dude Jacket and more knitting patterns for men

I’m the Dude Jacket

Yarnspirations’ jacket inspired by the Big Lebowski features a fair isle pattern. Sizes from XS through 5XL.

Free knitting pattern for Football Mosaic Scarf and more knitting patterns for ment

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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.

Free knitting pattern for Morgan Driving Cap

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.

Free knitting pattern for unisex Ponder Hat and more knitting patterns for men

Ponder Hat

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.

Free knitting pattern for Topi Hat and more knitting patterns for men

Topi Hat

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.

Free knitting pattern for Fisher Cable Hat and more knitting patterns for men

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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!

Free knitting pattern for men's hat and more knitting patterns for men

Winter Weekend

This hat by Yarnspirations features stranded colorwork.

Free knitting pattern for Reversible Rib Cap hat

Reversible Rib Cap

Pirita Hiltunen designed this Rocky-inspired beanie hat that is reversible and long enough for various styles of folding.

Christians Hat Free Knitting Pattern

Christian’s Hat

Designed by Ágnes Kutas-Keresztes, this hat pattern easy to work and really stretchy. See below for the matching scarf pattern.

Free knitting pattern for Christians Scarf and more knitting patterns for men

Christian’s Hat

Designed by Ágnes Kutas-Keresztes, this scarf features a cozy but easy stitch pattern. See matching hat pattern above.

Free knitting pattern for Henry scarf and and more knitting patterns for men


Mareike Sattler designed this elegant scarf that has a subtle chevron texture and knit lengthwise.

Free knitting pattern for Cerus Scarf and more knitting patterns for men

Cerus Scarf

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.

Free knitting pattern for Men's Interchangeable Scarves and more knitting patterns for men

Men’s Interchangeable Scarves

6 scarf knitting patterns in one Yarnspirations download. With varying stitches and textures, you’ll find one for every man in your life.

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting Pattern for Dashing Unisex Slouchy Beanie

Dashing Unisex Slouchy Beanie

Easy hat with simple colorwork is a quick knit in chunky yarn.

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy-Going Slouchy Beanie

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

Knitting Pattern for Quick Knit Slippers For The Whole Family

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.

Knitting Pattern for Caldicott Scarf

Caldicott Knitted Scarf Knitting Pattern

Men’s rectangular scarf with dynamic pattern of knit and purl stitches.

Amazing Siberian Slippers Knitting Pattern


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.

Knitting pattern for His & Her Gloves

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.

Knitting pattern for Men's Felted Slippers

Men’s Felted Moccasin Slippers

These slippers knit up super quick using bulky weight yarn. Four sizes.

Knitting pattern for slippers

All Seasons Slippers

Pattern is for size S to L (S and M for woman and L for men).

Knitting pattern for Darting Diagonals fingerless gloves

Darting Diagonals Fingerless Gloves

Knit on straight needles and seamed, this is one skein project.

Knitting pattern for Cabled Fingerless Mitts

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.

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