40 Handmade Gift Ideas for Men

40 Handmade Gift Ideas for Men via Underground Crafter | Find a great project for a guy on your handmade holiday gift list including bags, scarves, and hats for men, featuring 2 sewing tutorials, 20 crochet patterns, and 18 knitting patterns - all free!

This is the fifth post in my series of roundups for handmade gift ideas for the winter holiday season. Today’s roundup includes 40 handmade gift ideas for men, including 2 free sewing tutorials, 20 free crochet patterns, and 18 free knitting patterns. These patterns include bags, hats, and scarves.

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40 Handmade Gift Ideas for Men

Roundup by Underground Crafter

40 Handmade Gift Ideas for Men via Underground Crafter | Find a great project for a guy on your handmade holiday gift list including bags, scarves, and hats for men, featuring 2 sewing tutorials, 20 crochet patterns, and 18 knitting patterns - all free!

2 Sewing Tutorials

These two sewing tutorials include plenty of photos to help you create a great project.

40 Handmade Gift Ideas for Men via Underground Crafter | Find a great project for a guy on your handmade holiday gift list including bags, scarves, and hats for men, featuring 2 sewing tutorials, 20 crochet patterns, and 18 knitting patterns - all free!

  • DIY Running Belt by The Crafting Chicks: This running belt makes the perfect gift for a jogger or cross trainer on your gift list.
  • Men’s Messenger Bag Tutorial by Sew What Alicia: This DIY satchel project includes a helpful photo tutorial.

Super Scarves

18 Knitting Patterns

These 18 patterns include hats, scarves, cowls, and even a sweater and shawl! Several of these patterns include a child sized option, too, if you’d like to make a “daddy and me” set.

40 Handmade Gift Ideas for Men via Underground Crafter | Find a great project for a guy on your handmade holiday gift list including bags, scarves, and hats for men, featuring 2 sewing tutorials, 20 crochet patterns, and 18 knitting patterns - all free!Left column, from top to bottom:

  • Two Dollar Scarf by The Crochet Architect: This simple seed stitch scarf is another one-skein project.
  • Garter Rib Beanie by Underground Crafter: This beginner-friendly, textured beanie pattern is available in 8 sizes from newborn through adult large.
  • Waldeinsamkeit hat by Caitlin ffrench: This pattern is named for a German word for woodland solitude and would be a great gift for your favorite hiker.
  • Checkerboard Cable Scarf by Underground Crafter: This cabled scarf is available in child and adult sizes and is knit holding 2 strands of yarn together.

Center column, from top to bottom:

  • Diamond Slouchy Hat by Melody’s Makings: This textured, slouchy hat pattern is available in 9 sizes from newborn through adult male and includes a video tutorial. There’s also a crochet version!
  • Jack & Jill Sweater by Stitches’n’Scraps: This cozy, textured sweater pattern is available in 4 adult sizes.
  • Plumo Gradient Scarf by Very Pink: This colorful scarf includes a video tutorial.
  • Deku Leaf shawl by Michael Frazer: This pattern for an oversized shawl is named for an object from a Legend of Zelda game.

Right column, from top to bottom:

  • Cables Scarf by Olena Huffmire Designs: This striking cabled scarf includes tips for tracking your rows while working the pattern.
  • Bigger Than Small Cowl by Caitlin ffrench: This jumbo, buttoned cowl can be wrapped around twice.
  • Basic Stocking Hat by Jessie At Home: This beginner-friendly pattern is available in 4 child and adult sizes.
  • Gallway Bay Ribbed Hats by marianna’s lazy daisy days: This cozy, ribbed hat pattern is available in 4 child and adult sizes.

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  • Will It Go Round in Circles hat by Yaya LovesToKnit: This textured hat uses a self-striping yarn for colorwork.
  • Limingen hat by DROPS Design: This simple, men’s hat pattern is available in 2 sizes.
  • The Garbonacci I Scarf by Nisey Knits: This garter stitch scarf uses the Fibonacci sequence for the stripes.
  • Clark Park Hat by Creature Comforts Designs for O-Wool: This stretchy, ribbed hat features three colors of light weight yarn.
  • Maenporth cowl by Kezia Cole: This landscape-inspired cowl can also be worn as a headband if he has big hair.
  • Softyak Slouch Hat by Churchmouse Yarns & Teas: This slouchy hat uses subtle texture and color changes.

20 Crochet Patterns

These patterns include hats and scarves in several styles.

40 Handmade Gift Ideas for Men via Underground Crafter | Find a great project for a guy on your handmade holiday gift list including bags, scarves, and hats for men, featuring 2 sewing tutorials, 20 crochet patterns, and 18 knitting patterns - all free!Clockwise, from top left:

  • Freshman Slouch by Blackstone Designs: This striped slouch can be topped off with a pom pom.
  • Faux Mistake Rib Watchman’s Cap by Underground Crafter: This stretchy, knit-look watchman’s cap pattern is available in 8 sizes from newborn through adult large.
  • Simple Double Crochet Slouch Hat by Oombawka Design: This pattern is available in 11 sizes from preemie through adult large and includes tips for making a striped version.
  • Snappy Headwarmer by Snappy Tots: This pattern combines a cowl and headband into a textured face-warmer.
  • Tunisian Extended Knit Scarf by Underground Crafter: This knit-look scarf includes a complete video tutorial for Tunisian crochet newbies.
  • DJ’s Guy Hat by ELK Studio: This striped hat is worked from the top down.
  • Plaid Slouchy Hat by Whistle and Ivy: This is just one of Whistle and Ivy’s collection of plaid patterns and it includes a video tutorial.

40 Handmade Gift Ideas for Men via Underground Crafter | Find a great project for a guy on your handmade holiday gift list including bags, scarves, and hats for men, featuring 2 sewing tutorials, 20 crochet patterns, and 18 knitting patterns - all free!Clockwise, from top left:

40 Handmade Gift Ideas for Men via Underground Crafter | Find a great project for a guy on your handmade holiday gift list including bags, scarves, and hats for men, featuring 2 sewing tutorials, 20 crochet patterns, and 18 knitting patterns - all free!Left column, from top to bottom:

Right column, from top to bottom:

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