Finding the perfect gift to crochet for the guys in your life can be a challenge! This guide to free mens crochet beanie patterns will give you lots of options.
The list is divided into patterns that use worsted weight yarn and patterns that use bulky weight or other weight yarns.
There are classic beanies with a more fitted look, slouchy beanies, hats that work for the whole family, and more colorful designs too.
Many of them use simple stitches and are quick and easy to make.
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Worsted Weight Patterns
Worsted weight yarn works especially well for mens crochet beanies. Plus it’s super easy to find worsted weight yarns in a variety of fibers at affordable prices.
Some worsted weight yarns to try include:
- WeCrochet/KnitPicks Brava Worsted
- Lion Brand Heartland
- Red Heart Soft
- Caron One Pound
- Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice
- Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran
- Cascade 220 Superwash Wool
- Patons Classic Wool Worsted
Bulky Weight Patterns
Bulky Weight (#5) yarns are wonderful for mens crochet beanies especially if you want to make them fast.
Some bulky weight yarns to try include:
- Lion Brand Scarfie
- Serenity Chunky
- Stylecraft Special Chunky
- Lion Brand Hue and Me
- King Cole Autumn Chunky
Other Weight Yarn Patterns
You can crochet mens beanies with other yarn weights too. Try the Squishy Stripes Beanie for a hat that works up super fast in Jumbo Weight (#7) yarn. Super Bulky Yarn (#6) and Dk Weight Yarn (#3) also make great men’s hats.
Looking for more ideas for mens crochet projects? Check out this guide to more than 30 mens crochet scarf patterns.