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 case 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 yours 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.
Here’s how to make your very own sunglasses case…
You will need:
• Worsted weight yarn in two colours
• Size H8/5.00mm crochet hook (head to our best crochet hooks round up to find the best hook for you)
• Tapestry needle
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Crochet sunglasses case pattern
You Will Need
- Crochet hook
- Tapestry needle
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.
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.
Rows 24-25: dc in each space to the end of row, turn. Bind off.
Repeat steps 1-3 to make the second half of the crochet sunglasses case.
Use a tapestry needle to sew the edges together and weave in the ends.
Heading out into the sunshine? Don’t forget your shades!