Small Eyeglass Case

This eyeglass case is good for children’s glasses because of it’s size, but if you or the recipient of this case have larger glasses, just add five more rounds and three more base chains.  I made mine using lime green yarn for the case and purple for the flower.  I didn’t use a button.



  • 3.0 mm crochet hook
  • Astra weight yarn, any colour
  • darning needle
  • scissors
  • eyeglasses


  • 3.0 mm crochet hook
  • WW yarn, any colour
  • darning needle
  • scissors
  • button, colour that matches yarn (optional)
  • sewing thread and needle


2 1/2″ x6″ including the extra rounds after drawstring round.

Case directions:

Base rnd:  Ch 15.  Sc 13, sc 3 in next ch, sc 12, sc 2 ing last ch.  Do not join or chain.  [30]

Rnds 2-35:  Sc 30, do not chain or join.

Rmd 36:  dc1h (double and a half crochet, see tutorial) 30.  Do not join or ch.

Rnd 37-38:  Sc 30.  Fasten off.  Weave in yarn tails.

Note: I recommend saving your yarn scraps for stuffing other projects.

Drawstring directions:

Ch 70.  Fasten off.  Weave in yarn tails.

Little Flower


1 1/2″

Flower directions:

Base rnd:  MR 6.

Rnd 2:  “Sc, inc” 3x.  [9]

Rnd 3:  “(Sl St, dc 3) in next st” 5x.  Sl st to join.  Fasten off, weave in the yarn tail on the outer edge.


Using a large darning needle, weave the drawstring through the dc1h rnd, and tie the ends together using a knot.  If you made a flower, sew it on now using the tail from the centre back of the flower.  If you are using a button, sew it to the centre of the flower.


19 thoughts on “Small Eyeglass Case

  1. Lee says:

    pretty colours! thanks for sharing this nice pattern.

    • Katy says:

      You’re welcome. And would you believe that my actual eyeglass case is green? I used the scanner for the image and it didn’t turn out green.

  2. Mari says:

    This is gorgeous. Thank you for your kindness and sharing!!

    • Katy says:

      Thank you and your welcome! If you have any pictures of your own products from any of my patterns, please give me a link to them! Thanks!

    • laura says:

      A good idea however a glasses case today needs to be funky, try some bold colours to make the glasses case stand out.

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  4. Raquela says:

    Hello Katy,
    first i would like to say what a gorgeous pattern you’ve created with the eyeglass case, i absolutely think it is the cutest!! i am attempting to make this pattern and i’ve worked up to the beginning row of the dc1h but i don’t know how to do the dc1h stitch and i can’t seem to locate the tutorial. can you please tell me where i can find the tutorial? Thank you for sharing this pattern!!

    • Katy says:

      Um, that means “half-double crochet”, I just don’t know what the abbreviation of that is. Does that help? If not, you yarn over and insert hook in the stitch and pull a loop through. You have three loops on your hook. Now yarn over and pull the hook through all three loops. Half-double crochet stitch made, I think. It’s been ages since I made that, but I think that that is what a half-double is.

      • Raquela says:

        Yes, helpful indeed! thank you. I’ve completed the case, i did the half double crochet, it turned out great! Now i’m working on the flower. this should be my last question, but what is MR?

      • Katy says:

        It’s a “Magic Ring”, where you chain 2 and single crochet the said number in the 2nd chain from your hook. It starts a spiral.

  5. Raquela says:

    oh, btw, half double crochet = hdc.
    Thank you again.

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  10. Karin says:

    Love the case. I would like to make it for my granddaughter but don’t understand the base round. How do you do 12 more sc after Sc 13, sc 3 in next ch, if you only have 15 chains? I must be reading these instructions incorrectly.
    Any help would be appreciated.
    Thank you

  11. Karin says:

    Thanks, that makes sense now.

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