Snap Closure Glasses Case – Free Crochet Pattern

Do you wear glasses? Whether you are like me and have aging eyes, have worn glasses most of your life or just protect your eyes from the sun, it is fun to have a cute handmade eye glasses case. Add a fun snap closer and our favorite craft of crochet, and you’ve got a perfect afternoon project.

A few years ago I turned the dreaded big 4-0! Honestly, life has been amazing after 40, with the exception of my eyesight. I have noticed I need to lean a little closer to see clearer. Then last week I renewed my drivers license and decided it is time for me to go see an eye doctor. Thankfully, we have an optometrist in the family.

Snap Pouch Glasses Case Pattern

Blue Light Reading Glasses

I don’t officially have a subscription for glasses so I have been relying on readers.com over the last year. Just a little magnification helps so much! Then, I started hearing about blue light glasses and the benefits of them.

Blue light blocking glasses can help to filter out a percentage of blue light and lessen eye fatigue when you’re working on your computer screen or using electronic devices. Say goodbye to digital eye strain with a pair of blue light blocking* glasses! Also available with magnified lenses, known as “blue light reading glasses”, for those seeking the benefits of both.

www.readers.com

Check out how cute my glasses are! I love the Tortoise shell of the rims. I mean if you have to wear glasses, you better make them cute. Right.

blue light readers

Check out the entire collection of readers and blue light readers using the (affl link) button below:

Snap Pouch Glasses Case

How to make your Snap Closure Glasses Case

The snap closure on the glasses case makes it easy to slide your glasses in and out of the case. I used a quick and easy stitch that creates a thicker fabric to protect the glasses. I hope you enjoy learning something new and enjoy the tutorial.

The materials needed for the Glasses Case

  • Crochet Hook size G (4.00 mm)
  • Crochet Hook size H (5.00 mm)
  • Light Weight Yarn (#3) I used about 100 yards. In the sample shown, I used Lion Brand Vanna’s Style yarn
  • Metal Tape Measure – Tape should be ¾” wide (use an old one that you can re-purpose/upcycle if possible)
  • Tape – electrical tape is best, but duct tape or packaging tape will also work
  • Yarn Needle
  • Tin Snips or Old Scissors (cutting may dull the edges so don’t use your best pair)
Supplies for Glasses Case

Stitches & Abbreviations Used:

  • Ch = Chain
  • Sc = Single Crochet
  • FP = Front Post
  • St(s) = Stitch(es)
  • R = Row/Round

Completed Size of Glasses Case:

  • 3” opening and 7″ long, but instructions will allow you to customize the shape to fit any glasses

Pattern Notes

  • The pouch will be made while crocheting in the round working from the opening (top) down.
  • Beginning chain will not count as a stitch unless stated.
  • Gauge is very important when crocheting. However, in this design I will give you measurements to follow. Use these measurements to get the correct size of your finished glasses case.

Prep the Snap Closure

  • All glasses are different in size. It is a good idea to make your opening a minimum of 1 inch wider than your glasses. In this sample my glasses measure 2” so I made my opening 3”.
  • Cut 2 pieces of the tape measure 3” long (image shows just over 2″-follow the size noted in the above note for the size of your glasses).
  • Trim the sharp points so they are rounded, this will make them less likely to break through the tape and cut the yarn after construction.
  • Wrap the ends of the metal pieces with a sturdy tape. Electrical tape works best but you can use duct tape or packaging tape.
  • Set aside for use later.

Crocheting the Glasses Case

Using Hook G & Light Weight Yarn

Ch 32, making sure beginning chain is not twisted, join in first ch to form a ring (or chain as many chains as needed to equal the length of your prepared metal snap strips plus 2 stitches)

R1: Ch 1, sc in each ch around, join (32)

R2-4: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join (32)

At this point check to see if the rows are equal to the width of your tape. If they are then double your row count and add 1 more row (I met my width in 4 rows, therefore I will complete a total of 9 rows (*4 rows x 2 = 8 rows + 1 more row = 9 total rows) Make sure to adjust for your tape width.

After completing the 9 rows (or the number of rows needed *see notes above), fold the crochet piece in half. I liked having a little different look to the stitches so I folded mine so the back side of the sc rows was showing on the outside, this was just personal preference and you can fold either way you want.

Place one of the prepared metal pieces inside the fold. Make sure the curved side of the measuring tape is facing the outside of the case.

