Happy Hook Case

happy hook case crochet pattern

A new crochet pattern for hook case, the Happy Hook Case is now a free crochet pattern here on the blog. Read all about the construction and different uses of this case crochet pattern or scroll down for the free hook case crochet pattern.

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Crochet pattern for hook case FREE

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close up on the button and front flap details of the crochet hook case

The Happy Hook Case is a versatile pouch for organizing and protecting crochet hooks, pencils, glasses, and more! It is a beginner-friendly pattern using DK weight cotton yarn. It features a crocheted button and is a fun and colorful beginner project. Easily personalize your Happy Hook Case with your name, short quotes, and more with embroidery. The happy hook case is a fun and colorful way to keep your things safe and in order. Find the free pattern on the blog.

What Can You Store in Your Happy Hook Crochet Case?

The crochet pattern for hook case is designed to have just the right size to store all your favorite hooks. It turns out that’s also the perfect size for your glasses so you can turn your hook case into a glasses crochet case.

happy hook case used as a glasses case

But that’s not all! Make it as a pencil case for your granddaughters, a sunglasses case for your hubby or even a makeup brush case.

The Crochet Pattern for Hook Case Construction

The hook case is worked in one rectangular piece, starting with the front flap, which is then folded and sewed together. The button is then crocheted and added to the case.

For a personalized touch, you can add some embroidery under the flap.

detailed embroidery under the front flap for personalization

Downloadable PDF Crochet Pattern for Hook Case

click here to purchase the downloadable PDF crochet pattern for hook case

Why I Recommend You Purchase the PDF Pattern

If you’ve never used PDF patterns before, you are missing out on so much convenience!

  • You don’t need to take screenshots of the pattern
  • You don’t need to have your computer, phone or tablet around to work on your project.
  • You don’t need to panic if your husband accidentally closed the page
  • You can take notes, highlight your size and write down where you are.
  • When your best friend begs you to make her the same sweater, you have the pattern ready.
  • It’s a great way to support the blog so I can continue to bring you knitting tutorials.

Grab the printable PDF of the Happy Hook Case crochet pattern is now in my Etsy shop or on Ravelry:

Before you Start your Crochet Case

Materials

  • 2.5 mm / US C – 2 hook.
  • King Cole Giza cotton 4 ply (50 g, 100% cotton, 158 m / 175 yds):
    • 1 skein Mint (Main Color MC)
    • 20 m / 22 yd Rosehip (color A)
    • 20 m / 22 yd Amber (color B)
    • 20 m / 22 yd Yellow (color C)
    • 2 m / 2.5 yd Turquoise (color D)
    • 2 m / 2.5 yd Violet (color E)
  • Tapestry needle to weave in the ends. I love this set as it has different eye sizes for different yarn thicknesses and it comes in a small tube which is very convenient so I don’t lose them.

Size

The pouch is 20 cm / 7.75” wide and 8.5 cm / 3.5” high.

Gauge

The gauge for this pattern, in sc, is 26 sts by 29 rows for a 10 cm by 10 cm / 4” by 4” square.

Abbreviations

This pattern uses US notations.

  • st = stitch
  • ch = chain
  • sc = single crochet
  • skip = miss
  • sc2tog = single crochet 2 stitches together (decrease)

Special Stitches and Techniques

Notes

Work instructions between [] the indicated number of times or until the end of the row / round.

The final number of stitches is indicated at the end of the row / round between < >.

Each stitch is worked in a separate stitch unless specified otherwise. Stitches between ( ) are to be made in the same stitch.

The turning ch 1, ch 2 don’t count as stitches throughout the pattern except if mentioned otherwise.

The pattern is written in crochet shorthand.  For example:

The Actual Pouch Crochet Pattern

Body

With your 2.5 mm / US C – 2 hook and MC yarn, ch 10 + 1.

Row 1: 2 sc in 2nd st from the hook, sc 8, 2 sc, turn. <12 st>

Row 2: Ch 1, 2 sc, sc until last st, 2 sc, turn. <14 st>

Row 3 – 4: Repeat Row 2 twice. <18 st>

Row 5: Ch 1, 2 sc, sc 7, ch 3, skip 2, sc 7, 2 sc, turn. <21 st>

Row 6: Ch 1, 2 sc, sc 8, sc 2 in the ch-3 space, sc 8, 2 sc, turn. <22 st>

Front flap and buttonhole of the happy hook case crochet pattern

Row 7 – 20: Repeat Row 2. <50 st>

Row 21 – 25: Ch 1, sc across, turn.

finished front flap

From now on continue repeating Row 21 using the following color pattern:

[Work one row in color A.

Work 5 rows in MC.

Work one row in color B.

Work 5 rows in MC.

Work one row in color C.

Work 5 rows in MC.] twice

Work one row in color A.

Work 13 rows in MC.

Bind off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Complete case worked in one rectangular piece

Button

Work continuously in the round.

Sc 6 in a magic ring.

Round 1: 2 sc in every stitch around. <12 st>

Round 2: sc2tog around. <6 st>

Stuff the button with little scraps of yarn.

crochet button

Bind off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Sew the button closed, don’t cut the remaining tail. You will use it to attach the button to the pouch body.

Blocking

You are done with the crocheting part. Make sure to weave in all the ends (except the button one).

To make your pouch even prettier, help even your stitches and straighten your edges, wet block your pouch body.

Don’t skip this step as it can make a huge difference. Read my detailed tutorial on why block, how-to, and all my tips and tricks if you need help.

Assembly

Fold the rectangular section of the body in half, inside out and sew up the sides.

Fold the straight part of the case in half and sew on the sides

Attach the button in front of the buttonhole.

On the inside of the front flap, embroider your initials with color D. If you’re making the pouch as a gift you can also use a cute word or phrase such as “Love” or “Be Kind”.

Embroider your crochet hook case for personalization

Fill up with crochet hooks and enjoy!

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