Knitting for men

Knitting for men

Aran pullover

Aran pullover

Smooth yarns give nice definition to textured patterns. A graphic example: the petrol blue turtleneck in classic Aran stitches.

Size: Man's Medium

Materials:

Lana Grossa "Alta Moda Superbaby Fine" (63% Merino Wool, 27% Baby Alpaca, 10% Polyamide, yardage = 105 m/25 g) 700 g petrol (#10). 

Knitting needles one pair each sizes US 4 and 6 (3.5 and 4mm), one circular needle size US 4 (3.5mm).

Pullover with cable panel

Pullover with cable panel

The timeless cable knit turtleneck in silver gray looks great with jeans, chinos and ankle-length pants. Cool: The dock worker version with a hand-knit hat.

Pullover

Size: Man's size Medium

Materials:

Lana Grossa "Alta Moda Cashmere" (80% Merino Wool, 20% Cashmere, yardage = 90 m/50 g) 600g silver gray heather (#10). 

Classic Cardigan

Classic Cardigan

Slim fit, wide ribbed borders in masculine anthracite gray: Who would have thought that grandfather’s classic cardigan could be sexy? 

Sizes: Man's Medium (Large)

Instructions are for size Medium. Changes for size Large are in parentheses. If there is only one number it applies to both sizes.

Materials:

Lana Grossa "Cool Wool Big" (100% Merino Wool extrafine, yardage = 120 m/50 g) 650 (700) g dark gray heather (#617). 

Cable pattern pullover with polo closure

Cable pattern pullover with polo closure

Aran stitch patterns, leather buttons and heathered yarn in rust and hazel. The style of country star.

Size: Man's Medium

Materials:

Lana Grossa "Country" (44% Merino Wool, 43% Acrylic, 13% Super Kid Mohair, yardage = 100 m/50 g) 550 g brown/cognac (#8).

Knitting needles one pair each US 10 and 10 1/2 (6 and 7 mm), one circular needle size US 10 (6 mm). 

4 buttons (Art. 39551, #20, 1/2" (15 mm), from Union Knopf).

Yoke pullover

Yoke pullover

Inspired by the fifties: the pullover knit in gray tweed yarn, sports a Norwegian pattern yoke and mock turtleneck.

Size: Man's Medium 

Materials: Lana Grossa

"Royal Tweed" (100% Merino Wool fine, yardage = 100 m/50 g) 500 g dark gray heather (#14).

"Medio" (53% Wool, 47% Acrylic, yardage = 90 m/50 g) 150 g olive/lime green/mustard/turquoise/dark red (#25).

Knitting needles one pair each sizes US 7 and 9 (4.5 and 5.5mm), one long circular needle each sizes US 8 and 9 (5 and 5.5mm), one short circular needle size US 7 (4.5mm).