After journeying to the depths of the web, we can announce it's official - knitted and crocheted shorts for men are a thing. Some patterns date back to the 1930s and are still being worn by menfolk today. They come in all shapes and guises – sit back and prepare to be wowed!
Loud and proud
Such flamboyant shorts call for hands on hips.
It's impossible to decide which ones are best!
Sink or swim
This 1950s swimming shorts pattern is... insightful.
We're pretty grateful that a mannequin is modelling these ones.
And the award for Boyfriend of the Year goes to...
Is it even possible to lean casually when wearing knitted trunks?
Stripes and matching leg-warmers – what's not to love?
We think it could be a pirate but we daren't look twice!
A belt would definitely be needed to keep these bad boys up.
We wonder what vinyl that is on the chair... put it back in its case!
Green with envy
Aww, the hearts give these boxer shorts a sweet touch.
A butterfly and an anchor. This set is either really good or really bad.
Shaken or stirred
Daniel Craig, eat your heart out!
Knitted shorts are always best worn in company.
There's surely no comfier undies than these. It's a FREE pattern too!
Certainly guaranteed to wake you up in the morning!
They just keep on coming.... another lot of knitted swimming trunks.
Anyone for a game of chess?
The cardigan makes it really.
Is there anything left to say? We're done.
And all in the name of fashion.