Everyone wears socks. And most people wear them daily. They keep our feet warm and make shoes more comfortable. If you are searching for the perfect knitted gift idea for a man, try a mens sock knitting pattern. You cannot go wrong with a pair of homemade socks.
Below are 15 mens socks knitting patterns. It does not matter if you are a beginner or an experienced knitter, we have included a pattern for you.
1. Classic Mens Knit Socks Pattern by DarlingJadore
These socks are classic, cosy, and timeless. They will become an instant staple in any man’s wardrobe.
The mens sock knitting pattern is for an advanced beginner. It uses simple knitting stitches and techniques. The socks are knitted seamlessly in the round on double pointed knitting needles. Included is a link to helpful video tutorials.
The pattern is for a man’s size medium/large. The socks will fit an approximate shoe size: U.S. 9.5-13 (40-46 Euro).
2. Spruce Cable Knitted Mens Socks Pattern by NorthernKnitsandPurl
The Spruce Cable socks were inspired by the forests of British Columbia. It was patterned after the Sitka Spruce. The spruce tree is recognisable by the scales on the bark and the stiff green needles.
This mens sock knitting pattern is a cuff-down sock with a unique heel flap and gusset. The pattern calls for 9” (23 cm) circular needles. However, it can be adjusted for magic loop or double pointed needles. There are three sizes: 6-8 inch (18-23 cm), 8-9 inch (18-23 cm), and 9-11 inch (23-28 cm).
3. Oh Hello Mens Sock Knitting Pattern from KnitOnDesigns
The Oh Hello Mens Sock Knitting Pattern will quickly become your go-to sock pattern. The pattern was designed for any sock knitter, novice to advanced. You’ll find the project fun and relaxing.
There are three sizes available in this pattern. There are no charts, just easy-to-read instructions. The pattern calls for fingering weight/sock yarn (category 1).
4. Cacophony Knitting Mens Socks by Kjosen Day
This mens sock pattern creates specific left and right socks. The pinky toe side of the sock is tapered, giving a good fit. You can use this free knitting pattern as a basic pattern to expand upon even more sock patterns.
The leg portion of the sock can be knit to any length, up to about 15.5 inches long (unworn). The heel is made using German short rows. You will need intermediate knitting knowledge to complete this pattern. The size is mens size US 10.
5. Spruce Grouse Knitting Mens Socks from SongbirdHandmadeShop
You can make both ankle socks and crew socks with this pattern. The chevron texture design was inspired by the tall evergreens in the West Coast forests. The socks are knit in one solid colour, with different textures to give them subtle visual interest.
The mens sock knitting pattern is knit in the round from the toe up using the magic loop method. There are two toe shape options (rounded or wedge). The chevron rib stitch design is made up of a simple combination of knit and purl stitches. Included in the download are photos, stitch charts, and written instructions
6. Easy Mens Socks Knitting Pattern by DarlingJadore
Here is a pattern that will create a classic mens sock that is cosy and textured. The Kodiak Socks are easy to knit and make great gifts.
The advanced-beginner pattern is ideal for first-time sock knitters. There are written instructions and links to numerous photo and video tutorials. The socks are knitting in the round on double-pointed knitting needles. Included are sizes adult men medium/large (shoe size: U.S. 9.5-13 (40-46 Euro).
7. Céilí Socks Pattern by Beth Reed
Here is a free mens socks knitting pattern. The socks are soft and comfortable. The pattern is sized for toddlers to adult xxl. It is a 4 page long intermediate level knitting pattern.
8. Walk in the Woods Mens Sock Knitting Pattern by KnitOnDesigns
Make these rustic socks, using this fun pattern. The socks can be worn inside a short boot or a hiking boot. Also included is a bonus shortie sock pattern.
Choose your favourite sock yarn to make these socks. It is a beginner level knitting pattern that can be completed by anyone comfortable knitting in the round. There are no confusing charts, only easy-to-follow written instructions.
9. Men’s Simple Ribbed Sock Pattern by shopknitsandprints
This is a simple ribbed sock knitting pattern. It is knit from the cuff down. The pattern was designed so you can easily keep count of rows without it becoming too monotonous. The ribs have a twisted knit stitch in the middle to help define the line of the ribs in the sock.
The pattern will fit a men’s US Size 8-10 shoe. It uses 4 US 1 (2.25 mm) double pointed needles and approximately 325 yards of sock weight yarn.
10. Beginner Mens Sock Knitting Pattern by OliveTreeKnitting
The Let the Yarn Shine Sock pattern was written for knitters who are brand new to sock knitting. You will need to know knit, purl, k2tog, ssk, and p2tog decreases.
Using the pattern and supporting video tutorials, you will learn every stage of sock knitting. The socks are worked with double pointed needles, starting at the cuff. There are 3 sizes, although these are easily customisable.
11. Spruce Socks Knitting Pattern by OriginallyLovely
These beautiful socks feature slipped stitch spruce tree detailing at the ankle. The mens sock knitting pattern is perfect for the holidays and colder months. Make a pair for yourself or as a gift.
These socks are constructed from the top, down. It is written for both magic loop and double pointed needles. The heel is shaped using a heel flap technique. You can substitute a different heel technique if you choose. The pattern includes mens and womens sizes S-XL.
12. Easy to knit Rugged Mens’ Socks Pattern by QuirkyGooseDesigns
Knit a pair of these rugged men’s socks for the man in your life. They will not only keep his feet warm, but they will also warm his heart. They are great socks for hiking, gardening, or just wearing around the house. A contrasting stripe is added for visual interest.
The socks are made with light worsted DK 8ply yarn. It is an easy to moderate pattern that is knit on two needles using basic knitting techniques. Included are instructions for sizes: mens small, medium, large and x-large.
13. Patons Mens Casual Cables Pattern from Yarnspirations
Here is a free intermediate level mens sock knitting pattern. The tightly stitched texturing makes these socks extremely comfortable. The pattern can be customised for medium, large, and x-large socks.
14. Cozy Cabin Socks Knitting Pattern by DarlingJadore
These cosy socks will become a staple in any man’s or woman’s wardrobe. They are eye-catching and an utter delight to knit.
The pattern can be completed by an advanced-beginner. It uses simple knit stitches and techniques. Included are links to helpful video tutorials. There are two sizes included: adult men size medium/large and adult women size medium.
15. Mens Sock Knitting Pattern by ZsuzsannaOrthodoxou
Play with the colours of these socks to make personalised socks for men, women, and children. This is a fun pattern that uses beginner-friendly colourwork.
Included in the PDF download are the written instructions, charts, photos, and links to video tutorials. Sizes available are children’s x-small, women’s small, men’s medium and men’s large.
MENS SOCK KNITTING PATTERNS ARE FUN AND WORK UP QUICKLY. IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A QUICK GIFT, MAKE SOME HANDMADE SOCKS.
Socks patterns can be intimidating to knitters. However, once you make one or two, you will see that they are actually extremely easy and fun to knit.
We can never have too many socks. If you are looking for a fun knitting project that works up quickly, check out some of these mens sock knitting patterns.