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Knitting for Men: 13 Simple Patterns For Father's Day

By: Caitlin Eaton, Editor for AllFreeKnitting

Whether your dad is the type of person who already has everything or just never knows what to put on a gift list, this group of simple patterns for men offers a variety of unique knit gifts for Father's Day, birthdays or any special occasion, that he's bound to love.  After all, knitting for men shouldn't be stressful; you just need to have the right pattern.  With this masculine group of free knitting designs, you'll feel inspired to create a cozy sweater, knit new golf club cozies, or make a durable scarf that will last through multiple seasons.  Have fun creating a gift that he'll cherish forever by knitting up any of these simple patterns below.

Knitting for Men: 13 Simple Patterns for Father's Day

Knitting for Men: 13 Simple Patterns For Father's Day

Table of Contents

Knitting for Men and Their Wardrobes
Knit Gifts for His Hobbies
Great Knit Gifts for Grandpa



Knitting for Men and Their Wardrobes

Easy Mistake Stitch Scarf Men's Weekend Sweater Easy Textured Scarf
Simple Wide Brim Hat

Easy Mistake Stitch Scarf - If you know how to make knit and purl stitches, you'll be able to make this simple scarf in just a weekend.  Made with a deep rib stitch, this attractive design is great for men of all ages.

Men's Weekend Sweater - Whether he's spending a Saturday afternoon relaxing on the couch or enjoying a casual Friday at the office, this comfy weekend sweater works in a multitude of places.  There's even a smaller size available for kids!

Easy Textured Scarf - Essential knitting for the busy or impatient knitter, this knit scarf pattern can easily be made in just a weekend. Created with warm, chunky yarn and a rich texture, the Easy Textured Scarf is great for both men and women and makes a wonderful holiday gift.

Heel Stitch Hat - As the name suggests, these sharp-looking hats are formed using the same method required for knitting the heels of socks.  The result is a timeless hat that can be worn by men young and old.

Textured Men's Scarf - Composed of simple knit and purl stitches, this easy scarf results in a striking textural design that mimics tire tracks in freshly fallen snow.

Simple Wide Brim Hat - For the meat-and-potatoes type of man, this basic hat features just the essentials and none of the frills. 

Asterisk Hat - Modern and masculine, the slate gray Asterisk Hat makes a great gift for him.


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Knit Gifts for His Hobbies

King Me Scarf Football Scarf Pattern

King Me Scarf - Bring out his team spirit by knitting this classic scarf pattern in his team's favorite colors.  Made completely with the garter stitch, this pattern is ideal for beginners.

Knit Golf Club Covers - For the avid golf player, these colorful cozies make the perfect gift.

Football Scarf Pattern - For experienced knitters looking for a challenge, this multi-colored football scarf is a great excuse to practice the fair isle technique.

Great Knit Gifts for Grandpa

1840s Nightcap - Fans of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol will love this vintage pattern inspired by that classic tale.

Easy Family Slippers - No matter what his age, everyone loves having toasty, warm feet, especially after a long, busy day.  Make his feet happy with a pair of basic slippers that will last for years to come.


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