Cardigan sweater knitting patterns for men.
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Men's cardigan (that's also great for women!) with shawl collar and geometric stranded colorwork. Sizes: 37[40, 43.75, 48, 52, 56, 60.5, 64] inches / 94[101.5, 111, 122, 132, 142, 153.5, 162.5] cm. Designed by Jennifer Owens for Knitty. Aran weight yarn.
Men's cardigan with cabled body and sleeves with shawl collar. Sizes: To fit 36(38, 40, 42, 44)". Designed by Sue Hanmore. Aran weight yarn.
Men's cardigan with a ribbed shawl collar and textured houndstooth shaped design. Sizes: Mens: 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50 inches. Designed by Martin Storey for Rowan. Bulky weight yarn.
Men's cardigan with an easy to work Barbara Walker twisted stitch pattern decorating the fronts and back. Knit flat from the bottom up and seamed for sturdy structure. Sizes: S(M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X). Designed by Merri Fromm for Knitty. DK weight yarn.
Stormy Staghorn Cardigan
This men's sweater has staghorn cables along front and down the back. Sizes To Fit Chest: 81cm to 127cm. Designed by Paintbox Yarns. Bulky weight yarn.
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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.
Hey Handsome Cardigan
Long-sleeved sweater with mirrored cables and shawl collar. Men’s sizes XS to 5XL. Designed by Yarnspirations
Saturday Morning Hoodie
Classic shaping, handy pockets and a flattering hood to wear up or down. Simple sizing and raglan sleeves make this a great unisex cardigan. Sizes Finished Chest 40 (44, 48, 53, 56, 60) in. [101.5 (112, 122, 134.5, 142, 152.5) cm]. Finished Length 24.5 (25.5, 26, 27, 27.5, 28.5) [62 (65, 66, 68.5, 70, 72.5) cm]. Designed by Lion Brand Yarn. Bulky weight yarn.
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
Men’s Transitions Cardigan
Yarnspirations’ design features a button front. Sizes from M through 5XL.
Patterns for Purchase
Long-sleeved cardigan sweater with a shawl collar, cables, textures in sizes for the whole family. Sizes 0-6 mo (6-12 mo, 1-2yr, 2-4yr, 4-6yr, 6-8yr, 8-10yr, XS, S, SM, M, ML, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL). DK weight yarn. Designed by Tin Can Knits
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
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.
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
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