Single Crochet the snap strip into the fold by crocheting through the tops of the stitches from your last row AND through the beginning chain. Complete half of the row (16 stitches in my sample). Insert second prepared snap strip, again making sure the curved edge is facing outside. Continue to sc together around the rest of the row.

The opening snap of the eye glass case has been made. Just press on the edges and will snap open!

Change to Hook H (5.00 mm)

The body of the pouch will be made in rounds and made to the length of your glasses. Increase your hook size up two sizes

The first row will be the most difficult because the stitches from the snap section are tighter. Be patient and work slow, after the first round it is much easier.

Ch 1, FP single crochet around, do not join, you will work in continuous rounds.

Continue to FP single crochet in each stitch around until the length of your case (not counting the snap portion) measures the length of your glasses. Mine was about 7″ long.

Once the length has been reached, slst into the next stitch and fasten off leaving a long tail. Use that left over tail of yarn to sew/seam the bottom together and you are done!

More fun Crochet Tutorials Free from Sweet Potato 3

  • How to make a Twist Ear Warmer – click HERE
  • Dream Catcher Delight Wall Hanging – click HERE
  • Tree Garland and Gift Tags – click HERE
  • Hot Pads & Kitchen Scrubby with Gift Tag Printable – click HERE

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Frankenstein Crochet Hat Pattern-Free

Frankenstein is one of the oldest and most classic Halloween characters to date. That being said, it can be tricky coming up with the perfect costume for Frankenstein… until now! Grab your favorite green yarn and use your crochet skills to whip up this adorable hat.

This pattern was one of my first designs. It is a simple pattern. But, you may learn a new stitch (check out that hair… hmmm, how is that done?). The design comes with sizes from newborn up to child. The child hat will fit up to about a 12 year old, depending on their size.

Where to get your Free Frankenstein Hat pattern

Are you dying to find out where you can get the pattern? Well, the good news is that you don’t have to join any website or anything crazy like that. You can simply download the Crochet Hat pattern by clicking HERE.

Find More Adorable Free Halloween Hat patterns

I know this Frankenstein hat is about the cutest thing out there. But, I do have some other great hat designs for Halloween. And guess what, they are FREE too! You better take a peak because you may know someone who they will be perfect for.

Don’t miss out on any more Sweet Potato 3 Crochet Fun

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Pumpkin Crochet Hat Pattern {Free}

Just in time for fall, I am re-releasing my pumpkin crochet hat pattern. It will now come in a new, more reader friendly format, and it is now available for FREE. See out how cute this pumpkin patch is.

The pumpkin crochet hat pattern comes in sizes from newborn up to adult. You can make one for each member of your family.

The hat is made using any worsted weight yarn. Give each hat a different look by using a different shade or orange or green for the cute curly vine that adorns the top of the hat.

Pumpkin Crochet Hat Pattern

Grab your copy of the FREE pumpkin crochet hat pattern:

The pumpkin hat is a free download, you don’t even need to be a member of a special site. Simply click on this LINK and it will download to your device. Check your device setting so you know where it will download and you can find it later.

Find more adorable crochet Halloween Hat patterns for Free

The pumpkin crochet hat pattern is just the tip of the iceberg though. I have many other fun Halloween hat patterns available on my blog as well. Check each one of them out below to find just the right one for you this year.

  • Frankenstein Crochet Hat Pattern: HERE
  • Monster Crochet Hat Pattern: HERE
  • Candy Corn Crochet Hat Pattern: HERE

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Monster Crochet Hat Pattern {Free}

Halloween is nearly upon us! Are you ready for the big day and will you stay warm enough?

Halloween in the Northwest can be very chilly, so having a fun Halloween Hat is almost an essential. An easy hat that can also dub as a costume is this fun Monster Crochet Hat.

Monster Halloween Hat

The Monster Crochet Hat pattern is a fun and simple beanie that you can customize to make just your own! The hat pattern includes sizes for newborn up to child (about 12 years old). Then have fun customizing.

Make the hat with 1, 2 or 3 eyes. Then add as many poms in all the colors you can dream of. You can make this hat 100 different times and never have the same hat, each one can be different and unique.

Crochet Monster Hat

Where to get the Monster Hat pattern?

You can get the Monster Crochet Hat pattern for free and download directly from my site. You do not need to be a member on another page to get this crochet pattern. Grab the Monster Crochet Hat pattern for FREE by clicking HERE.

