5 great sock patterns for men

Published on 19 October 2016 2 min read

Sock knitting is officially 'A Thing', and you won't be surprised to discover that we are big fans of sock knitting too. If you're all about turning a heel and knitting tidy toes, then this roundup of five great knitting patterns for men is for you.

Couplet Socks

This gorgeous sock pattern by Bonnie Sennott made using light fingering weight yarn comes in two sizes so can be for him or for her. With a lace edge option too, you can frill things up or keep things simple.

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Couplet

By Bonnie Sennott

Gossamer Arbor socks

Inspired by his aunt’s rose arbor, the pattern for these socks by Rich Ensor comes in three sizes, with leg and foot length adjustments that allow you to change the size without losing all that lovely cable detail.

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Gossamer Arbor

By Rich Ensor

Handsome men’s slipper socks

Kelly Patia made this diamond cable sock pattern in worsted weight for her brother, and gasped when he put them on thinking “they’re really handsome!” hence the name. You can make any man's feet equally handsome by knitting a pair too.

Handsome Men's Slipper Socks
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Handsome Men's Slipper Socks

By Kelly Patla

Cosy Contrast Socks

This free pattern uses Paintbox Socks Yarn, a pre-dyed yarn that creates the patterns for you. With 28 different shades and patterns to choose from you can knit anything from Fair Isle to subtle gradient socks without all the fuss of needing to change yarn.

Cosy Contrast Socks in Paintbox Yarns Socks - Downloadable PDF
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Cosy Contrast Socks in Paintbox Yarns Socks - Downloadable PDF

By Paintbox Yarns

Jongleurs socks

This sock pattern by Riotous Assembly was inspired by medieval minstrels and can be made in contrasting colours or subtle tones, creating a everything you need for some truly fabulous feet.

Jongleurs Socks
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Jongleurs Socks

By RiotousAssembly

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