Crochet Gifts for Dad, Grandpa, Your Boyfriend and Brother

Crochet is generally my go to, when I want to give a really special gift. Handmade items are usually of better quality, can be personalized and last longer than any store bought gift.

In this blog post, I share a roundup of my favorite crochet patterns for men. These men’s crochet patterns patterns are all easy to follow and many use simple stitches, so they’re perfect for beginners. Plus, they’re all practical and stylish, so your guy is sure to love them.

Whether it’s Father’s Day, Christmas, or just a “thinking of you” moment, these masculine crochet creations are bound to bring joy and warmth to the men in your life.

So grab your worsted weight or bulky yarn, a crochet hook and find the perfect pattern for each special man who means so much to you.

Happy Hooking my friends!  💜  Lisa

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Classic Crochet Accessories

Deck the men in your life with timeless style using these crochet patterns that are as chic as they are cozy. From suave crochet hats and slouchy beanies that’ll keep them warm, to men’s crochet scarf patterns that make any winter breeze feel like a distant memory. These classics are a must-hook for any crochet patterns for men collection.


Colorscape Cowl and Beanie Crochet Patterns make for a super cozy set! Designed for use with beautiful Red Heart Colorscape yarn. Fun textured beanie and cowl are both one skein projects. Perfect Winter Crochet Patterns for kids and adults to enjoy!

Colorscape Beanie and Cowl by Green Fox Farms Designs

This two-in-one pattern will keep all the boys you love warm and cozy in winter weather. That’s because the patterns include all the sizes! Baby, toddler, kid, teen and adult! Plus, there’s instructions for two versions of the neck warmer; make a scarf or cowl. There’s only one question now, and that’s – What’s his favorite color?

Find the pattern here!




Caitlin Zigzag Beanie pattern for men by Elimee Designs

Caitlin ZigZag Scarf by Elimee Designs

Hook a great stocking filler for Dad – and the whole family, using this gorgeous scarf pattern! This easy men’s crochet scarf pattern is simple to customize, so you know they’ll love it!

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Treat Basket by Jen Hayes Creations

If your Grandad is anything like mine, then he loves his treats! This simply constructed little basket makes the perfect crochet bowl to gift – and use everyday.

Find the pattern here!




Sweet Stripes Collection - Fingerless Gloves - Slouchy Hat - Crochet Pattern - Winter Wear - Easy Crochet Pattern - Slouch Pattern - Fingerless Mittens Pattern -

Sweet Stripes Slouchy Hat and Fingerless Gloves by Green Fox Farms Designs

Make an adorable baby beanie, child slouch hat, or adult slouchy hat! Then make the gloves to match! Either way, they’re sure to love this handmade gift! I know that this is a collection of crochet patterns for men, but trust me, if you get the colors right, boys, girls and women will adore this glove and beanie set too.

Find the pattern here!

3 size pattern for Mens Classic Beanie by Zamiguz

3 Sizes of Men’s Classic Beanie by Zamiguz

This men’s classic beanie is a free pattern with instructions for 3 sizes. The hat is made out of a rectangle using an interesting ribbing technique created with slip stitches and single crochet. Which makes it a quick crochet gift that’s easy to make!

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Crochet Patterns Collection that is perfect for men

Beer & Beyond: Unique Gift Ideas

Let’s add a dash of creativity to the mix with crochet patterns for men that bring a little something different. Imagine gifting something  that’s both functional and fun – the perfect companion for those laid-back evenings or when headed out to a sporting event? These patterns aren’t just projects; they’re expressions of care that go beyond the ordinary.



Evan's 8 pocket dice bag popular crochet pattern

Evan’s 8 pocket Dice Bag by Green Fox Farms Designs

This advanced beginner pattern will be an absolute hit with dice game lovers! It’s one of my most popular patterns to date. You can store and carry a lot of dice in this beauty! Then when you’re done making this bag, you will want to check out my other dice bag patterns! Such as the DC Dice Bag and Rolling Tray pattern, with 2 different size dice bags to make that double as a rolling tray too and my most recent Potion of Moonlight Amigurumi Dice bottle. This one comes in 3 sizes – each a different design!

