Easy Crochet Glasses Case Pattern

Have you ever thought about crocheting a glasses case? If so, this pattern is for you! This eyeglass case that is perfect for storing your glasses, sunglasses, or extra pair in to keep them safe and in one piece.

This case pattern is super simple, since it uses basic stitches, is small, and makes a great everyday accessory! Read on down for the free crochet glasses holder pattern to get started.

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How to Crochet an Glasses Case

This simple tutorial will make it easy to crochet a case for glasses! I hope you enjoy this fun crochet project! Read on down to learn about the yarn, stitches and find the free pattern. Enjoy.

The Yarn

For this crocheted case I used Lily’s Sugar and Cream because it is a long-lasting 100% cotton yarn, will wash up perfect and won’t scratch your glasses!

Lily Sugar’n Cream

This yarn is made by Yarnspirations, and is a Weight 4 – Medium yarn.

Lily Sugar'n Cream

Fiber: 100% Cotton
Yardage: 645 meters / 706 yards (varies)
Hook: 5 mm (H-8)
Substitute: Bernet Handicrafter

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Since this glasses case will most likely be with you most of the time and being used, it is a good idea to use a cotton yarn that is easy to wash. Take a peek at a few of my favorite colors of Sugar and Cream yarn below.

The Crochet Stitches

Crocheting this case is pretty simple since it uses basic crochet stitches. It’s made up entirely of half double crochet stitches, single crochets and slip stitches which.

Half Double Crochet (hdc):

  1. Yo (yarn over) insert hook from front to back of the designated stitch, yo the hook and pick up a loop. 
  2. Yo the hook and pull back through all three loops on the hook.

Half Double Crochet

Half Double Crochet Crochet Stitch

Abbreviation: hdc
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Slip Stitch (sl st)

  1. Insert hook into designated stitch
  2. YO (yarn over) and pull back through the st and through the loop on the hook.

Slip Stitch

Slip Stitch Crochet Stitch

Abbreviation: Sl St
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Single Crochet (sc):

  1. Insert hook from front to back in the second chain from the hook or designated stitch
  2. Bring the yarn over (Yo) the hook and pull the yarn back through the chain (or stitch) from back to front (2 loops on hook).
  3. Yo and pull through both loops on the hook.

Single Crochet

Single Crochet Crochet Stitch

Abbreviation: sc
Difficulty Level: Easy
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You will also have to know to half double crochet increase, which in this case is working two half double crochets into one stitch.

Crochet Eyeglass Holder Pattern

Skill Level: Easy


  • Lily Sugar’n Cream cotton yarn (4 weight) in Jute or less than 100 yards of any cotton yarn.
  • Crochet hook size I 5.5 MM (or whatever hook size is needed for gauge)
  • 1-inch button (I used a coconut shell button).
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors
  • Stitch markers

Crochet Stitches + Abbreviations

  • ch = chain
  • st(s)= stitch(es)
  • hdc(s) = half double crochet(s)
  • sk = skip
  • rep = repeat
  • hdc inc = half double crochet increase (2 hdcs in the same st)


  • Gauge is approximately 5 sts for every 2 inches

Finished Size

  • Finished size of this case is approximately 7″ wide x 3″ inches in height when closed (when correct gauge and yarn weight is used)
  • The case may stretch after use, so it could measure differently after it is used a few times. For example, I have used mine for a few years, and it is now 8″ wide.


  • The pattern is written in standard US terms
  • Use a stitch marker to mark stitches to make it easier to find them. For example, the last st or first st of a row.
  • See stitch chart below for stitch placement in the pattern.
  • () at the end of the row is the total stitch count

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The Eyeglass Case Pattern Steps

Foundation Row: ch 21

Row 1: in 3rd ch from hook hdc, *sk 1 ch, hdc increase in the next ch, rep from * ending with hdc increase in the last ch, turn. (19)

Row 2: Ch 2, in first st hdc, *sk 1 st, hdc increase in the next st, rep from * ending with a hdc increase in the last st, turn, ch 2.

Row 3-12: Rep row 2

Row 13: Ch 1, sc in first st, *sl st in next, sc in next st rep from * for a total of 7 sts, sk 1 st, ch 3, **sl st in next st, sc in next st, rep from ** for a total of 7 sts ending with a sc in the last st, fasten off. You will end with a st count of (18)

Folding the Bottom

Finishing: Fold up the bottom of the case as shown in the picture above, or about 2.5″.

  • Cut two 6″ pieces of yarn and sew together the sides of the case with a yarn needle. You can use a whip stitch to join if you’d prefer.
Adding a Button
  • Attach the button to the center of the case.
  • Weave in loose ends throughout the case.

Stitch Chart Pattern

Use this stitch chart to visually see where the stitches are placed throughout the glasses’ case pattern.

I hope you enjoyed this free glasses case crochet pattern! And If you have any questions about this pattern, please email me with kindness, comment below or find me over on Instagram!

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