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Easy Golf Club Cover Pattern

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I am a mother, knitter, realtor, and used-to-be writer from the South Central United States.

Completed set of three hand-knot golf club covers

Completed set of three hand-knot golf club covers

Knitted Golf Club Cover Pattern

Recently, a friend asked me to make several sets of golf club covers for some of his fellow golfers. As happy as I was to make them, I had a problem in that golf club covers were a project that I had never considered knitting before so I didn't have a favorite go-to pattern.

I searched the Internet but couldn't really find anything that seemed to work, so in the end, I came up with an easy pattern of my own, inspired by a handful of patterns I found online dating as far back as the 1950s. The examples in the photos happened to be the school colors of two rival universities, so I am not including any color changes with the basic pattern—just choose colors you like and add stripes or don't—it's up to you.

While sometimes identical, often a set of golf club covers will have variations between the three so that the golfer can tell which club is which without uncovering it.

Alternate golf club cover color pattern

Alternate golf club cover color pattern


  • You will need worsted weight yarn in the color or colors of your choice (if you only wanted to use two colors, you would just need one skein of each to make the set of three covers)
  • Size 7 knitting needles
  • Size 8 knitting needles

Instructions (Makes Three)

  1. With size 7 needles, cast on 40 stitches.
  2. Work in K2, P2 rib every row until golf club cover measures 8 inches from cast-on edge.
  3. Next row: K2 together, P2 together across (20 stitches)
  4. K1, P1 for 4 rows
  5. Change to larger needles and knit across the next row, increasing 1 stitch in every stitch (40 stitches)
  6. Continue in stockinette stitch for 5 inches
  7. K2 together across the next row
  8. Purl a row
  9. K2 together across the last row (10 stitches)
  10. Cut yarn, leaving enough to sew the seam and draw it through the stitches on the needle.
  11. Sew up the seam and attach tassels or a pom or nothing.
Finished knit cover on golf club

Finished knit cover on golf club


iliza blank on May 22, 2020:

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This pattern is amazing, btw it asks for size 7 and 8 needles, those are US sizes.

this pattern fits pretty much every club and i love it!!!!!!

Yvonne on November 13, 2019:

Will this fit a driver club on April 06, 2019:

Add 4 more stitches

Nancy young on September 29, 2018:

The neck for the knit golf cover is too small for the large wood head... What went wrong?

Teri Silver from The Buckeye State on November 11, 2011:

Good, informative hub.