30-minute All Purpose Crochet Case Pattern

Hello, my crochet friend! This free crochet pattern will teach you how to make an all-purpose case using 2 strands of yarn that can be finished in 30 minutes.

It is a great pattern for beginners as well as whoever wants to use yarn scraps and two strands.

You can choose any color combination and the size of the case.

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What can you use the All-purpose crochet case for?

A pencil case for school or work. This is a great way to keep your pens, pencils, and other school supplies organized. You can even use some fun colors to make it your own.

Or Maybe to store your makeup brushes and cosmetics. This is a great way to keep your makeup organized and prevent it from getting messy. You can even add some removable inserts to customize the case to your needs.

Great to store your first aid kit. This is a great way to keep your bandages, medications, and other first aid supplies organized and accessible

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Pattern Designed By: Sandra Stitches This pattern is copyright protected; it is unlawful to distribute this pattern in any form (free, sale or trade).

Let’s get to the Pattern, shall we?




  • Cygnet Yarn, Aran, 100% Acrylic, Using two strands held together
  • Hook: 8 mm
  • Yarn Needle, Scissors, Measuring Tape


  • One size – measure depends on your yarn choice.  This sample is 6.5” X 5.5”  closure folded

Stitch Key

  • Ch = Chain
  •  Hdc = Half Double Crochet
  • Sl St = Slip Stitch
  • Yo = Yarn Over

Specialty Stitch & Technique Key

BlHdc = Yarn over, Insert crochet hook into the back loop only ,Pull up a loop, Yarn over, Pull through the 3 loops on the crochet hook 

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  • This pattern is worked in rows.
  • Ch1 does not count as 1st st
  • The 1st and last stitches will always be regular Hdc
  • I used two strands of Aran Weight #4 yarn to make a thick fabric, You can choose any kind of bulky/chunky yarn
  • This pattern uses the 3rd loop of a stitch

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Chain 26

Row1: Hdc1 in 2nd Ch from hook, Hdc in next, Hdc in next, and across to end of row, finish with Hdc in last Ch, Ch1 and turn work.

Row 2: Hdc1 in 1st Ch from hook, BlHdc in next, BlHdc in next, and across to end of row, finish with Hdc in last Ch, Ch1 and turn work.

Now Row 3: Hdc1 in 1st Ch from hook, Hdc in 3rd loop of next st, and across to end of row, finish with Hdc in last Ch, Ch1 and turn work.

Row 4-20: repeat rows 2+3

Here we work a bit differently Rows 21-25: Repeat rows 2+3 on only 12 stitches to form the closing part,

Row 26: At the last row on the 6th st,  Ch 8 and Slst to the same stitch to form the button strap, continue row to end.

Secure yarn, cut, and weave in ends.

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Lay your project right side out. Fold to have a rectangle, Join with Sc1 on each st on two sides of the case. 

Weave in the ends and cut yarn. You can add a button for more convenience.

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