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Free crochet sunglasses case pattern

Use Mollie Makes' free crochet sunglasses case pattern to keep your shades safe this summer. It's the perfect beginner project!

free sunglasses case crochet pattern

Summer is here which means the suncream is out and the shades are on. Whether you’re heading to the beach, the park, or on holiday it’s important to keep those specs safe from scratches, dirt, and other nasties lurking at the bottom of your bag. We’ve created this cute stripy sunglasses case pattern so you can keep them looking new all summer long. This no-nonsense crochet sunglasses pouch only uses basic crochet stitches so it’s a quick, practical make that’s great for beginners and the perfect gift for him and her, too. You can make your crochet sunglasses pouch in your favourite colours or using those yarn scraps at the bottom of your stash. If you’re a newbie to crochet don’t worry you can still make your own sunglasses case. We have a complete guide to crochet for beginners to help you master all the techniques you need. Oh and why not make some matching crochet beachwear too? There’s everything from beach bags to crochet crop tops.

You will need

Any Aran weight yarn in two colours – Why not try Paintbox Yarns Aran Cotton.

5.00mm (US  H8) crochet hook

Tapestry needle


You can find a full list of all abbreviations we use in our abbreviations and conversions guide. This free sunglasses case crochet pattern is written in UK terminology but you can easily convert it to US terms using this handy chart.

Fancy making a range of cases for every pair of glasses? We’ve got a few more for you to try! Give Tunisian crochet a go with our free Tunisian crochet sunglasses case pattern, crack out your knitting needles for our free sunglasses case knitting pattern, or try our how to make a sunglasses case tutorial to make a fab fabric case complete with zip!

Sunglasses case

Free crochet sunglasses case pattern


You Will Need

  • Yarn
  • Crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle

Total time:

Step 1

crochet sunglasses case step 1

Ch 12.
Row 1: dc in the second ch from the hook, dc across (11 dcs). Turn.
Rows 2-6: dc in each space to the end of row, turn. When you reach the last stitch, change to your second colour.

Step 2

crochet sunglasses case step 2

Rows 7-23: dc in each space to the end of row, turn. When you reach the last stitch, change back to your first colour.

Step 3

crochet sunglasses case step 3

Rows 24-25: dc in each space to the end of row, turn. Fasten off.

Step 4

crochet sunglasses case step 4

Repeat steps 1-3 to make the second half of the crochet sunglasses case.

Step 5

crochet sunglasses case step 5

Use a tapestry needle to sew the edges together and weave in the ends.

Step 6

crochet sunglasses case step 6

Heading out into the sunshine? Don’t forget your shades!


Crochet sunglasses case complete! We hope you’ve enjoyed this free sunglasses case crochet pattern, don’t forget if you need any help with your crochet stitches you can always check out our crochet for beginners guide. And if you’re looking to treat yourself, check out our list of the best crochet hooks and the best crochet kits for beginners.