SEEDED RIB EYEGLASS CASE          printer-friendly version


Skill level: 

Finished Size:  Approx. 4” wide x 6.5” high


100 yds. worsted wt.   cotton in main color (MC) (sample shown in Lion Brand “Lion Cotton”)

5 yds. worsted wt. cotton in contrast color (CC) for optional crochet edging

 Pair of size 8 (5 mm) knitting needles, or size needed to achieve gauge

Crochet hook size G/6 (4.25 mm)

Tapestry needle

Gauge: 16 sts & 26 rows = 4” in seeded rib pattern on size 8 (5 mm) needles

Pattern notes: 

Case is knit in one flat piece which is folded and seamed along side and lower edge.

Terms/Abbreviations: beginning (beg), bind off (BO), cast on (CO), knit (k), purl (p), repeat (rep), slip stitch (sl st), stitch (st)


Special stitches:

Reverse single crochet: Work in single crochet, but from left to right rather than from right to left.

Eyeglass Case 

With knitting needles and MC, CO 33.

Row 1 (RS): P1, *k3, p1, rep from * across.

Row 2 (WS): K2, p1, *k3, p1, rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.

Rep Rows 1 & 2 until piece measures 8” from beg. Bind off.



Fold piece in half vertically with right sides together. Seam along side and lower edge with overcast stitch. Turn piece inside out.  Fold top of case down about one inch to form cuff.


Crochet edging (optional):

With crochet hook, attach CC to unfinished edge of cuff at side seam.

 Rnd 1: Ch 1, work reverse sc evenly around cuff, join with sl st to beg ch-1. Fasten off and weave in tails.

If desired, a fabric lining can be inserted inside case.


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