Free Crochet Pattern for a Super Easy Sunglass Case

Looking for a fun, creative, and portable project to bring on your vacation this summer? Then crochet the Sunny Sunglass Case! It’s easy, customizable, and adds a unique flair to your look. Grab your yarn and hook, and crochet a stylish, practical sunglass case today!

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Free Crochet Pattern Easy Sunglass Case

Make a Cute Crochet Sunglass Case

Every crocheter needs small projects once in a while, especially when you just want to relax and not have to think a lot.

The Sunny Sunglass Case pattern is one of those crochet projects. It’s cute, customizable, quick, and super easy to make and you don’t have to know any special stitches. You can even do some yarn stash busting while you’re at it, because you might already have some yarn that fits 😎

Let’s crochet the Sunny Sunglass Case together!

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Crochet Sunglass Case

About the Crochet Sunny Sunglass Case Pattern

A crochet sunglass case is a super cute and practical accessory that blends style, function, and a personal touch. In a world where fashion meets utility, a handmade crochet sunglass case shines with its unique charm and versatility.

The Sunny Sunglass Case gives your sunglasses essential protection from scratches, dust, and minor impacts, while adding a personalized flair to your daily look, and when you crochet it using soft yet durable cotton yarn, it will ensure your sunglasses are cushioned and easy to carry in a purse, backpack, or car.

Plus, with endless options in color choice and size, your own crochet Sunny Sunglass Case can be as unique as you are—making it an awesome gift for friends and family or a special treat for yourself.

It’s a fun project that results in a super useful and stylish accessory!

So whether you’re a crochet pro or a beginner, you can crochet the Sunny Sunglass Case.

Easy Crochet Glasses Case

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Construction

The Sunny Sunglass Case is designed with attention to detail and in a very simple way. The crochet pattern below provides you with pictures of every step of the process, which will make it so much easier for you to make your own sunglass case.

You crochet the sunglass case in one piece. You start by making to bottom which is crocheted in the round. The rest of the sunglass case is also crocheted in the round, which means no thinking about turning and minimum counting.

You change color as you go.

The pattern for the crochet Sunglass case can easily be customized to fit your needs.

The pattern can easily be customized. E.g.:

If you wish the sunglass case to be longer, just crochet more rounds before you make the round with holes for the string of chains to close your case.

You can also adjust the drawstring of chains to your desire – just add or subtract chains. If you crochet fewer chains then be aware to make the string long enough to tie a knot on your sunglass case.

Lastly, you can make the tassels just the size you want. All you have to do is make sure that they can fit through the holes in the case. If you know you want larger tassels must adjust the holes and make them 3 chains instead of 2 chains.

Whatever you prefer, there’s surely a color palette for your crochet sunglass case. First, choose the colors you want to use – it’s also totally okay to make it in one color. Then, all you have to do is follow to directions in the pattern and change color as you go.

Also, read more about colors in the “Yarn”-section below.

When you’re done crocheting the pattern, all you have to do is weave in all the ends and put your sunglasses in your new Sunny Sunglass Case☀️

Crochet Sunglasses Pouch

What you need to know

All you need to know to make this crochet sunglass case pattern is basically how to chain, single crochet, and double crochet. If you’re i bit unsure about what that means though, here are the links for two easy-to-follow video tutorials to teach you the stitches:

How to chain and make a single crochet (UK double crochet) – watch this video tutorial on how to chain and single crochet 

How to make a double crochet (UK treble crochet) – watch this video tutorial on how to double crochet


SKILL LEVEL

Advanced Beginners

TOOLS

Hooks 3 mm
Darning needle
Scissors 

YARN

Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK
Yardage: 50 grams = 125 meters (137 yds)
Color codes: Dolphin Blue (637) and Paper White (401)


Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK is 100% cotton. It’s really nice to work with and is high-quality cotton yarn. Also, it’s very durable, goes right into your washing machine, and comes in a variety of colors which means that you don’t have to worry about your crochet sunglass case getting dirty in use.

Materials:
Color A – Dolphin Blue (637): 1 skeins
Color B – Paper White (401): 1 skein

ALTERNATIVES: Basically, you can use any cotton yarn you want that fits a 3 or 3,5 mm crochet hook. However, look for yarn that can be washed. Go for a Worsted / DK / 8 ply / 3-weight yarn.

Crochet Sunglasses Case Tutorial

GAUGE

(This is an expression of how tight your work is)
4” / 10 cm square = 20 stitches wide x 20 rows tall in single crochet when using hook size 3 mm

Always make a test before you begin. If the gauge does not match the specified crochet hook, try changing to a larger or smaller one so that you find the hook with which you can achieve the specified gauge.

