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Crochet AirPod Pouch Free Pattern & Video Tutorial

Holiday in the Sun Crochet Series

Welcome to Part Two of our Holiday Crochet Series! If you enjoyed creating your crochet sunglasses case in Part One, you're going to love today's project: a charming and practical crochet AirPod pouch. This little accessory is perfect for keeping your AirPods safe, stylish, and easy to find in your bag. Let’s dive in and add another lovely handmade item to your holiday crochet collection.


airpods with a colourful crochet case


Overview of the Series


In this three-part series, we will guide you through creating a chic sunglasses case, followed by a trendy AirPods pouch, and conclude with a luxurious eye mask. Each project is designed to be fun, easy to follow, and perfect for summer.  In part two I will provide you with everything you need and a free pattern to crochet a cute AirPod pouch.



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Free Crochet Airpod Pouch Pattern


This pattern combines the classic charm of the granny circle motif with the functionality of a protective case.  This pouch is so quick and easy to make, you won’t stop at just one.  The project is small and portable making this a great choice for some holiday hooky.  Make them for all your friends.


Whether you are a novice or have years of experience under your belt, this tutorial will guide you through the process of crocheting the Granny Chic AirPod Pouch.  We will start by taking a look at the essential tools and equipment needed to crochet this cute case, the stitches and techniques used and cover troubleshooting tips and tricks too.


colourful crochet cases for airpods

Is This Pattern Suitable For Beginners?


A beginner that is confident with the basics can easily master this pattern, as it uses only simple stitches and techniques.  Crocheting two pieces together may be new to you, but the video tutorial is there to give you that extra guidance you need for a successfully finished project.



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Materials and Tools Needed


Before you get started you will need a few basic materials. The yarn, the heart of your creation, comes in various textures and colours; choose one that highlights your own personal style. Cotton yarn is recommended for this project. 


A smaller hook than normal is used to create a stiff dense fabric, to help protect your AirPods.  Don’t forget essential accessories like scissors, and a tapestry needle for sewing in ends.  While not essential stitch markers can help keep track of stitches.


Exploring the Granny Circle Pouch Pattern


We will begin with making a ring to work our first stitches into, and then crochet in rounds to form the flower petals using double crochet stitches. Groups of stitches worked  into the same place are known as clusters (or granny clusters). Both pieces will then be joined together and a cute closure added.


Before we begin let's look at the basic stitches we will be using -

  • Single crochet:  Insert hook into stitch and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through all loops
  • Double crochet: Yarn over, insert hook into stitch and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through 2 loops, yarn over pull through 2 loops


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AirPod Pouch Video Tutorial 


A video tutorial is provided for visual learners.  It will show you step by step, how to crochet the motifs, how to crochet the two sides together and finally adding a closure loop to your project.  Follow along with the video, pause, slowdown or rewind and rewatch as needed.



Granny Chic AirPod Pouch

Materials 

Cotton Yarn Aran / Worsted weight in 2 colours

4mm hook

Darning needle


Gauge

Not essential for this project


Difficulty

Easy - medium


Abbreviations US Terms (UK conversion)

sc- single crochet (double crochet)

dc - double crochet (treble crochet)

ch - chain

sl st - slip stitch

st(s) - stitch(s)

sp(s) - space(s)

gcl - granny cluster

mc - main colour

cc - contrast colour


About the Yarn


Cases pictured were crocheted in -

  • Drops Paris, which is a wonderfully versatile Aran weight yarn.  Drops Paris comes in 50g balls in many appealing colours.  Each ball is 75 metres (82 yards).
  • Lily Sugar ‘n Cream  is 100% cotton, Aran weight yarn and each 57g ball has 86 metres (94 yards)

You can purchase the yarn here at The Wool Warehouse.  I often buy yarn from here and can thoroughly recommend them.  I am not affiliated with them in any way.


Or at Lovecrafts another one of my favourite places to buy yarn. (affiliate link)



Special stitches: 

  • Granny cluster - 3dc in same sp.  

Pattern Notes:

  • Read the whole pattern carefully before starting
  • US terms are used throughout
  • A smaller hook than usual is used to create a stiff dense fabric
  • Ch3 at the start of a round counts as dc
  • In rounds 2, and 3 stitches are placed in the spaces between the groups of stitches from the previous round
  • If you have never crocheted 2 pieces together before it is recommended to watch the video

Motif Pattern


With cc ch4 and join with sl st to form ring.


Round 1 ch3 (counts as dc), 11dc into ring, join with sl st to top ch3.  (12dc)


Round 2 sl st into sp between sts, ch3, dc in same sp, [2dc in next sp] repeat around, join with sl st to top ch3 and fasten off.  (24dc)


Round 3 join mc in any sp between groups of 2dc from previous round, ch3, 2dc in same sp, sk next 2 sts, gcl in next and every sp around, join with sl st to top ch3.  (12gcl)


Fasten off.


AirPod Case

  • Make 2 full motifs
  • Weave in ends


Joining & Closure loop

  • With front piece facing (choose one side for back and front), with sl knot on hook and cc join with sc to 1st dc of any gcl, sc in next 17 sts
  • Next hold both pieces together with right sides facing outwards, match both motifs so stitches are lined up correctly, stitch for stitch
  • In the next st sc through both pieces simultaneously and in each st around, join with sl st to 1st sc and fasten off
  • With wrong side facing and cc, join with sl st to last dc (from round 3) joined from previous step (in same st as sc join) 
  • Sc in next 6  sts, sc in sp between gcl, ch 30 (or more for a longer loop), sl st into the side of sc in gcl sp
  • Sc in each remaining st around, join with sl st to dc (from round 3) in same st as sc join from previous round

Fasten off and weave in ends


airpods with a colourful crochet case


Customization Ideas

Personalising your pouch adds a special touch. Here are some creative ideas to inspire you.


Colour Combinations

Experiment with different yarn colours to create a pouch that reflects your style. Try ombre effects, or solid colours to make your pouch unique.


Adding Embellishments

Consider adding small embellishments like beads, tiny crochet flowers, or embroidered designs. These touches add character and flair to your pouch, making it truly one-of-a-kind.


Common Mistakes and Fixes

  • Uneven Edges:  If your edges appear uneven, ensure you are crocheting with consistent tension and count your stitches regularly.
  • Loose Stitches:  Loose stitches can compromise the structure. Use a smaller hook size if your stitches are consistently loose.
  • Skipped Stitches:  Skipped stitches can leave gaps. Use a stitch marker to keep track of your place and double-check your work regularly.


FAQ

Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about the crochet AirPod pouch.


Can I Use Different Yarn Types?

Yes, you can experiment with different yarn types. However, ensure the yarn is not too stretchy or bulky to maintain the pouch's shape and fit. Cotton or cotton blends are good choices.


How Long Does It Take to Make?

The time required depends on your skill level and speed. Generally, it takes around an hour to complete the pouch, making it a perfect weekend project.


Is It Suitable for Other Devices?

While designed for AirPods, you can adjust the size to fit other small devices like earbuds, USB drives, or small trinkets. Simply modify the base diameter and height to accommodate different sizes.


Don’t Miss the Next Instalment


We’ve walked through creating a fun and cute crochet AirPod Pouch. Whether you're crafting for yourself or making thoughtful gifts, this project combines practicality with beauty, providing a safe haven for your AirPods.  Stay tuned for the Part Three of our Holiday Crochet Series, where we’ll create a soothing crochet eye mask pattern. Happy crocheting!



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