Crochet Patterns

Crochet Pencil Case

Looking for a great back to school project? Or a teachers gift? Look no further than this Crochet Pencil Case! This pattern is made in 3 pieces sewn together, to mimic a how a real pencil looks! The free Crochet Pencil Case pattern is below. Or you can check out my downloads section to buy an ad free version!

Crochet Pattern by Emerald Cherub Crochet

Skill Level
Advanced Beginner

Project Dimensions 

  • Length – 11.5”
  • Width – 3.5”
  • Circumference – 10.5”

Materials Needed 

  • Worsted Weight yarn in the following colors:
    • Black (for tip)
    • Cream/Beige (for wood)
    • Yellow (for shaft)
    • Gray (for metal band)
    • Pink (for eraser)
  • Size G/4mm crochet hook 
  • Yarn Needle for sewing
  • Scissors
  • Optional:
    • Loop and Hook (Velcro)

Stitches and Abbreviations 

  • Ch – Chain
  • MC – Magic Circle
  • Sl St – Slip Stitch
  • SC – SC Crochet
  • BLO SC – Back Loop Only Single Crochet 
  • DC – Double Crochet

Written Instructions

Crochet Pencil Case – Tip

Crochet Pencil Case – Pencil Tip

Using Black:

Begin with MC

Round 1: SC 6 into MC, Sl St to close.  Ch 1 (6)

Round 2: SC 1, 2 SC into next stitch, repeat around, Sl St to close.  Ch 1 (9)

Round 3: SC 2, 2 SC into next stitch, repeat around, Sl St to close.  Ch 1 (12)

Round 4 :SC 3, 2 SC into next stitch, repeat around, Sl St to close.  Ch 1 (15)

Round 5: SC 4, 2 SC into next stitch, repeat around, Sl St to close.  (18)

Switch to Beige/Tan

Round 6:  Ch 1, SC 5, 2 SC into next stitch, repeat around, Sl St to close.  Ch 1 (21)

Round 7: SC 6, 2 SC into next stitch, repeat around, Sl St to close.  Ch 1 (24)

Round 8: SC 7, 2 SC into next stitch, repeat around, Sl St to close.  Ch 1 (27)

Round 9: SC 8, 2 SC into next stitch, repeat around, Sl St to close.  Ch 1 (30)

Round 10: SC 9, 2 SC into next stitch, repeat around, Sl St to close.  Ch 1 (33)

Round 11: SC 7, 2 SC into next stitch, repeat around, Sl St to close.  Ch 1 (36)

Round 12: SC 7, 2 SC into next stitch, repeat around, Sl St to close.  Ch 1 (39)

Round 13: SC 7, 2 SC into next stitch, repeat around, Sl St to close.  Ch 1 (42)

Round 14: SC 7, 2 SC into next stitch, repeat around, Sl St to close.  Ch 1 (45)

Round 15: SC 8, 2 SC into next stitch, repeat around, Sl St to close.  (48)

Fasten Off, weave in ends and, set aside for assembly

Crochet Pencil Case – Eraser

Crochet Pencil Case – Eraser

Using Pink:

Begin with MC

Round 1: SC 6 into MC, Sl St to close.  Ch 1 (6)

Round 2: 2 SC into each stitch around, Sl St to close.  Ch 1 (12)

Round 3: SC 1, 2 SC into next stitch, repeat around, Sl St to close.  Ch 1 (18)

Round 4: SC 2, 2 SC into next stitch, repeat around, Sl St to close.  Ch 1 (24)

Round 5: SC 3, 2 SC into next stitch, repeat around, Sl St to close. Ch 1 (30)

Round 6: SC 4, 2 SC into next stitch, repeat around, Sl St to close.  Ch 1 (36)

Round 7: SC 5, 2 SC into next stitch, repeat around, Sl St to close.  Ch 1 (42)

Round 8: SC 6, 2 SC into next stitch, repeat around, Sl St to close.  Ch 1 (48)

Round 9: BLO SC into each stitch around. Sl St to close.  Ch 1 (48)

Round 10-14 : SC into each stitch around.  Sl St to close.  Ch 1 (48)

Switch to Gray

Round 15-18: SC into each stitch around.  Sl St to close.  Ch 1 (48)

Fasten Off, weave in ends and, set aside for assembly

Crochet Pencil Case – Shaft

Crochet Pencil Case – Middle Section

Using Yellow:

Ch 32

Row 1: DC into 2nd Ch from hook, DC Across (30)

Row 2-24: Ch 2, DC in each stitch across (30)

Fasten Off, weave in ends and, set aside for assembly

Crochet Pencil Case – Assembly

Crochet Pencil Case – Unassembled Pieces

Roll yellow fabric and place into eraser (Fabric should be all the way in, resting on the pink bottom).  Note that the ends of the yellow fabric should overlap, to create closure.  Sew around twice to secure. See image.

Crochet Pencil Case – Beginning of Assembly. Note the overlap.

Secure yellow fabric overlap on other end. This will help maintain straight lines when attaching the tip.

Place the tip over the end of the shaft. Sew around twice to secure.

Optional, Sew Loop and Hook (velcro) into overlap on shaft, for more secure closure on case.

Crochet Pencil Case – Assembled

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