Learn how to make this simple easy mop cover crochet pattern for your swifter style mop head for an eco friendly, self sufficient cleaning pad alternative to the harsh chemical single use disposable pads.
To keep busy while sick and stuck indoors My grandmother started knitting crochet swifter covers. Honestly, I’ll never go back. This is one of those easy self sufficiency switches you can make at home to save money and cross another thing off your shopping list.
In this post I’ll share with you this easy beginner crochet pattern straight from my grandmother.
Easy Mop Cover Crochet Pattern
This easy mop over crochet pattern is the perfect solution to having clean floors without having to buy those expensive refills. It's also a great idea to stock up on these for your cleaning closet. They also make great gifts for new home owners.
I suggest making your own homemade floor cleaner spray to either spray your floors or spray on the cloth with. A mix of water, vinegar and thieves oil is my go to for having sparkling clean floors without worrying about the health of my family.
If you have super dirty floors then you'll need the free recipe below!
But honestly, these laminate floors are pretty good at hiding the mess of our daily life with two toddlers and a busy homestead.
This is the perfect way crochet pattern to use up your yarn stash. Really any stitch or yarn will work but I do suggest only using scrubby style yarn on tile or laminate in the bathroom for a deeper clean. I do suggest using a soft 100% cotton of hardworking.
130 yards of cotton yarn- best for all floor types including hardwood
4 mm crochet hook
Stitch markers to keep track of rows
Single stitch crochet 17 stitches
Repeat to make approximately 60 rows or until final work measures 4 inches by 10 inches
Using a Tapestry Needle, hand sew last 4 inches on both ends by turning over.