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Moustache Crochet Bookmark – Gift Idea for Men by Stitch by Fay

Moustache Crochet Bookmark by Stitch by Fay

Does your book reading fella have a ‘tache? He will now! This free bookmark pattern uses the tapestry crochet technique. Tapestry crochet is a bit more challenging than basic crochet, but it’s fun to learn. Pair it with a book as the perfect gift for him, that’s just a little different.

Find the pattern here!




Free Red Truck Hanging Ornament by Desert Blossom Designs

Red Truck Applique by Dessert Blossom Crafts

Make Dad a mini version of his truck. He’ll love it! Add his favorite scented oil and hang it from his rear vision mirror – it’s just the right size! Or make double the pattern, sew them together and fill with camphor – to hang in the wardrobe. It’s a gift he’s sure to love!

Find the pattern here!









Beer Coasters crochet pattern for men by Jo to the World

Beer Coasters by Jo To The World

Was the first thing you noticed about these coasters the cool ‘foam’ on the beer glasses? So clever! How I do love to discover a unique design. This free pattern is beginner friendly and the instructions are written extremely clearly, with a chart and photos to help you along too.

Find the pattern here!




Dinosaur Hat. Dragon Pattern, Jurassic, Crochet Hat Pattern. Dinosaur Crochet Pattern Winter Hat

Dinomite Dinosaur Hat by Green Fox Farms Designs

Is the man you’re making for, a fun loving, quirky kinda guy? How much would he love this dinomite hat? This is one of my most popular crochet patterns and it’s been loved by boys and men the world over! The earflaps make it a winter staple, and of course it’s perfect for Halloween. Although, you might not see a dinosaur – it can easily be a Dragon Beanie for your Game of Thrones fan! 

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6 Beer Bottle Carrier by Moogly

Give him a bottle carrier that’ll hold a full six pack! This BYO bag is sturdy, looks great and is a free crochet pattern! The handled basket will hold all sorts of sizes of bottles and jars, so you can gift it with goodies inside.

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#1 Fan Pillow by Yarnspirations

The sports lover in the house will love this addition to the couch! It’s an oversized hand pillow pattern. Make it in his favorite team’s colors for added adoration.

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Even More Free Crochet Patterns for Men

Who says you need to break the bank to create something amazing? Explore these easy crochet patterns for men, that won’t cost you more than some yarn, but will earn you countless smiles and appreciation! My favorite.

These free patterns don’t compromize on style or substance, proving that thoughtful crochet gift ideas don’t have to come with a price tag.



Sweet Stripes Sunglasses Case - Crochet Pattern for Cute Glasses Case - Perfect for the beach or backyard - Free Crochet Pattern from

Sweet Stripes Sunglasses Case by Green Fox Farms Designs

Give your Brother, Dad or Grandpa a fun and practical gift that he is sure to appreciate! Even if he doesn’t wear glasses or readers, he’s sure to have a pair of sunglasses. The Sweet Stripes Sunglasses Case by yours truly will help keep any pair of glasses scratch free and protected when they’re not in use – especially if you opt to make the lined version for extra protection.

Find the pattern here!




Bulky Beanie by Rich Textures Crochet

This easy-to-make crochet pattern can be made in less than an hour. We love that! The slip stitch ribbing gives stretch and a classic knit look, which provides a lovely vintage aesthetic. A men’s crochet hat pattern that’s bound to become a staple of his winter wardrobe.

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Split Level Pullover by A crocheted Simplicity

Split Level Pullover by A Crocheted Simplicity

This free sweater pattern comes in men’s sizes XS through 4XL, so you should be able to find the perfect size for the man you’re making for. The fabric has a lovely texture that comes from the moss stitch used. This pattern is best for intermediate to advanced crocheters.

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Free Crochet Pattern for Scarf for Men by Golden Lucy Crafts

Scarf for Men by Golden Lucy Crafts

This intermediate pattern makes a gorgeous scarf, using two different colors of yarn which gives a modern look. Only basic crochet stitches are used, but the color changing is a technique that’ll keep you interested as you work on this new crochet project.

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sweet Stripes Can and bottle cozy crochet patterns for men

Sweet Stripes Can and Bottle Cozy by Green Fox Farms Designs

Keep his hands warm and his drinks cool with this easy peasy drink cozy that he’ll love! This great pattern is perfect for a last minute gift as you can make it up from your scrap stash! If your fella is more of a wine drinker, then you might want to check out my Sweet Stripes Wine Cozy pattern . Or if hot beverages are his favorite, then you’ll love the Sweet Stripes Cup Cozy which has both a to-go cup sleeve and mug-hug version too!

