Crochet Tutorial: Cell Phone Case with Secret Pocket

Why not leave your wallet at home? You have everything you need for a night out with this handy cell phone case with secret compartment to conceal money, credit cards and an ID. Made with an attractive flower design, this case can hold any Android device or iPhone. Take it to the beach, or the club, or a concert instead of taking a bulky purse along. This gives you so much convenience! Whether you’re making one for yourself, as a gift, or selling them in your shop, enjoy making this cell phone case and sharing your creativity!

Cell Phone Case

Cell Phone Case Backside

Cell Phone Case Front


Designed by Nadia Fuad
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You may sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my name and Etsy Shop (YARNutopia).
Please do not copy and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.
-Red Heart Super Saver Medium (worsted) weight yarn:
   Scraps in Jade, Shocking Pink, Medium Thyme, Carrot, and Aran
-Button of any size
-Size H-5.00mm and G-4.25mm Hook
-Yarn Needle
Special Stitches:
Ch: chain
Sl st: slip stitch
DC: Double Crochet
HDC: half double crochet
HDC2TOG: Half-double crochet decrease
FPHDC: Front Post Half Double Crochet
BPHDC: Back Post Half Double Crochet
Sc: single crochet
RS: Right Side
WS: Wrong Side
Special Instructions:
-My pattern will fit a phone that is 4 ¾” x 2 ½” It gives instructions on how to make it larger.
– Always start your rounds in the same stitch as your chain.
– Always join your rounds to the first stitch of the round, NOT the chain.
– Your last stitch should be in the stitch before your chain.
– Do NOT count the chain 2 as a stitch.
Follow along with this video to create your very own cell phone case:

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With H hook and Jade Yarn

Ch 11 (or however many you need to cover the bottom edge of your phone  +1)

Rnd 1: 2sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in each ch across until last ch, 3sc in last ch, turn work to work on opposite side of ch. Sc across. Sl st to first sc of round

Rnds 2-3: ch 1, sc in each st around (22) sl st to first sc of round

Rnd 4: ch 2, hdc in each st around, sl st in first hdc of round

Rnd 5: ch 2 *fphdc around first st of previous round, hdc in next, repeat from * around. Sl st to first st

Rnd 6: ch 2 *hdc in first st, fphdc around hdc of previous round, repeat from * around, sl st to first st.

Rnd 7-16 : Repeat rounds 5 & 6 (or for however long you need yours to be)

You will be working in Rows now:

Row 17: ch 2, turn, 1 hdc in each of the next 7 sts (or however many to center it on the back side), ch 2 turn

Row 18: hdc across

Row 19: hdc2tog, hdc across until the last 2 sts, hdc2tog, ch 2, turn

Row 20: repeat row 19

(Keep repeating row 19 until you have 3 sts left)

Row 21:  (Follow video instructions) hdc in first st, ch 1, skip middle st, 2hdc in last st.

Fasten off, sew in ends

Change color to Shocking Pink

Sc around flap and top rim of phone case.

Fasten off and weave in ends.


Secret Pocket:

Same for all size phone cases

With Jade and H-5.00mm hook
ch 8

Row 1: in the 2nd ch from hook hdc and across, ch 2, turn

Row 2: *hdc in first st, fphdc in around next st, repeat from * across, ch 2, turn

Row 3: *bphdc around first st, hdc in next st, repeat from * across, ch 2, turn

Rows 4-10 :repeat rows 2 & 3 or until your piece measures 3.5 inches tall (End with Row 2)

ch 1 an sc around entire piece with RS facing you. Sl st to first sc and fasten off with long tail for sewing.

Sew to case, sew button to outside of this secret pocket, and button flap closed


Flower on Back:

With G-4.25mm hook and Medium Thyme

Ch 3

Rnd 1: 11 dc in 3rd ch from hook, sl st to first ch 2 and fasten off (12 DC) change color to Carrot

Rnd 2: With Carrot, sl st to any dc from round 1, ch 1, 2sc in same st, 2sc in each st around, fasten off (24 sc) Change color to Aran

Rnd 3: With Aran, sl st to any sc from round 2, *skip next st, 5dc in next st, skip next st, sl st in next st, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sl st of round. (6 petals made)

Fasten off with long tail. Sew to back of phone case.


Teacher: Nadia Fuad
Video and Editing: Fuad Azmat

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