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How to make your own crocheted / knitted reusable broom cover.

How to make your own crocheted / knitted reusable broom cover.
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Everybody that has a Swiffer type sweeper know how convenient and easy they are! However, buying refills can be very expensive and wasteful. We have the perfect solution; a reusable broom cover that is crocheted or knitted! That is really a super economical way to clean floors!

You will only need a little yarn and it is easy to machine-wash! A great gift idea that can be given to a family member or friend!

Option 1

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You can find the free pattern on Fave Crafts

Materials

  • Yarn (1 ball)
  • Crochet Hook: Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) 

Instructions

Main Piece

  1. Ch 37.
  2. 1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch across. Turn. 36 sc.
  3. **2nd row: Ch 1. Working in back loop only of each sc, 1 sc in each sc across. Turn.
  4. Rep last row until work from beg measures 4 ins [10 cm]. Fasten off.**

Sides (you need to make 2)

  1. Ch 12.
  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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

Row 1: Knit

Row 2: Knit inside out
Row 3: Knit inside out
Row 4: Knit
So on for a height of 10.16 cm (4 inches). Then secure the stitches.

Cast on 14 stitches and do the same pattern again. Lock the stitches. Repeat this 2 times. Crochet or stitch together with a needle.

Option 2

Here is a video tutorial of a crochet pattern. if you are comfortable with the hook, you can easily follow and press pause when needed.

Option 3

You don't know how to crochet or knit?

Simply put on an orphan fleece sock! It also washes well in the machine! Haha!

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