Celtic Sun­glasses Case

Crochet World - - Contents - De­sign by Jen­nifer E. Ryan

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS Case: 5 inches wide x 63/4 inches long Celtic Knot: 3 inches in di­am­e­ter


• Liz­beth size 3 cro­chet cot­ton (120 yds per ball): 1 ball each #668 green orchid dk, #623 rasp­berry pink lt and #624 rasp­berry pink med

• Size F/5/3.75mm cro­chet hook or size needed to ob­tain gauge

• Size 8/1.50mm steel cro­chet hook

• Em­broi­dery nee­dle

• 1/2-inch dec­o­ra­tive but­ton

• 5-inch square of cork­board or foam core board

• 20 straight sewing pins


8 pat­tern sts (sc, 2 dc) = 4 inches; 16 rows = 4 inches


For Celtic Knot use all yarn tails for Weav­ing the Knot. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated.


Row 1: With rasp­berry pink lt and size 8 hook, ch 103, work­ing in back bar (see il­lus­tra­tion) of ch, sc in 2nd ch and in each of next 9 chs, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch (first point—A), [sc in next 16 chs, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch] 4 times (mak­ing Points B,C, D, E), sc in each of next 16 chs, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch (Point F), sc in next 6 chs. Fas­ten off.


With RS fac­ing and with size 8 hook, work­ing in back lps (see Stitch Guide) only, join rasp­berry pink med with sl st in first sc of row 1, sl st in each st across, at each point work ch 1. Fas­ten off.


With size 8 hook and rasp­berry pink med, ch 44, work­ing in back bar of ch, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across, fas­ten off.


Place Celtic Knot Di­a­gram on cork/foam board with pins. Lay Flower Pe­tal cord along path of knot beg at * (as­ter­isk).

Make sure to cross cor­rectly ei­ther over or un­der ac­cord­ing to di­a­gram, pin­ning cord in place as work pro­gresses. Lay Cir­cle Cord along shaded path of knot start­ing at # also mak­ing sure to cross cor­rectly ei­ther over or un­der. Pin all cross­ings and re­move Celtic Knot from board. With WS fac­ing and em­broi­dery nee­dle and yarn tails, sew cord ends tog. Note: These cord ends should be hid­den un­der an­other sec­tion of cord that passes over. Se­cure all cross­ings from WS mak­ing sure not to have threads show on RS. Lightly steam-block knot and let dry com­pletely.


Row 1: With size F hook and green orchid dk, ch 36, 2 dc in 3rd ch from hook, [sk next 2 chs, (sc, 2 dc) in next ch] across to last 3 chs, sk next 2 chs, sc in last ch, turn.

Row 2: Ch 2, 2 dc in 3rd st, [sk next 2 dc, (sc, 2 dc) in next sc] across, end­ing with sc in top of turn­ing ch, turn.

Rows 3–27: Rep row 2. At the end of row 27, do not fas­ten off.


Fold case in half (bring­ing row 1 up to meet row 27) and join 2 sides tog with evenly sp sc down side, at cor­ner work 2 sc and then con­tinue work­ing sc across short side of case (this will be

the bot­tom). At next cor­ner, work 2 sc in cor­ner st, sc up next side work­ing in lps in sts along fold. Now at top open­ing of case, work sc along top row of front of case and con­tinue work­ing sc along the top row of the back, join (see

Pat­tern Notes) in first sc at top. Fas­ten off. Lightly steam-block and let dry com­pletely. Us­ing photo as a guide, sew Celtic Knot to top por­tion of case and sew but­ton to cen­ter of Celtic Knot.

This de­signer is known for her beau­ti­ful cro­cheted Celtic knot de­signs. Pretty and prac­ti­cal, this case fea­tures a sim­ple knot, al­low­ing you to learn the tech­nique be­fore tak­ing on a more chal­leng­ing project.

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