Bright Pencil Case

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Bright Pencil Case

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Pencils, pens, markers, crayons, and pencil crayons alike will stay inside this roll-up pencil case when tucked into the pockets and held in place by the horizontal strap. This case would also make great storage for crochet hooks and dpns.

Single Size
Approx 8 x 15" [20.5 x 38 cm].
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The materials for this project cost $23.87

Step 1:

Select your options


  • Single Size

Approx 8 x 15" [20.5 x 38 cm].

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Color A

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Red, 00095Edit Color

Color B

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Hot Orange, 01628Edit Color

Color C

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Sunshine, 00073Edit Color

Color D

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Hot Green, 01712Edit Color

Color E

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Robin's Egg, 01215Edit Color

Color F

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Hot Blue, 01742Edit Color

Color G

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Hot Purple, 01317Edit Color

Color H

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Grape, 00071Edit Color

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm

Materials not included in this kit:

Fabric for lining approx 17 x 20" [43 x 51 cm].

Sewing thread.

Matching embroidery floss.

Elastic ¾" [2 cm] wide x 16” [40.5 cm] long.

The materials for this project cost $23.87


K = knit

P = purl

rep = repeat

RS = right side

Sl1Pwyif = Slip next stitch purlwise with yarn at front.

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions


Approx 8 x 15" [20.5 x 38 cm].


Pencil Case
Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Color A Red (00095) 1
Color B Hot Orange (01628) 1
Color C Sunshine (00073) 1
Color D Hot Green (01712) 1
Color E Robins Egg (01215) 1
Color F Hot Blue (01742) 1
Color G Hot Purple (01317) 1
Color H Grape (00071) 1
Approx 8 x 15" [20.5 x 38 cm]. Makes approx. 7 pencil cases.


20 sts and 26 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking stitch.


Stripe Pat: Work 12 rows of each color in the following sequence: A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H. These 96 rows form Stripe Pat.
With A, cast on 45 sts.
1st row: (RS). K1. *Sl1wyif. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: Purl.
3rd row: K1. *K1. Sl1wyif. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
4th row: Purl.
First 4 rows of Stripe Pat are complete.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep last 4 rows until all 96 rows of Stripe Pat are complete. Cast off.
Tie: With D, cast on 90 sts. Cast off.
Trim fabric lining to measure 16 x 19" [40.5 x 48 cm]. With sewing thread, sew lining to Pencil Case around perimeter, using a ½" [1 cm] seam allowance along top and sides. Fold bottom 2" [5 cm] of Case to WS to form pocket. With embroidery floss to match color of stripes, sew through all thicknesses from bottom to top of pocket along center line. Rep stitching 1" [2.5 cm] apart on both sides to form slots for pencils. Sew elastic in position (see picture). Stitch slots for pencils in same spots as for bottom pocket.
Optional: Color elastic with colored pencils to match colors of Pencil Case.
Place marker on Tie approx 6" [15 cm] from one end. Sew Tie at marker to outer end of Case as shown in photo, leaving long end of Tie to wrap around Case.