Monster Crochet Hat Pattern

Find More Adorable Halloween Crochet Hat Patterns Free

But, the monster crochet hat is not the only design I have for Halloween. I have many more and some are also available for free. Check out the links below to find one for everyone in your household, for each kid in the classroom, or each neighbor on the block.

  • Frankenstein Hat Pattern: HERE
  • Pumpkin Hat Pattern: HERE
  • Candy Corn Hat Pattern: HERE

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Candy Corn Crochet Hat Pattern {FREE}

One of the classic fall hats is the classic Candy Corn Hat! I cannot think of another hat that represents the sweet treats of fall better than this.

Crocheted in the popular colors of white, orange and yellow, this crochet hat pattern works up quick and is an all time favorite of many. Or, if you are one that enjoys the Indian Corn version, just work one up in white, orange and brown colors instead.

The Candy Corn hat pattern comes in sizes from newborn up to adult. You can make one of these fall hats for everyone in the family including the neighbors down the street.

Where can I get the Candy Corn Hat pattern?

You can download a copy of the Candy Corn pattern right from this post. No need to sign up for anything, it is my gift to you. Get your copy of the Candy Corn Crochet Hat pattern for Free by clicking, HERE

Find More Adorable Halloween Crochet Hat Patterns Free

As much as I love this hat for Halloween, there are some other adorable options out there. I have a few other Halloween beanies you better take a peak at:

  • Frankenstein Hat Pattern: HERE
  • Pumpkin Hat Pattern: HERE
  • Monster Hat Pattern: HERE

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We get the chance to meet others who also love to crochet. Share your favorite projects, yarn in your stash that you need to use up, or share your dream project. I am confident you will enjoy the conversations and will even learn a few crochet tips along the way.

Lattice Scarf Remix with Nicki’s Handmade Crafts

It is time for a pattern remix!!!

What is a pattern remix? It is when you take a pattern and change it just a bit to make it different. Kirsten Holloway organized a fun pattern remix between 13 crochet designers, including myself. You can find the details about the Designer Remix, HERE.

Kirsten Halloway & Sweet Potato 3

I was so excited to look through all the designers shops and fell in love with Nicki’s Homemade Crafts Lattice Scarf. The eye catching stitches caught my attention and I knew this was the pattern I wanted to work with to add a touch of Sweet Potato 3 to. Look how beautiful the original design is.

Nikki's Homemade Crafts

If you know me, you know I am a sucker for texture and this scarf is full of it with those amazing raised diamonds. Nikki also provides a great photo tutorial on her blog as well as a video tutorial for those that like to see it in action. Find her full blog post about the Lattice Scarf HERE.

Now for the Remix, a touch of SP3

I had some Knit Picks Brava Worsted Weight in Red laying around and with the upcoming holidays, this was perfect. I followed Nikki’s pattern until it measured 32″ long. Then to make it different I added a key hole end.

Lattice Scarf Remix

Follow pattern until it measures 32″ long, ending on a row 7 repeat (which completes the diamond pattern).

Lattice Scarf Pattern

Key Hole Addition:

  • R1: Ch 2, dc in each st across, turn (31)
  • R2: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc in each st across until 2 sts remain, sc2tog, turn (29)
  • R3-5: Repeat Row 2 (each row will decease by 2 stitches, after row you will have 23 stitches)
  • Note: in Row 5, mark the middle stitch (12th stitch), this will be the placement of the button you will sew on later.
  • R6-11: Repeat Row 2 (each row will decease by 2 stitches, after row you will have 11 stitches)
  • R12-42: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn (11)
  • R43: Ch 1, sc in first 4 sts, ch 3, skip next 3 sts, sc in last 4 sts, turn (11)
  • R44: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc in next 7 sts & chains, sc2tog, turn (9)
  • R45: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc in next 5 sts, sc2tog, turn (7)
  • R46: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog (5), fasten off and weave in ends
  • Sew a 1” button on the marked (center) stitch from Row 5.

Sweet Potato 3

Lattice Scarf Remix

Other Key Hole Scarves You May Like:

More Crochet Fun

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Week 4: Cancer Challenge – Last Chance

We are wrapping up our 4th week of the Crochet Cancer Challenge. Only 3 days left! You have all been so amazing. Not just in your pledges, but in your encouraging posts to one another, in your heartfelt comments and the gratitude you have shown throughout the challenge. I am blessed to be able to work on this challenge with each and everyone of you. Thank you!

