It can be so difficult to decide what to crochet as a gift for guys! Making them a gift that they actually like and will use can be a struggle, especially when it comes to crochet. Today, I present to you a bunch of free crochet patterns that are perfect for gifting to the men in your life!
From clothing to hacky sacks and glasses cases, this list covers it all! This pattern round-up focuses on making practical gifts that can be used every day and includes a range of difficulties from absolute beginner to expert level patterns.
1) Mountain Ridge Scarf
A nice cozy scarf is an excellent crochet gift for anyone! This Mountain Ridge Scarf is beautifully textured and would make a great simple scarf to gift a guy. As with any pattern, you can customize this scarf to your liking! Maybe make it out of his favorite color or play it safe with dark neutrals. You can find the free pattern here, and check out Rich Textures Crochet for the matching Mountain Ridge Beanie!
2) Father’s Day Crochet Socks
These socks are a great crochet gift if you’re looking for a challenge. This pattern is worked with superfine weight yarn, contributing to the pattern’s expert level difficulty. Socks are a wonderful crochet gift for anyone and can be made super cozy with wool yarn. Check out the free pattern here!
3) Men’s Classic Beanie
This beanie is another gorgeous pattern from Rich Textures Crochet! This beanie is a classic, with a knit look and ribbing. The free pattern has two variations: with a brim and without. Check out the pattern here. If you’re looking for more projects, Rich Textures Crochet also has a Men’s Classic Scarf that matches this hat perfectly.
4) Men’s Fingerless Gloves
This beginner project works up quickly and is great for gifting! The stitches used in this pattern are simple, so if you can chain, slip stitch, half double crochet, and front post double crochet, you’ve got all the stitches needed to make these gloves! The photo above shows gloves made with two different colors of yarn, but, of course, you can make these gloves in one color or with multi-colored yarn! Check out the free pattern here, found on Ravelry as a free .pdf download.
5) Beginner Fall Throw Blanket
Handmade throw blankets are the definition of cozy. Everyone likes to cuddle up with a blanket on the sofa. This beginner fall crocheted blanket is so simple and is perfect for anyone looking to start their first project. Find the free pattern here and make one to gift the guy in your life!
6) Crochet Glasses Case
This glasses case is a quick and simple project that will keep your glasses from getting scratched when thrown into a bag. These cases would make a great gift for any sunglasses fans! Find the free pattern at this link here.
7) Quick Crochet Slippers
These crochet slippers and simple and straight forward to make. They’re made with multi-colored yarn, but they can me made with a solid yarn too! Check out the free pattern here.
8) Red Heart Father Pull Over
This beautiful pullover sweater makes a great gift! The photo above uses a tweed yarn to give the sweater its earthy look. When making sweaters as a gift, be sure to make a gauge. Making the right size is important! Click on this link here to download the free pattern.
9) Easy Crochet Cardigan Sweater
Make a cardigan to gift with this easy-to-follow pattern! Customize it with your pick of yarn and buttons to personalize your cardigan! The pattern is available for free on YouTube at this link here or is available for purchase on Etsy as a written pattern here.
10) Crochet Keychain Toad
Crochet amigurumi is a great gift for anyone! Make your amigurumi into a keychain for an adorable, personalized gift. This Toad pattern, the famous mushroom from Super Mario, is a great place to start. Little toad is perfect to give away to any video game lover! Check out the pattern here.
11) Easy Crochet Kindle Cover
Use this free crochet Kindle case pattern to make a soft and sturdy case! You can adapt the size for any eBook reader or other tablet. This cover is perfect to gift to any book lovers! Take a look at the pattern here.
12) Basic Bulky Men’s Mittens
These warm and practical mittens are a great gift! This mitten pattern works up super quickly with bulky yarn, and is inexpensive to make! Click on this link here for the free pattern.
13) Easy Split Tote
This gorgeous split tote is a great project for any cotton yarn fans! It has a beautiful knit look and would make a practical gift for taking to the grocery store or the beach. Check out the free pattern here.
14) Hacky Sack
While hacky sacks are children’s toys, they also make wonderful crochet gifts! The filling for these hacky sacks can be made less expensive by substituting plastic beads with small beans, lentils, rice, or popcorn. Click on this link here for the free pattern.
15) Crochet Coozie Cover
This pattern makes use of any old foam promotional coozies you may have lying around the house! This pattern is super quick to work up and makes a stylish coozie for a functional gift. Take a look at the pattern at this link here.