Craftsman trousers guide



Craftsman trousers guide





Craftsman trousers, work trousers or utility trousers? No matter what you choose to call the trousers that you work in, we most definitely have a model that suits your specific needs. All our trousers are designed to be functional and comfortable, but the models differ in some key respects.
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We divide our craftsman trousers into three categories: Original, Dynamic and Ultimate, depending on their features. From classic FAS trousers to innovative craftsman tights, our guide for work trousers includes a selection of our most popular garments and helps you find the perfect pair.  ​​​​​​​

Ultimate – a given choice for selective craftsmen

The Fristads Ultimate collection consists of our most innovative and advanced craftsman trousers. With unique designs and top of the line materials, these trousers take workwear to a higher level. This range includes full-stretch trousers as well as craftsman joggers and workwear tights. Those who choose Fristads Ultimate garments are often selective and like trying new styles – early adopters who value freedom of movement and want the latest and greatest in workwear.






Stretch
stretch panels
stretch panels
full stretch
full stretch
Stretch in waist
Special feature
100% cotton
100% cotton
great comfort
knit ventilation
Tuckable nail pockets


CORDURA® reinforcements


Adjustable leg ends                                      



Reflective details
hi-vis class 1

Knee pockets
inside opening
inside opening
outside opening
outside opening
Folding rule pocket
Button for knife

Colours
/
♦ / /
Women's model



Pirate trousers




Shorts



Ultimate 1 - tablet



2604 FASG       


Stretch
stretch panels
stretch panels
full stretch
full stretch
Stretch in waist
Special feature
100% cotton
100% cotton
great comfort
knit ventilation
Tuckable nail pockets


CORDURA® reinforcements


Adjustable leg ends                                      



Reflective details
hi-vis class 1

Knee pockets
inside opening
inside opening
outside opening
outside opening
Folding rule pocket
Button for knife

Colours
/
♦//
Women's model



Pirate trousers




Shorts



Ultimate 1 - mobile


2608 FASG, CL1      
2604 FASG      
2687 SSL      
2621 STK    
Stretch
stretch panels
stretch panels
full stretch
full stretch
Stretch in waist
Special feature
100% cotton
100% cotton
great comfort
ventilation
Tuckable nail pockets


CORDURA® reinforcements


Adjustable leg ends            



Reflective details
hi-vis cl 1

Knee pockets
inside
opening
inside
opening
outside
opening
outside
opening
Folding rule pocket
Button for knife

Colours
/
♦//
Women's model



Pirate trousers




Shorts



Ultimate 2

Ultimate – full stretch for optimal freedom of movement

When it comes to comfort at work, some of the trousers in the Fristads Ultimate collection go above and beyond. If you value freedom of movement, look no further than our full-stretch trousers, craftsman joggers and workwear tights.   





Stretch
stretch panels
full stretch
full stretch
full stretch
Stretch in waist

Special feature
waterproof leg pocket
mesh ventilation
mesh ventilation
combine with shorts
Tuckable nail pockets




CORDURA® reinforcements

Adjustable leg ends
Reflective details
hi-vis class 1
Folding rule pocket

Button for knife

Knee pockets
outside opening
inside opening
inside opening
outside opening
Colours
♦ /   /  /
/
♦ / ♦    
/
Women's model

unisex
Pirate trousers


Shorts


Without nail pockets




Ultimate 2 - tablet



2568 STP, CL1       

2566 STP             


Stretch
stretch panels
full stretch
full stretch
full stretch
Stretch in waist

Special feature
waterproof leg pocket
mesh ventilation
mesh ventilation
combine with shorts
Tuckable nail pockets




CORDURA® reinforcements

Adjustable leg ends
Reflective details
hi-vis class 1
Folding rule pocket

Button for knife

Knee pockets
outside opening
inside opening
inside opening
outside opening
Colours
♦///
/
♦/♦    
/
Women's model

unisex
Pirate trousers


Shorts


Without nail pockets




Ultimate 2 - mobile


2530 CYD               
2568 STP, CL1          
2566 STP        
2570 STR                  
Stretch
stretch panels
full stretch
full stretch
full stretch
Stretch in waist

Special feature
waterproof
leg pocket
mesh
ventilation
mesh
​​​​​​​ventilation
combine with shorts
Tuckable nail pockets




CORDURA® reinforcements

Adjustable leg ends
Reflective details
hi-vis cl 1
Folding rule pocket

Button for knife

Knee pockets
outside
opening
inside
opening
inside
opening
outside
opening
Colours
♦///
/
♦/♦    
/
Women's model

unisex
Pirate trousers


Shorts


Without nail pockets




Dynamic – contemporary comfort and extra features

In the Fristads Dynamic range, the trousers typically have a sportier, somewhat more fitted design. These trousers combine high function with a more modern fit. The craftsman trousers in the Fristads Dynamic range often feature extra reinforcements, smart pockets and comfortable stretch materials. They are a good choice for craftsmen who want extra features and prefer a more contemporary style.  