Find the pattern here!




Modern Mens Headband by My Crochet Space

Modern Men’s Headband by My Crochet Space

Keep his head and ears warm with a modern menswear pattern for an earwarmer headband. This is both a unique and great crochet gift for any man, especially those with a lot of hair! Although hair isn’t a pre-requisite… bald men get cold ears too.

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Free Crochet Patterns perfect for your Man

The Grandpa Collection

Grandpas deserve all the love in the world, and these crochet patterns pay homage to their wisdom and warmth. Craft a crochet lap blanket that wraps them in comfort during quiet moments, or opt for an easy crochet pattern that showcases your love in every stitch. These masculine crochet patterns make for heartfelt gifts that bridge generations.



Phentex Mens Loafer Slippers by Yarnspirations

This practical crochet pattern will be loved by the Dad or Grandpa in your life in the cooler months. Make these adult size slippers to keep his feet warm over the holiday season. A personal gift like this is the easy way to make him feel special.

Find the pattern here!




How to Crochet the Fall in Love Blanket by This Pixie Creates

Fall in Love Blanket by This Pixie Creates

Cozy and simple, this masculine crochet blanket uses colorwork for it’s striking look. It’s a really easy pattern that uses one stitch throughout, making it a great mindless make. So stitch it while watching TV – to later snuggle under, for the same activity.

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Scarf Men will love by Fosbas Designs

Men’s Mo Dhaid Crochet Scarf by Fosbas Designs

This very intentional scarf pattern has been crafted with men in mind. No lacey holes, but a lot of texture and a gorgeous, eye-catching design – the texture really sets this free scarf pattern apart from many others out there.

Find the pattern here!




How To Crochet A Simple Beanie That Men Love by Krissys over the mountain crochet

Simple Beanie by Krissys Over the Mountain Crochet

Gift-worthy and practical – here’s a beanie that checks both boxes. If you’re in search of a quick, warm, and masculine crochet pattern for a man’s hat, this might just be the perfect choice.

Find the pattern here!





25 Crochet Patterns that Men Will Love
dc dice bag and rolling tray green fox farms designs

DC Dice Bag and Rolling Tray by Green Fox Farms Designs

Give Grandad a handmade gift that he’ll use. His generation love to play dice and board games, so this unusual pattern will make the perfect match! A beginner-friendly, easy pattern that comes in two sizes can be paired with new dice and your offer of an afternoon of game play.

Find the pattern here!




Merry and bright wine sleeve by hooks books wanderlust

Merry and Bright Wine Sleeve by Hooks, Books and Wanderlust

Walking into a party with a bottle of wine has never been easier! This simple crochet pattern will make a great gift for the special guy in your life, especially with the addition of his favorite tipple. Make this fun wine cozy to keep his favorite beverage safe and stylish.

Find the pattern here!




Bookmark by Juniper and Oakes

Choose a Bookmark by Juniper & Oakes

Find the right pattern for your next easy project to make him a crochet bookmark – in different sizes and styles! It’s a great way to personalize his reading experience, while he often thinks of you! Pair one with a book he’ll love, and gift to him for Christmas.

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Limited Edition Cruella Yarn Bowl

Happy Crocheting for your favorite dudes!

These are just a few of my favorite crochet patterns for men. A treasure trove of interesting and simple men’s crochet patterns, that are brimming with warmth and affection. With so many great projects available, you’re sure to find the perfect one for your special someone.

Whether you’re crafting a Father’s Day surprise, searching for that perfect Christmas gift, or simply aiming to share a bit of homemade happiness, these patterns will be loved by all they’re gifted to.

Remember, it’s not just about the crochet hooks and yarn; it’s about the memories, the smiles, and the joy that these creations bring to the men in your life, who matter most.

💜🧶 Happy Hooking, and even happier gifting!



Beanie and Scarf Pattern Set Gift for Boys and Men

Are you ready to get crocheting? I hope you have found the perfect pattern or two that you can’t wait to make for your Dad, Husband, Grandpa, or someone else special to you!

Thanks so much for reading! I would love to know which of these patterns you’re going to make first! Let me know in the comments!

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