 If you are just now joining, I am so excited to have you jump on board, if you want to read a little more about what the challenge is follow this link: HERE.

Cancer Challenge with Sweet Potato 3

Below I will showcase each days design, just click on the image if you missed one and use the same code that was featured all week (or that is posted later in this blog post).

Autumn Breeze Beanie Pattern by Sweet Potato 3

Cancer Challenge 2018

Cassia Hat Pattern by KMT Creations

KMT Creations

 Cambridge Shells Hat Pattern by Krissy’s Over the Mountain Crochet

Krissys Over the Mountain Crochet

Auntie Em Twister Hat & Ebook by Underground Crafter

Cancer Challenge

Lennox Hat Pattern by Sweet Potato Crochet Creations

Cancer Challenge

 KJ Hat Pattern by Two Brothers Blankets

 Loop the Loop Cowl Pattern by Crafting Friends Designs

Crochet Cancer Challenge

Use Code: Cancer18

The above code will be good on all the patterns listed above. BUT, only through the end of today, Sunday October 28, 2018 and will allow you to get the pattern for FREE, but remember….

A Download = A Pledge

This is a very important part of the Crochet Cancer Challenge. If you download any of the patterns during this month and you use the code to receive it for FREE you are PLEDGING to donate a minimum of 1 hat to a Cancer Center/Patient.

Cancer Challenge Pledge

Add Labels to your hats

click HERE to get an printable sheet that has 8 of these tags on it.

Cancer Challenge Tag

More Links about the Cancer Challenge

The posts from the last couple weeks were full of information and should have answered many of your questions. If you think of anything I have missed, let me know so I can inform the other participants. Enjoy crocheting those hats!

  1. Cancer Challenge Introduction, what is it, click HERE.
  2. What type of hat should I make, what sizes and where should I get the patterns, click HERE.
  3. What type of yarn is recommended for the hats, click HERE.
  4. Where should I donate my hats, click HERE.
  5. A fun “start early” project you can add to your hats, click HERE.
  6. Challenge others to join and more fun information, click HERE.

Day 24: Cancer Challenge – Underground Crafter

Happy Hump Day Wednesday! We officially have 1 week left of the Crochet Cancer Challenge, let’s keep the momentum going and end with a bang. Today we have a fun hat by Underground Crafter that you will love. If you are just now joining, I am so excited to have you jump on board, if you want to read a little more about what the challenge is follow this link: HERE.

Cancer Challenge with Sweet Potato 3

Day 24: Pattern by Underground Crafter

Each designer is helping so much by giving away a premium crochet pattern for this charitable event. I want to make sure to acknowledge them and thank them for their talents so please be sure to visit their pages and say thank you or give them a little love by favoriting a design or two on Ravelry.

  • Facebook Page for Underground Crafter: HERE 
  • Follow Underground Crafter on Instagram: HERE
  • Underground Crafter on Pinterest: HERE

Underground Crafter

Today’s pattern was designed by Marie from Underground Crafter. Her hat design is unique and has a fun twist that runs through it and the best part-it’s called the Auntie Em Twister Hat! How fun is that? But, it gets better…. Underground Crafter isn’t only giving you the Auntie Em Twister Hat, but is includinging and ENTIRE EBOOK with 6 hat designs. You will love each one of them, so hurry and grab your copy now. Find the Auntie Em Twister Hat & Ebook on Ravelry: HERE

Auntie Em Hat  Twister Hat

Use Code: Cancer18

This code will be good on the Auntie Em Twister Hat & entire Ebook through Sunday October 28, 2018 and will allow you to get the pattern for FREE, but remember….

A Download = A Pledge

This is a very important part of the Crochet Cancer Challenge. If you download any of the patterns during this month and you use the code to receive it for FREE you are PLEDGING to donate a minimum of 1 hat to a Cancer Center/Patient.

Cancer Challenge Pledge

Add Labels to your hats

click HERE to get an printable sheet that has 8 of these tags on it.

Cancer Challenge Tag

More Links about the Cancer Challenge

The posts from the last couple weeks were full of information and should have answered many of your questions. If you think of anything I have missed, let me know so I can inform the other participants. Enjoy crocheting those hats!

