Duster or Mop Cover
Knit a reusable and thus more economical cover for your duster or flat mop with this knitting pattern from Lily Sugar n' Cream. The cover can easily be taken off for cleaning. For the crochet version of this cover, see the Mop Cover Crochet Pattern.
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- Yarn: Lily® Sugar’n Cream Stripes (56.7 g/2 oz/ 86 m/95 yds) #21712 (Lime Stripes) 1 ball
- Kniting Needles: Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
Tension: 20 sts and 26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.
Cast on 42 sts.
**1st row: (RS). Knit.
2nd and 3rd rows: Purl.
4th row: Knit.
Rep last 4 rows for pat until work from beg measures 4 ins [10 cm]. Cast off.**
Sides (make 2).
Cast on 14 sts.
Rep from ** to ** as for Main Piece.
Join Sides to Main Piece: Place 1 Side at each end of Main Piece and sew outer edges tog.
: 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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