Dynamic







Stretch

mechanical stretch
stretch panels

full stretch
Stretch in waist




Special feature
EPD
lightweight
cotton on the inside
cotton feeling
demin stretch
Tuckable nail pockets





CORDURA® reinforcements
Adjustable leg ends



Reflective details

hi-vis class 1
Folding rule pocket
Button for knife
Knee pockets
outside opening
outside opening
inside opening
inside opening
inside opening
Colours
  /   
/   / /
♦ / / /
♦ /
Women's model



Pirate trousers



Shorts



Without nail pockets




Dynamic - tablet


2538 GRN         

2595 STFP    


2122 CYD     


Stretch

mechanical stretch  
stretch panels

full stretch
Stretch in waist




Special feature
EPD
lightweight
cotton on the inside  
cotton feeling
demin stretch
Tuckable nail pockets





CORDURA® reinforcements
Adjustable leg ends



Reflective details

hi-vis class 1
Folding rule pocket
Button for knife
Knee pockets
outside opening   
outside opening
inside opening
inside opening
inside opening
Colours
//
///
♦///
♦/
Women's model



Pirate trousers



Shorts



Without nail pockets




Dynamic - mobile


2538 GRN    

2595 STFP      

2122 CYD      

Stretch

mechanical stretch

full stretch
Stretch in waist




Special feature
EPD
lightweight
cotton feeling
demin stretch
Tuckable nail pockets




CORDURA® reinforcements
Adjustable leg ends


Reflective details

Folding rule pocket
Button for knife
Knee pockets
outside
opening
outside
opening
inside
opening
inside
opening
Colours
//♦
♦///
♦/
Women's model



Pirate trousers


Shorts


Without nail pockets



Original – classic work trousers with all the essentials

The craftsman trousers in the Fristads Original range are proven favourites that have been worn and cherished by many professional users over the years. A perfect mix of tradition and experience, these trousers are dependable, durable and have all the essential functions you need. Fristads Original craftsman trousers are typically made of materials that only become more comfortable over time and have a design that never goes out of style.  

Original





Stretch
mechanical stretch



Special feature
soft brushed inside
100% cotton
100% cotton
hardwearing denim
Tuckable nail pockets

CORDURA® reinforcements
Adjustable leg ends




Reflective details

hi-vis class 1

Folding rule pocket
Button for knife
Knee pockets
inside opening
inside opening
outside opening
inside opening
Colours
♦ / ♦
/
♦ /
♦ / ♦  
Women's model



Pirate trousers



Shorts



Without nail pockets




Original - tablet





Stretch
mechanical stretch



Special feature
soft brushed inside
100% cotton
100% cotton
hardwearing denim
Tuckable nail pockets

CORDURA® reinforcements
Adjustable leg ends




Reflective details

hi-vis class 1

Folding rule pocket
Button for knife
Knee pockets
inside opening
inside opening
outside opening
inside opening
Colours
♦/♦
/
♦/
♦/♦  
Women's model



Pirate trousers



Shorts



Without nail pockets




Original - mobile



247 FAS, CL1 ​​​​​​​           

Stretch
mechanical stretch



Special feature
brushed inside
100% cotton
100% cotton
hardwearing denim
Tuckable nail pockets

CORDURA® reinforcements
Adjustable leg ends




Reflective details

hi-vis class 1

Folding rule pocket
Button for knife
Knee pockets
inside opening
inside opening
outside opening
inside opening
Colours
♦/♦
/
♦/
♦/♦  
Women's model



Pirate trousers



Shorts



Without nail pockets




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How craftsman trousers came to Sweden nearly 100 years ago

In 1925, Fristads’ founder John Magnuson started manufacturing workwear in the little village Fristad, right outside Borås. The industrial era was booming, and good workwear was in short supply. John Magnuson saw the potential in the market and when his attempts to import workwear from America failed, he decided to start manufacturing it himself. Fristads was the first company in Sweden to make the classic craftsman trousers that subsequently became popular among professional users across Europe. Now, nearly 100 years later, there are a wide variety of craftsman trousers in different styles, colours and materials for both men and women. Which one is your favourite?