The silk recorder swabs are designed exactly like the flute and piccolo swabs. They are designed to be used with a cleaning rod. Instructions for use: 1. Remove top joint. 2. Slip pointed end of swab through the hole in the cleaning rod. 3. Cover the rod with the swab. 4. Push the rod through the bottom joint of the recorder and pull out the other end. 5. Push into the top joint and pull back out.