SIZE GUIDE

The Crochet Sunny Sunglass Case is one size, but you can resize the pattern as described above.

Finished measurements when laid flat – width x height from top to straps: approx. 6.5 x 4” / 16,5 x 10 cm

The sunglass case might stretch when in use, depending on what type of yarn you use to crochet it. 


PATTERN NOTES

At the end of each row you can see the total number of stitches:

E.g. for rnd 3:

(36)

Note that you will work in the round.

Note that you do not turn after each row. You also do not ch 1 at the beginning of each row.

Always read the pattern thoroughly. You will find an explanation of all abbreviations below, both US and UK terms. The pattern uses US terms.

ABBREVIATIONS

st(s): stitch(es)
ch: chain
sc: single crochet (UK double crochet)
dc: double crochet (UK treble crochet)
sl st: slip stitch
sp: space 
rnd(s): round(s)

SHARE YOUR PROJECTS

I love to see your finished projects and WIPs! Use #sunnysunglasscase #yippieyarnyay and tag @yippieyarnyay on social media to show off your work and your process while you’re crocheting.

Let’s move on to the pattern for your new crochet sunglass case 🥰

Sunny Sunglass Case

PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS FOR
THE SUNNY SUNGLASS CASE

Sunglass case

Use hook 3 mm. Worked in the round.

Use color A.

Ch 19.

How to chain

Rnd 1: Start in 2nd ch from hook. Sc in each st across (18)

How to single crochet

Do not turn your work. Instead work into the foundation chain on the opposite side, as the picture shows.

How to turn your chain

Rnd 2: Sc in each st across (36)

How to single crochet in the round

Rnd 3: Dc in first st, sc in next st. Alternate between dc and sc in each st across. You end with making a sc (36) 

How to make the griddle stitch

Rnd 4-16: Repeat row 3 (36)

How to crochet a sunglass case

You’re halfway with the sunglass case ☀️

Change to color B.

Rnd 17: Sc in each st across (36)

How to change color crochet

Rnd 18-30: Repeat row 17 (36)

Now measure your sunglass case to see if your sunglasses fit. If not all you have to do is add or subtract rows until the case has the right measurements.

Measuring crochet

Since you crochet in the round your work will twist a bit. Add a few sts until your hook is as the picture shows, just on the side of the sunglass case. The next row will be counted from this point.

Rnd 31: Sc in first 4 sts, ch 2, skip 2 sts, sc in next 6 sts, ch 2, skip 2 sts, sc in next 8 sts, ch 2, skip 2 sts, sc in next 6 sts, ch 2, skip 2 sts, sc in last 4 sts (36)

Crochet holes single crochet

Rnd 32: Sc in each st across, sl st in next st (36)

Break the yarn and weave in all ends.

Crochet one more single crochet row

CHAIN STRING WITH TASSELS

Use hook 3 mm.

Use color A.

First make the chain string.

Ch 50.

Leave a tail on both sides of the chain string measuring approx. 4” / 10 cm. The tails will be used to attach the tassels.

How to make a starting chain crochet

Now it’s time to make the tassels. Follow the step-by-step instructions – see image guide below. 

Use color A.

Step 1: Wrap the yarn around three fingers 5 times.

Step 2: Put one of the tails you left on the chain string into the yarn circle.

Step 3: Thread a darning needle with the tail and pull it through the last ch on the string.

Step 4: Fold the tail over yarn circle.

Step 5: Wrap the tail around the yarn circle and tie a knot.


Step 6: Wrap the tail around the circle tightly 3 times.

Step 7: Thread a darning needle with the tail and pull it through the knot.

Step 8: Cut the yarn circle open with a pair of scissors to create the tassel.

Step 9: Trim the tassel if needed.

Repeat to make the second tassels.

How to make tassels

FINISHING THE SUNGLASS CASE

With your crochet hook gently pull the sting and tassels through the ch sps you’ve made on the next to last row on you sunglass case. 

Remember to pull the string through both ch sps on both sides. This way you’ll be able to securely lock the case and keep your sunglasses safe.

Crochet Sunglass Case Pattern

Now put your sunglasses into the case and tie a knot or a bow and you’re ready to start using your new Sunny Sunglass Case 😎

enjoy!

Did you enjoy making this cute crochet sunglass case pattern? Please share a comment ☀️

xx Sharlene


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