July Fourth Knitting Sunglasses Pouch

A quick and easy July fourth project to protect your sunglasses.

Skill Level | Easy
Finished Size | 7″ x 3″

Don’t let your sunglasses get scratched at the bottom of your purse anymore. Knit up a cute little pouch in festive red, white and blue colors this summer. You can have it done in less than two hours!

If you’re looking for a quick and easy Fourth of July knitting project, you’re in the right place. Our Fourth of July knitting sunglasses pouch works up in less than two hours and with very little yarn. It features the garter stitch for great stretch and texture. It also makes it doable for beginner knitters.

With this project you’ll get to practice knitting stripes as well as how to pick up and knit on garter stitch. The recommended yarn, Feels Like Butta from Lion Brand, is incredibly soft and great for keeping your sunglasses scratch-free but you can substitute with any medium weight yarn in your stash.

Before you begin, review this page entirely so you understand the full scope of the project. We have a list of recommended supplies and abbreviations here on this page as well as written instructions and a tutorial to walk you through our July Fourth Knitting Sunglasses Pouch step-by-step.

  • Approx 45 yds; Lion Brand Feels Like Butta Yarn
  • Color A: 19 yds Red
  • Color B: 19 yds White
  • Color C: 7 yds Royal Blue
  • US 8 Knitting Needle
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors

  • CO Cast On
  • K Knit
  • PUAK Pick Up and Knit
  • St(s) Stitch(es)
Finished Size

7″ x 3″


10 sts x 19 rows = 4″
worked in garter stitch

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You’ll find the full pattern for free here on this page. However, if you’d like a PDF version of this pattern to print or save for offline use, you can purchase it from our PDF shop.

Striped Panel

With A, CO 30.

Rows 1-52: K all sts.

Work stripe pattern as follows:

  • Rows 1-5: Color A
  • Rows 6-11: Color B
  • Rows 12-17: Color A
  • Rows 18-23: Color B
  • Rows 24-29: Color A
  • Rows 30-35: Color B
  • Rows 36-41: Color A
  • Rows 42-47: Color B
  • Rows 48-52: Color A

Row 53: Work a standard knitting bind off.

Blue Stripe

Row 1: With color C, pick up and knit 38 sts.

Rows 2-11: K all sts.

Row 12: Work a standard knitting bind off.


Step 1: With right side facing, fold your panel in half (with blue stripe to outside of pouch).

Step 2: Using yarn needle and yarn, sew up the side and bottom opening (along the striped side, not the blue side).

Step 3: Weave in your ends and turn right-side out.

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