Crayon Tissue Box Cover by Nicole Riley

Crayon Tissue Box Cover

July 2017
Aran (8 wpi) ?
4 stitches and 4 rows = 1 inch
in single crochet
5.0 mm (H)
300 - 400 yards (274 - 366 m)
Fits a tissue box with dimensions: 9 x 4.75 x 3.5 inches
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This Crayon Tissue Box Cover is super easy to make, even for a beginner as all you need to know is how to chain, make a sc’s, and the surface crochet (like a chain just on top of a crocheted piece).

This is a perfect Back-To-School teacher gift or even for teacher appreciation week.

You will need:

  • Caron simply soft in black, royal blue and soft blue (1 skein each) -> royal blue will be called color A (for the darker color) and soft blue will be color B (for the lighter color)
  • 5.0mm hook
  • scissors
  • tapestry needle
  • polyfill Tissue box with the dimensions: 9 x 4.75 x 3.5 inches

Final size of the Crayon Tissue Box Cover:

21 x 5.5 x 3.75 inches


4 sc x 4 rows = 1 square inch

Stitches used:

single crochet (sc)
invisible single crochet decrease (inv sc dec = sc dec in the front loop only instead of both loops)
surface crochet