  1. Cancer Challenge Introduction, what is it, click HERE.
  2. What type of hat should I make, what sizes and where should I get the patterns, click HERE.
  3. What type of yarn is recommended for the hats, click HERE.
  4. Where should I donate my hats, click HERE.
  5. A fun “start early” project you can add to your hats, click HERE.
  6. Challenge others to join and more fun information, click HERE.

Day 17: Cancer Challenge – Cuddle Me Beanies

Oh, it is Wednesday already! I love hump day, we are one day closer to the weekend but still have time to prep for the weekend fun. That is such a “mom” thing to say-LOL! Anyway, today we have a fabulous and fun design by Cuddle Me Beanies! If you are just now joining, I am so excited to have you jump on board, if you want to read a little more about what the challenge is follow this link: HERE.

Cancer Challenge with Sweet Potato 3

Day 17: Pattern by Cuddle Me Beanies

Each designer is helping so much by giving away a premium crochet pattern for this charitable event. I want to make sure to acknowledge them and thank them for their talents so please be sure to visit their pages and say thank you or give them a little love by favoriting a design or two on Ravelry.

  • Facebook Page for Cuddle Me Beanie Designs: HERE 
  • Follow Cuddle Me Beanie’s on Instagram: HERE
  • Cuddle Me Beanie’s on Pinterest: HERE
  • Ravelry shop for Cuddle Me Beanies: HERE

Cuddle Me Beanies

 

Todays pattern was designed by April from Cuddle Me Beanies 
Designs. I love the classic and warm look to the CMB Tracks Beanie. The texture stands out and will be definitely be a popular design in your donation box this year. The CMB Tracks Beanie is made in a worsted weight yarn and works up quickly. You can find the CMB Tracks Beanie pattern, by Cuddle Me Beanie’s, on Ravelry: HERE.

Cancer Challenge

cancer Challenge

 

Use Code: Cancer18

This code will be good on the CMB Tracks Beanie  through Sunday October 21, 2018 and will allow you to get the pattern for FREE, but remember….

A Download = A Pledge

This is a very important part of the Crochet Cancer Challenge. If you download any of the patterns during this month and you use the code to receive it for FREE you are PLEDGING to donate a minimum of 1 hat to a Cancer Center/Patient.

Cancer Challenge Pledge

Add Labels to your hats

click HERE to get an printable sheet that has 8 of these tags on it.

Cancer Challenge Tag

More Links about the Cancer Challenge

The posts from the last couple weeks were full of information and should have answered many of your questions. If you think of anything I have missed, let me know so I can inform the other participants. Enjoy crocheting those hats!

  1. Cancer Challenge Introduction, what is it, click HERE.
  2. What type of hat should I make, what sizes and where should I get the patterns, click HERE.
  3. What type of yarn is recommended for the hats, click HERE.
  4. Where should I donate my hats, click HERE.
  5. A fun “start early” project you can add to your hats, click HERE.
  6. Challenge others to join and more fun information, click HERE.

Day 15: Cancer Challenge – Charisma Caps

What an amazing start we have had in this years Crochet Cancer Challenge. Plus, I am so excited for today’s featured designer, she is new to the challenge this year, so make sure to check out all the info below! If this is the first you have heard about it, please click the following link for more info: HERE.

Cancer Challenge with Sweet Potato 3

Day 15: Pattern by Charisma Caps

Before I start in on the hat for today, I want to make sure to share a little love for the designer. It is always worthwhile to thank the designer for offering her design talents and pattern to all of us:

  • Facebook link to Charisma Caps: HERE
  • Ravelry shop for Charisma Caps: HERE

Charisma Caps

Todays pattern was designed by Shap from Charisma Caps. I was so excited when Shay offered to join the challenge, she has been such a great resource since she runs a couple groups that’s soul purpose is to crochet for charity. Please check out her groups on facebook (just click on the highlighted text): Chemo Cap Crochet & We Crochet for Charity.

Charisma Caps is offering this beautiful Ladies Button Flap Cap to all of us today. It comes in an adult size and is made up using a worsted weight yarn and crochet hook I (so it will work up pretty quick). I love that she includes instructions to make it with or without the scallops. Grab your copy of the Ladies Button Flap Cap on Ravelry: HERE.

Ladies Button Flap Cap  Charisma Caps

Use Code: Cancer18

This code will be good on the Ladies Button Flap Hat  pattern through Sunday October 21, 2018 and will allow you to get the pattern for FREE, but remember….

