Worsted weight, 100% cotton, approx. 2 oz in any color of your choice. Have fun! Use scraps in many different colors as an option.
(Used for sample – Lily Sugar N’ Cream in Delft Blue.)
J (6.00 mm) hook
FPSC – front post single crochet: insert hook (from the front) around the post of the dc in the row below. If you are left handed, you will insert your hook from the left to right around the post. If you are right handed, you will insert your hook from the right to left around the post. Finish your single crochet as you would normally.
|sl st||slip stitch||FPSC||front post single crochet|
|hdc||half double crochet|
My Swiffer sweeper measures 10” x 4”. If you have a newer or older model, you can decrease or increase in multiples of three, just make sure to keep track of proper placement of the PFSC pattern in order to keep the wave stitch look.
Row 1: Ch. 35. Work dc into the 4nd chain from the hook. Dc in each ch across.
Row 2: Turn, ch 1. FPSC around the first 3 dc, (1 dc in next 3 dc, 1 FPSC in next 3 dc), repeat to end.
Row 3: Turn, ch 3 (counts as first dc). Skip first FPSC, dc in next 2 FPSC, (1 dc in next 3 dc, 1 dc in next 3 FPSC), repeat to end
Row 4: Turn, ch 3 (counts as first dc). Skip first dc, dc in next 2 dc, (1 FPSC in next 3 dc, 1 dc in next 3 dc), repeat to end.
Row 5: Turn, ch 3 (counts as first dc). Skip first dc, dc in next 2 dc, (1 dc in next 3 FPSC, 1 dc in next 3 dc), repeat to end.
Rows 6 – 9: Repeat Rows 2 – 5 once.
Row 10: Turn. sc around edges, spacing stitches evenly across each side, working 3
dc sc into each corner.
Row 11: Join to first sc with sl st, ch 2. hdc across to last sc before corner sc begins. If you have skipped row 10, your row 11 will read: Turn. Ch 2, hdc across in each dc.
Row 12: Turn, ch 2 (counts as first hdc). hdc across to end, working last hdc into ch 2 of last row.
Rows 13 – 14: Repeat Row 12 twice.
Row 15: Turn, ch 2 (counts as first hdc). Hdc in next 12 hdc (13 hdc made).
Row 16: Turn, ch 2, hdc across
Rows 17 – 20: Repeat Row 16 four times.
Row 21: Turn, sl st to opposite edge of swiffer to appropriate 13 stitches. Fasten off.
Row 1: Turn and attach yarn with sl st to opposite side (Row 1). Ch 2 (counts as first hdc), hdc in next 12 hdc (13 hdc total)
Rows 2 – 6: Repeat Row 16 five times.
Row 7: (Buttonhole row): Turn, ch 2 (counts as first hdc), hdc in next 5 hdc, ch 1, skip next hdc, hdc in next 6 hdc.
Row 8: Turn, ch 2 (counts as first hdc), hdc in next 5 hdc, hdc in ch-1, hdc in next 6 hdc. Fasten off.
Sew the button in the 2nd row of the cover base. Slip on to your cleaner, button, and enjoy!
Here is a rough drawing of what your cover will look like before attaching it to your cleaner for use.