Knitted Eyeglasses Case

A thoughtful and practical accessory for any eyeglasses owner! The Knitted Eyeglasses Case is a clever and cozy project that provides a soft and snug fit for your glasses. This case features a simple yet effective design that slips easily over the glasses to keep them safe and secure. The soft yarn provides a gentle grip that won't scratch or damage your frames, making it the perfect accessory for daily use. Plus, the case is easy to clean and maintain, ensuring your glasses stay clean and protected wherever you go!

Finished size: Height = 7 inches, Width = 3 inches

Gauge: 7 sts/inch over Stockinette st.

Materials

1. Approximately 10 gram of fingering sock yarn with gauge mentioned above.
2. A set of double point needle (dpn) size us # 3 (3.25mm )
3. Tapestry needle

Direction

Working from top down, Co 40 sts over 3 or four dpn. Join them in round and work as follows;
Rnd 1: knit.
Rnd 2: purl.
Repeat rnd 1 and 2 two more time. Then knit every rnd until piece measures about 7 inches from cast on.

Bind off

Option 1: place the first 20 sts on the 1st needle and another 20 sts on the second needle. Then do 3-needle bind off.
Option 2: bind off all sts in an usual way and sew the opening end using tapestry needle and the same yarn.

I-cord button loop

Pick up and knit 3 sts at the top edge of the center back and work as follows;
Row 1: Sl 1, p2.
Row 2: Sl 1, k2.
Rep these 2 row until the I- cord is about 4 inches long. Bind off these 3 sts. cut yarn leaving about 8 inches tail. Attach the bind off end near the beginning of the cord to form a loop using tapestry needle.

A better view of the button and loop of eyeglasses case

Sewing flower from top edge toward center

Flower Button

Co 42 sts. Row 1 and 2 : Knit.
Row 3: * sl 6 sts purl wise, k1, Pass the 6 sl sts over one at the time, wrap yarn over right needle from back to front once; rep from* to last 7 sts, sl 6, k1, psso the sl sts.
Row 4: knit.
Row 5 : {k2tog} 3 times, k1.

Bind off all sts leaving 12 inches-tail to sew ends close. Form the piece into a circle so that it looks like a flower. Using tapestry needle and the tail just cut, join ends together starting from outer edge and finish at the center (see picture above). Without cutting the yarn off, attach the flower to the case where appropriate. Wrap yarn around the flower at the base a few time to create a nice and sturdy base. Secure all loose ends and trim off all excesses.

Optional: You can add fabric lining inside the glasses case to make it thicker and easier to slip eyeglasses in. 

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