A Download = A Pledge

This is a very important part of the Crochet Cancer Challenge. If you download any of the patterns during this month and you use the code to receive it for FREE you are PLEDGING to donate a minimum of 1 hat to a Cancer Center/Patient.

Cancer Challenge Pledge

Add Labels to your hats

click HERE to get an printable sheet that has 8 of these tags on it.

Cancer Challenge Tag

More Links about the Cancer Challenge

The posts from the last couple weeks were full of information and should have answered many of your questions. If you think of anything I have missed, let me know so I can inform the other participants. Enjoy crocheting those hats!

  1. Cancer Challenge Introduction, what is it, click HERE.
  2. What type of hat should I make, what sizes and where should I get the patterns, click HERE.
  3. What type of yarn is recommended for the hats, click HERE.
  4. Where should I donate my hats, click HERE.
  5. A fun “start early” project you can add to your hats, click HERE.
  6. Challenge others to join and more fun information, click HERE.

Day 13: Cancer Challenge – Ambassador Crochet

Oh, and a Happy Saturday to you all! I am so excited for our Crochet Cancer Challenge design today. We have one of the prettiest prayer shawls I have seen: Hope Endures Prayer Shawl. I cannot wait to start working on mine. If you are just now joining, I am so excited to have you jump on board, if you want to read a little more about what the challenge is follow this link: HERE.

Cancer Challenge with Sweet Potato 3

Day 13: Pattern by Ambassador Crochet

Each designer is helping so much by giving away a premium crochet pattern for this charitable event. I want to make sure to acknowledge them and thank them for their talents so please be sure to visit their pages and say thank you or give them a little love by favoriting a design or two on Ravelry.

  • Ambassador Crochet Website: HERE
  • Facebook Page for Ambassador Crochet: HERE 
  • Ravelry shop for Ambassador Crochet: HERE
  • Find Ambassador Crochet on Etsy: HERE

Ambassador Crochet

Didn’t you love yesterday’s hat pattern? It is so beautiful and I am so touched because Kristine from Ambassador Crochet didn’t want to sponsor just 1 hat, she offered to sponsor 2 days! Ambassador Crochet designed the Hope Endures Prayer Shawl for our weekend switch up (non-hat pattern). This is such a lovely stitch and makes a beautiful shawl. The Hope Endures Prayer Shawl is made in a sports weight yarn. The pattern can be found in Ambassador Crochet’s Raverly shop, HERE.

  Hope Endures Prayer Shawl  Ambassador Crochet

Use Code: Cancer18

This code will be good on the Hope Endures Prayer Shawl pattern through Sunday October 14, 2018 and will allow you to get the pattern for FREE, but remember….

A Download = A Pledge

This is a very important part of the Crochet Cancer Challenge. If you download any of the patterns during this month and you use the code to receive it for FREE you are PLEDGING to donate a minimum of 1 hat to a Cancer Center/Patient.

Cancer Challenge Pledge

Add Labels to your hats

click HERE to get an printable sheet that has 8 of these tags on it.

Cancer Challenge Tag

More Links about the Cancer Challenge

The posts from the last couple weeks were full of information and should have answered many of your questions. If you think of anything I have missed, let me know so I can inform the other participants. Enjoy crocheting those hats!

  1. Cancer Challenge Introduction, what is it, click HERE.
  2. What type of hat should I make, what sizes and where should I get the patterns, click HERE.
  3. What type of yarn is recommended for the hats, click HERE.
  4. Where should I donate my hats, click HERE.
  5. A fun “start early” project you can add to your hats, click HERE.
  6. Challenge others to join and more fun information, click HERE.

Day 12: Cancer Challenge – Ambassador Crochet

We are rounding out our 2nd week of the crochet for Cancer Challenge and have a very fun design, “Hope Lives Chemo Cap” for you today!  So the Cancer Challenge is near and dear to her. If you are just now joining, I am so excited to have you jump on board, if you want to read a little more about what the challenge is follow this link: HERE.

Cancer Challenge with Sweet Potato 3

Day 12: Pattern by Ambassador Crochet

Each designer is helping so much by giving away a premium crochet pattern for this charitable event. I want to make sure to acknowledge them and thank them for their talents so please be sure to visit their pages and say thank you or give them a little love by favoriting a design or two on Ravelry.

