Wednesday, June 26, 2013

A Place for Sunglasses

A cute little make! 

 If you are new to crochet it is always fun to have a quick and easy little project to work on.
I would say this little case fits the bill.  It's also a great way to use up leftover yarn. 

This is one of those things that I kind of threw together. So there is no "pattern". 
But this is how I did it:
I used just regular 4 ply yarn and a J hook.  The whole piece is crocheted in a half double 
crochet.  I chained 32. Then 2 rows of the main color and 2 rows of the contrast color for the 
stripe. 12 rows of the main color and 2 rows of the contrast and finally 2 rows of the main
color. Fold your piece into 3rds and stitch the sides together.

To doll it up, I then did a single crochet on each of the ends. 
For the flap I added a row of a chain 3 scallop edge.
I attached a loop (double strained chain) and a button.

Yikes! Its going to be 117 degrees here in Phoenix this weekend! 
I think I want to make sure I have my new little sunglass case with me for sure.
Let me know if you are going to make this. 

I'll be joining:
Ginny for Yarn Along
Bernideen for Openhouse 
Jan for Share Your Cup Thursday
Courtney for Feather Your Nest Friday 


April Dunlap said...

Yikes, indeed!
That's pretty warm, I'd say! :)
My Redhead was saying just today she needs a new, smaller crochet project. Bingo!
Thanks for sharing(and it looks like a pattern to me!lol.)!

no spring chicken said...

Yes, I am new to crochet and I think that I can handle this. Thanks for the how-to.

Stay cool.. ;)

Blessings, Debbie

Bernideen said...

That is darling - who wouldn't love it! Would love to have you share this at "Open House"!

Glenda/MidSouth said...

Pretty - thanks for sharing. I need to pass this along to daughter that crochets.
Hope you are having a great week.

Juju at Tales of said...

Darling! I want one. :)

Beansieleigh said...

117?!!! Oh my word, I can hardly handle 94 around here!! I don't, but You MUST have air conditioning, right?!... Well, that aside, I LOVE your sunglass case, and appreciate your sharing how to make one. I have a few pairs of the larger plastic framed sunglasses, the type that won't fit into any case I own around here.. And I own at least a half dozen or so around here, between store bought and a couple I made out of plastic canvas some years ago!! At least HERE I can estimate, measure, and fit as I go! Thanks for sharing how you made yours!.. And keep cool! ~tina

Jann Olson said...

This is darling! I love how you just threw it together without a pattern. Shhish, I can't even crochet. Tried once and I did it way to tight. Thinking I need to give it another whirl. Thanks for sharing with SYC.

Haddock said...

Like the way that first photograph is clicked. Everything is so clear :-)

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

:D I absolutely love the little sunglasses case. Too cute!

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Too cute! I love the colors. Hope to be back for Fridays Flowers.

Have a very happy fourth of July!