Crochet a Kindle Tablet Cover - Free Crochet Pattern

You can crochet an easy Kindle case or cover for any new Kindle Fire HD, any other Kindle device, or any tablet with the free crochet patterns on this page. They can make a nice gift for someone who already owns a Kindle, or to give with a Kindle or tablet you are giving as a gift.

I purchased a new 7" Kindle Fire HD just a few days before Hurricane Sandy devastated the northeast. We lost power for 10 days, so until I could play with my new Kindle, I did a lot of crocheting. At this 2018 update I have owned the Kindle Fire 10 for about a year. 

I love to crochet and decided to make a case for my Kindle rather than buy one right away with an easy and free kindle cover pattern. Let me share with you what I found.

Pictured is the simple cover that I made.

The Kindle cover crochet pattern I used is done in the round

Though there are some fancy free crochet patterns on this
page, I wanted something basic and simple. I had some Red Heart flecked yarn that was perfect for what I wanted to make.

I will provide a link to a PDF of the pattern for download in a bit, but to get you started, here are the items you need and the adjustments I made:
Yarn: Suggested – Hayfield Bonus Aran yarn – approx 75yds. I used Red Heart Frosty Green Fleck but any color will do. You can also use a combination of leftover yarns. Hook size 4mm. I used a G/6 4.25 mm hook Button Large button (3cm diameter) Finished size: 7″ x 4.5″ – The pattern provided is for a smaller Kindle, I adjusted the size so that my finished cover measures 8″ x 5 1/2″ and will tell you how to do that in the can be adjusted to any size. Gauge: 15sts 20 rows = 4″ in single crochet – I used the Kindle itself as a guide for size
Starting Chain: 17 stitches – Adjust this according to the size of the Kindle or tablet you are making a cover for by simply holding the chain along the bottom edge of your device. Don’t stretch it when measuring this way or your cover will be too tight.
Round 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 14 ch stitches, 3sc in last ch stitch to turn the corner, 15 sc in back loops of chain, 3sc in final ch stitch (36) – The count will be different depending upon the size of the cover you are making, but the pattern instructions are easy enough to adjust.
After you do a couple more rounds as instructed in the pattern, make sure you have the size right by slipping the start of your cover onto the bottom edge of your Kindle or Tablet. It is such an easy pattern that it isn’t a problem to undo the rounds and increase or decrease the chain if the fit isn’t right.
Pattern Links: Here is the link to the PDF of the free Kindle Cozy Crochet pattern, and here is a link to the site where I found the free Kindle crochet pattern.

Videos: Crochet a Kindle, Ipad, Nook, Netbook or Tablet Cover

Helpful measuring information is provided

The crocheted Kindle cover in the video is a little more involved than the one I made, but fun!

Click the this tablet crochet pattern video tutorials link to find more videos on how to crochet covers for your Kindle or tablet. 

The following patterns can be done for any Tablet or eReader

You will just increase or decrease the number of stitches in the chain or starter row in the pattern as described in the pattern above, and the number of rows to match your device.
Remember that it's important not to stretch the chain when you measure it against the kindle or the cover may be too tight depending upon the pattern.

Floral Kindle Nook eReader Tablet free crochet pattern

by Apple Blossom Dreams

This lovely free crochet pattern and instructions can be found by clicking Kindle Crochet Cradle.
Look along the right of the web page, you will find links for step by step instructions. 

Two-button closure case or cover free crochet pattern

by Little Birdie Secrets

This is a nice easy pattern that uses single crochet, double crochet and moss stitches while making the crochet cover.

Stitches are explained with step by step pictures and instructions at Nook or Kindle Case Crochet Pattern.

Crochet this brightly colored Kindle Case with your favorite bright colored yarn 

by Sidetracked Artist

Here is a cheerful Kindle, Nook, or Tablet crochet cover.
Like the others on this page, it is quite easy, done with a K hook.

For complete instructions and information, click Crochet Kindle Case.

Free Crochet Pattern for a case or sleeve for your favorite digital reader 

by Lion Brand

You will be asked to register with Lion Brand, and who of us who crochet hasn't done that yet?

This is another easy pattern.
It uses an I-9 crochet hook, crochet sewing needles and your favorite yarn.

Click Digital Tablet Cozy go to the site. It is a Lion Brand pattern so you will be asked to register with them if you haven’t already. Most of us who love to crochet have already enjoyed many of their patterns.

Pretty in pink crochet pattern for kindle, tablet or nook 

by The Crafty Flamingo

This case is a pretty feminine kindle or tablet cover.

It requires an H crochet hook, crochet needle, a button and worsted weight yarn.

I love the pretty pattern on this one.

Click pink eReader Case to find the pattern.

Very easy single piece free Kindle Nook or Tablet cover crochet pattern

by Wildknitter - click image for pattern 

This pattern is done with an L/8.00mm hook, yarn and needle to sew up sides.
It is simply a strip that you crochet to the width of your kindle, nook or other tablet and sew up the sides leaving a flap to cover the device. Do read the instructions for proper measurement.

Are You Looking for a Set of Crochet Hooks?

This is the set that I purchased

The hooks are made of aluminum and steel, you are not seeing the large selection of smaller silver steel hooks in this picture. 

They are all in a zipper case, when you open you see these hooks on one side of the case, and many smaller sized silver hooks on the other side of the case.

For those who would rather Buy a Kindle Cover

Here is one example

You will find many other choices and sizes if you click this Kindle Cover link.

Be sure to read all of the specifications carefully, as there are differences in the sizes depending upon the device you own.

Thank you for visiting today. 

If you have any questions about the Kindle and Tablet cover crochet patterns, please feel free to ask in the comment field below. Your comment will be approved and responded to within a day or two, so be sure to set it so you receive notice of the response or follow this blog. 

Updated 8/21/20


  1. A crocheted Kindle cover would be really awesome! Thank you for sharing your pattern as well as the additional featured pattern links.

    1. You're welcome Cynthia, I'm always happy to add other links if people have tablet crochet covers to share.

  2. I really like the idea of a handmade cover which can be personalized. I love the sage color you chose for your crochet Kindle cover.

    1. Thank you, greens are my favorite color group so I was drawn to the color.

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  4. I love your handmade Kindle covers blog, Claudia. It looks sharp.

    1. Thank you, Susie, I'm happy you stopped by to enjoy. If you ever crochet, it's really easy to make.

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  6. Thank you for the pattern. I made it while traveling from WV to VA. I would have appreciated stitch counts at the end of the first few rounds though -been a while since I've crocheted. I also did a sc around the perimeter of the flap since it looked quite messy without them. All in all a good pattern that turned out cute.

    1. Oh I'm sorry, but I'm glad that in the end it turned out cute. It has been a very long time since I've crocheted this, and I don't have a stitch count.