  • Ambassador Crochet Website: HERE
  • Facebook Page for Ambassador Crochet: HERE 
  • Ravelry shop for Ambassador Crochet: HERE
  • Find Ambassador Crochet on Etsy: HERE

Ambassador Crochet

Today’s pattern was designed by Kristine from Ambassador Crochet. Kristine has supported our efforts in the Cancer Challenge ever since it’s beginning. I appreciate all her help and amazing designs she has offered. This year’s, Hope Lives Chemo Cap, is fabulous. The Cap is designed with extended single crochets which creates a nice thin fabric, perfect for Chemo Caps. The Hope Lives Chemo Cap pattern comes in sizes from Infant up to Adult. It is made using worsted weight yarn and works up pretty quick . The Hope Lives Chemo Cap pattern can be found in Ambassador Crochet’s Raverly shop, HERE.

Hope Lives Chemo Cap  Ambassador Crochet

Use Code: Cancer18

This code will be good on the Hope Lives Chemo Cap pattern through Sunday October 14, 2018 and will allow you to get the pattern for FREE, but remember….

A Download = A Pledge

This is a very important part of the Crochet Cancer Challenge. If you download any of the patterns during this month and you use the code to receive it for FREE you are PLEDGING to donate a minimum of 1 hat to a Cancer Center/Patient.

Cancer Challenge Pledge

Add Labels to your hats

click HERE to get an printable sheet that has 8 of these tags on it.

Cancer Challenge Tag

More Links about the Cancer Challenge

The posts from the last couple weeks were full of information and should have answered many of your questions. If you think of anything I have missed, let me know so I can inform the other participants. Enjoy crocheting those hats!

  1. Cancer Challenge Introduction, what is it, click HERE.
  2. What type of hat should I make, what sizes and where should I get the patterns, click HERE.
  3. What type of yarn is recommended for the hats, click HERE.
  4. Where should I donate my hats, click HERE.
  5. A fun “start early” project you can add to your hats, click HERE.
  6. Challenge others to join and more fun information, click HERE.

Day 8 – Cancer Challenge – Accessorize This Designs

And here we go again! With it being Monday, we are starting week 2 of the Crochet Cancer Challenge. We have an amazing line up today featuring Accessorize This Designs. If you are just now joining, I am so excited to have you jump on board, if you want to read a little more about what the challenge is follow this link: HERE.

Cancer Challenge with Sweet Potato 3

Day 3: Pattern by Accessorize This Designs

Each designer is helping so much by giving away a premium crochet pattern for this charitable event. I want to make sure to acknowledge them and thank them for their talents so please be sure to visit their pages and say thank you or give them a little love by favoriting a design or two on Ravelry.

  • Facebook Page for Accessorize This Designs: HERE 
  • Ravelry shop for Accessorize This Designs: HERE

Accessorize This Designs

Todays pattern was designed by Sara from Accessorize This Designs. Sara has been a part of the Cancer Challenge for the last few years, she jumps on board without hesitation each year! What a joy to work with Sara, and her amazing Logan Hat that she designed this year is just as amazing. The Logan Hat comes in sizes from toddler up to Adult and is made using a Bulky weight yarn. I love the built in swirl design in the spiked stitches on the Logan Hat. You can find this pattern HERE.

Logan Hat

Logan Hat Samples

Use Code: Cancer18

This code will be good on the Logan Hat through Sunday October 14, 2018 and will allow you to get the pattern for FREE, but remember….

A Download = A Pledge

This is a very important part of the Crochet Cancer Challenge. If you download any of the patterns during this month and you use the code to receive it for FREE you are PLEDGING to donate a minimum of 1 hat to a Cancer Center/Patient.

Cancer Challenge Pledge

Add Labels to your hats

click HERE to get an printable sheet that has 8 of these tags on it.

Cancer Challenge Tag

More Links about the Cancer Challenge

The posts from the last couple weeks were full of information and should have answered many of your questions. If you think of anything I have missed, let me know so I can inform the other participants. Enjoy crocheting those hats!

  1. Cancer Challenge Introduction, what is it, click HERE.
  2. What type of hat should I make, what sizes and where should I get the patterns, click HERE.
  3. What type of yarn is recommended for the hats, click HERE.
  4. Where should I donate my hats, click HERE.
  5. A fun “start early” project you can add to your hats, click HERE.
  6. Challenge others to join and more fun information, click HERE.

