Knitting patterns for the men in your life, including hats, scarves, sweaters, mitts, slippers, ties. Many are unisex so they are also great for women as well. Most patterns are free. Updated 12/11/22.
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Mr. Twist Sweater
Men's pullover sweater with a 12 row repeat all over cable texture. Sizes S (M) L (XL) XXL. Aran weight yarn. FRAYA8001 designed by Fraya
- Get the free knitting pattern. Download link is below photo on pattern page
- See more Men's Sweater Knitting Patterns
Sky's The Limit Scarf
Easy scarf with a cable on a texture background. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lisa Carnahan for Lion Brand. I'd probably put a garter stitch border on the scarf to make the edges more even.
Long-sleeved sweater for men or women. Sizes 1X, L, M, S. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand.
Mareike Sattler designed this elegant scarf that has a subtle chevron texture and knit lengthwise.
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.
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! Pictured project by BetsyJo
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. Pictured project by maryarcher
Meridith Shepherd designed this pullover sweater featuring garter stitch bordered squares. It is knit flat and seamed. Sizes S[M, L, 1X, 2X]
Silk Striped Tie
Knit Picks Design Team designed this quick-to-knit, classically styled knit tie for silk yarn.
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 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.
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Jason’s Tweed Hat
Melissa Thompson designed this hat for nubby, tweed yarn but any chunky yarn will work.
Linen Stitch Tie
The woven stylish look of the linen stitch makes a great tie in this design by Michael Wade for Skacel.
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.
I’m the Dude Jacket
Yarnspirations’ jacket inspired by the Big Lebowski features a fair isle pattern. Sizes from XS through 5XL.
Jennifer Tallapaneni designed this unisex hat that is worked from the top down all in one piece, including the brim. Sizes S[M, L]
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.
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.
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
Men’s Transitions Cardigan
Yarnspirations’ design features a button front. Sizes from M through 5XL.
Dad’s Zippered Jacket
Available in sizes XS/S – 4/5 XL from Yarnspirations.
Patterns for Purchase
Classic and practical scarf with a cozy nubby texture stripe. Great unisex scarf for men and women. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by DarlingJadore
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
All Seasons Slippers
Pattern is for size S to L (S and M for woman and L for men).
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.
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.
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.
Men’s Felted Moccasin Slippers
These slippers knit up super quick using bulky weight yarn. Four sizes.
Darting Diagonals Fingerless Gloves
Knit on straight needles and seamed, this is one skein project.
- Get the knitting pattern on Etsy
- Get dk weight yarn for this project on Etsy
- See more Fingerless Mitt Knitting Patterns
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.
- Get the knitting pattern on Etsy
- Get the worsted weight yarn on Etsy
- See more Slipper Knitting Patterns