22+ Free Handmade Gift Ideas for Men

It’s week nine of 12 weeks of roundups including free gift ideas for the handmade holidays! Today’s roundup includes gift ideas for men on your handmade holiday list. I’ve searched the web to bring you 12 free crochet patterns, 9 free knitting patterns, and a free sewing pattern for gifts for men including garments, accessories, and more. I’ve also included links to another roundup with even more projects to choose from, so you’re sure to find your next handmade holiday project. Enjoy!

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Sometimes, it can be challenging to create unique and special handmade gifts for some of the men in our lives. Whether it’s because they prefer “unfussy” textures, or are looking for more technological gifts, you’re sure to find an option from this collection for a special guy on your handmade holiday gift list!

12 Free Crochet Patterns

These patterns include scarves, hats, a pullover sweater, slippers, and a blanket.

Top row, from left to right:

Center row, from left to right:

  • Riptide Scarf by Meladora’s Creations: This textured scarf pattern includes video tutorials.
  • DK Double Crochet Hat by Oombawka Design: This beginner-friendly pattern is available in 11 sizes from preemie through adult large.
  • Simply Slippers by Stitches n Scraps: This easy slippers pattern is available in 4 adult sizes.
  • The Dude Blanket by Two Brothers Blankets: This striped blanket is perfect for a special dude in your life.

Bottom row, from left to right:

9 Free Knitting Patterns

These patterns include scarves, hats, a jacket, a cardigan, a pullover sweater, and a tie. Shown clockwise from top left corner.

Bonus Sewing Pattern

This leather (or faux leather) laptop sleeve was too good to miss!

  • DIY Laptop Sleeve by Life Sew Savory: This pleather (or leather) laptop sleeve includes a lining and a pocket.

Still looking for more handmade gift idea inspiration? Check out this roundup for 28 more project ideas for gifts for men!

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