Not fond of all the black-handled knives out there? Well, we’ve got a series of posts for you.
Just to make a few things clear, we’re only highlighting 10 knives. To keep any overlap from happening in this post, we opted not to have two of the same brand. Otherwise, there’d be a fair amount of blue Spyderco knives.
You can find other blue knives by searching at knife-depot.com, but hopefully some of these will inspire your own blue period.
Let’s kick things off with a great little EDC from Kershaw. The Scallion is a Ken Onion design (it has his signature angles all over it) with a 2.25-inch assisted opening blade made from 420HC stainless steel. This iteration comes with a navy blue anodized aluminum handle, which stays surprisingly vivid through use and abuse.
When you think of Victorinox Swiss Army knives, you likely imagine the iconic red scales. The success of the knives has led to tons of variations and colors. You can find classics models like the SwissChamp in Sapphire, but the Victorinox Skipper is a pure blue.
This is a nautical-themed multitool with things like a shackle opener with marlin spike, combi-pliers, and many others. The blue scales are complemented by the Victorinox crest and compass.
Case American Workman Sodbuster
For tons of reasons, the understated Sodbuster is a perennial favorite among knife enthusiasts. The American Workman Series from Case features blue synthetic handles in a variety of patterns. The Sodbusters are the only in the series with a smooth synthetic handle. These handcrafted knives are optimized for the American worker.
Spyderco Endura 4
The Spyderco Endura 4 is one of the most iconic and game-changing Spydercos, so it’s not surprising it comes in many colors, including blue. The bi-directional blue FRN handle scales are comfortable, easy to hold, and striking. Spyderco actually offers blue handles in a number of its models like the Delica 4, Tenacious, and Persistence.
Boker Plus Anso Zero
The Boker Plus Zero by Jens Anso is a premium knife with a simple yet effective design. The lockback knife is made in Italy (in partnership with Fox Knives) with a 2.6-inch blade. Like the Endura, the Zero uses FRN handle scales, but this knife has understated texture and a deeper blue coloration.
Benchmade 300-1 AXIS Flipper
With its black and blue coloration on the contoured G10 handle scales, the Benchmade 300-1 AXIS Flipper is an easy addition to this list. The blade is 3.18 inches and made from 154CM stainless steel. It also uses Benchmade’s patented AXIS lock mechanism, which is secure and easy to use.
Leatherman Squirt PS4
The Leatherman Squirt PS4 (no, that doesn’t stand for Playstation 4) is a compact multitool with a lot to offer. It comes with nine tools like spring-action needlenose pliers, a knife, screwdrivers, and more. The Squirt PS4 also comes in three different colors, but our focus is on the blue anodized aluminum handle scales.
Buck Knives Rush
Even though most people know Buck from the iconic 110 Hunter, the brand has moved on to more innovative creations like the Buck Rush knife. This knife, which comes in a blue anodized handle iteration, is an assisted opener that uses Buck’s ASAP Technology.
A safety lock keeps the 2,5-inch drop point blade from accidentally engaging and the skeletonized handle has a pocket clip. Like all Bucks, the Rush is made in the United States.
Smith & Wesson CK105BL Extreme Ops
Smith & Wesson are always among our best-selling knives. Why? They’re reliable, lightweight, and inexpensive. The Smith & Wesson Extreme Ops in blue is the perfect example of that. It has a blue aluminum handle, a 3.22-inch 440C stainless steel blade, and a pocket clip. It’s an eye-popping knife that’s quite the workhorse.
Morakniv Basic 546
Smith & Wesson knives may be inexpensive and sought after, but they have nothing on the knives from Morakniv. The Swedish company is notorious for making affordable knives that even the most ardent knife enthusiasts pick over more expensive counterparts. Take the Basic 546 for example.
With its blue impact resistant handle that’s designed to fit the hand like a glove, the Basic 546 is a fantastic outdoor knife. The knife steel is hardened according to a “secret recipe” and the steel stays sharp for a long time. The kicker? It’s less than $15.