Mop or Sweeper Cover Crochet Pattern
This crochet Swiffer sweeper cover is about to become your new best friend.
Instead of using disposable covers, crochet an economical reusable cover for your flat mop, sweeper or duster. The cover easily slips on and off for cleaning.
For the knit version of this cover, see the Mop Cover Knitting Pattern.
If you have a Swiffer or a similar sweeper, this is the perfect crochet pattern for you. A crochet Swiffer cover means less waste! You can make several crochet Swiffer pads and rotate washing them instead of throwing away so many disposable ones. This is a great easy project that will ultimately be an eco-friendly investment!
Be sure to use cotton yarn for your project as it will absorb well. Do not use acrylic as it won't absorb as well and may even melt if you throw the crocheted Swiffer cover in the dryer! Of course, find more information below about this exciting crochet project.
Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
- Yarn: Lily® Sugar’n Cream Ombres (56.7 g/2 oz/ 86 m/95 yds) #00133 (Shaded Denim) 1 ball
- Crochet Hook: Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
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1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch across. Turn. 36 sc.
**2nd row: Ch 1. Working in back loop only of each sc, 1 sc in each sc across. Turn.
Rep last row until work from beg measures 4 ins [10 cm]. Fasten off.**
Sides (make 2).
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch across. Turn. 11 sc.
Rep from ** to ** as for Main Piece.
Join Sides to Main Piece: Place 1 Side at each end of Main Piece and pin outer edges tog. With RS facing, join yarn with sl st in any corner. Ch 1. Work 1 row of sc around outer edge (through both thicknesses of Side and Main Piece at each end), working 3 sc in each corner. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Note: Slip each end around the dusting tool’s base. When one side is soiled, flip the side pockets inside-out and use the opposite side to keep cleaning! The ridge stitch design helps trap dirt.
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