Week 1: Cancer Challenge Last Chance

We are wrapping up the first week of the 2018 Crochet Cancer Challenge. Thank you all so much for all you have done so far. Today I want to give you all one last chance to grab any of the patterns you may have missed this week. If you are just now joining, I am so excited to have you jump on board, if you want to read a little more about what the challenge is follow this link: HERE.

Cancer Challenge with Sweet Potato 3

Below I will showcase each days design, just click on the image if you missed one and use the same code that was featured all week (or that is posted later in this blog post).

Autumn Breeze Beanie Pattern by Sweet Potato 3

Cancer Challenge 2018

Le Mecha Beanie Pattern by The Firefly Hook

Amelia Hat Pattern by IraRott Designs

Cancer Challenge

Masha Hat Pattern by Muki Crafts

Cancer Challenge

Mod Mismatch Hat Pattern by Blackstone Designs

Cancer Challenge

Life’s Bump Afghan Pattern by Darcy’s Crochet Creations

Cancer Challenge

Use Code: Cancer18

The above code will be good on all the patterns listed above. BUT, only through the end of today, Sunday October 7, 2018 and will allow you to get the pattern for FREE, but remember….

A Download = A Pledge

This is a very important part of the Crochet Cancer Challenge. If you download any of the patterns during this month and you use the code to receive it for FREE you are PLEDGING to donate a minimum of 1 hat to a Cancer Center/Patient.

Cancer Challenge Pledge

Add Labels to your hats

click HERE to get an printable sheet that has 8 of these tags on it.

Cancer Challenge Tag

More Links about the Cancer Challenge

The posts from the last couple weeks were full of information and should have answered many of your questions. If you think of anything I have missed, let me know so I can inform the other participants. Enjoy crocheting those hats!

  1. Cancer Challenge Introduction, what is it, click HERE.
  2. What type of hat should I make, what sizes and where should I get the patterns, click HERE.
  3. What type of yarn is recommended for the hats, click HERE.
  4. Where should I donate my hats, click HERE.
  5. A fun “start early” project you can add to your hats, click HERE.
  6. Challenge others to join and more fun information, click HERE.

Day 5: Cancer Challenge – Blackstone Designs

We all made it through Friday-whoop, whoop!!!! Our crochet hooks have been working hard all week, so keep up the good work! Today I have a great design lined up that I am sure you will want to make many varieties to donate. If you are just now joining, I am so excited to have you jump on board, if you want to read a little more about what the challenge is follow this link: HERE.

Cancer Challenge with Sweet Potato 3

Day 5: Pattern by Blackstone Designs

Each designer is helping so much by giving away a premium crochet pattern for this charitable event. I want to make sure to acknowledge them and thank them for their talents so please be sure to visit their pages and say thank you or give them a little love by favoriting a design or two on Ravelry.

Blackstone Designs

Todays pattern was designed by Sonay from Blackstone Designs. Sonya has been a featured designer since I started this challenge 5 years ago, she has been a huge supporter so I want to give her a big shout out and say “thank you!”. Her adorable Mod Mismatch Hat is a cute design that you will love. Made in a #5 weight yarn the Mod Mismatch hat comes in sizes from preemie to adult.

Mod Mismatch Hat

Use Code: Cancer18

This code will be good on the Mod Mismatch Hat through Sunday October 7, 2018 and will allow you to get the pattern for FREE, but remember….

A Download = A Pledge

This is a very important part of the Crochet Cancer Challenge. If you download any of the patterns during this month and you use the code to receive it for FREE you are PLEDGING to donate a minimum of 1 hat to a Cancer Center/Patient.

Cancer Challenge Pledge

Add Labels to your hats

click HERE to get an printable sheet that has 8 of these tags on it.

Cancer Challenge Tag

More Links about the Cancer Challenge

The posts from the last couple weeks were full of information and should have answered many of your questions. If you think of anything I have missed, let me know so I can inform the other participants. Enjoy crocheting those hats!

  1. Cancer Challenge Introduction, what is it, click HERE.
  2. What type of hat should I make, what sizes and where should I get the patterns, click HERE.
  3. What type of yarn is recommended for the hats, click HERE.
  4. Where should I donate my hats, click HERE.
  5. A fun “start early” project you can add to your hats, click HERE.
  6. Challenge others to join and more fun information, click HERE.