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I have been addicted to designing knits since my first knitted creation, a sleeveless, cabled dress, was such a hit with my Barbie dolls. Quite a few decades have passed since then, and I am as ...

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Clean Sweep Sweeper Cover

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Clean Sweep Sweeper Cover
Clean Sweep Sweeper Cover Clean Sweep
Clean Sweep Sweeper Cover Clean Sweep - Smocking Stitch detail
Clean Sweep Sweeper Cover Clean Sweep - with contrasting trim

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Little bit of sewing - running stitch or slip-stitch crochet joining method (instructions included)

Pattern Description:

The Clean Sweep floor-sweeper cover is an eco-friendly and portable project that is a useful alternative to the ubiquitous dishcloth. It is knit out of a machine-washable, 100% cotton yarn. Designed to slip on and off a swiveling floor-sweeper, Clean Sweep is fun and quick to knit. It replaces the expensive throw-away cloths, cleans the floor and can then be washed and ready again for action.


20 sts /29 rows = 4"/10cm in St st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 10"/25.5cm x 4.5"/11.5cm (16.75"/42.5cm x 5"/12.5cm) Floor Sweeper


  • 100% cotton yarn, 130(180) yards
  • Optional - contrast yarn - Approx. 5 (10) yards -
  • Needles - US 7 (4.5 mm)
  • Optional - Crochet Hood - US H (5 mm) - for slip-stitch crochet joining

You Will Also Need:

  • 4 stitch markers
  • Yarn needle

Suggested yarn:

130 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knit Picks Dishie