Breath of the Wild, fingerless Link gloves tutorial
So as I work on my costume for Link from Zelda: Breath of the Wild, it is time to remake my fingerless Link gloves. The first pair that I made for my Twilight Princess costume were made from leather gloves from Wal-Mart, but unfortunately they were only available around winter.
So the biggest concern with making these gloves was to prevent the stitching in the fingers from unraveling after cutting off the finger tips. But Mike made a pair of gloves for another costume a few months ago and solved that problem. You can purchase them <here>, or save some money and follow our tutorial. Without further ado, how to make:
What You’ll Need
1 pair of light color, leather gloves.
Scissors capable of cutting leather, or a good razor blade and straight edge
medium to dark leather dye
dye applicators (sponge brushes from Home Depot work too)
Fabric Glue (or super glue may work)
What Gloves to Buy.
One issue with the winter gloves from the Twilight Princess costume is that while incredibly soft, they weren’t very rugged. They looked broken in very quickly. I originally chose them because they were the correct color. This time though, I started with heavy duty work gloves from Home Depot. I purchased a set of gloves 2 sizes smaller than I normally wear. The glove fit the body of my hand well, but the fingers were too short. But that doesn’t matter, cause I am loping them off.
Gloves, size Ladies
So the most important thing is to choose a pair that fits your hand well, ignoring the fit of the fingers.
While I normally wear a size Large in gloves, in this case I made my gloves from a Small pair. Even these were too big for my sister, so we had to go with a more expensive pair of Deer kin gloves for her. They were size ladies. Which I guess is a size in our modern society…
Cutting off the fingers
Aradani has a very nice pair of leather scissors that makes short work of any leather, and gives a perfectly clean cut. Most likely you won’t own a pair of scissors that could cut through leather, so your best bet is most likely to use a sharp razor. Make sure its sharp, as you want a nice, clean cut.
I recommend that your first cut be way to short. Just cut off the tips of the fingers like in this picture. You don’t want to cut off too much!
If you look carefully at the glove on the right, you will see pen marks on the gloves. After cutting off the tips, I slipped the gloves on, and lightly marked on the gloves right under the second knuckles on each finger. By making the fingerless gloves stop below the knuckle, it makes the gloves much more comfortable and flexible.
The Second Cut
So in this image, you can see how much I cut off in the first cut, and then the additional amount that I cut off on the second pass. Also notice how short the pinky finger is. Most people’s first pinky knuckle lines up with the second on their ring finger, so that means the glove’s pinky will be much shorter!
Also, most hands aren’t symmetrical, so it is just easier and quicker to repeat the above steps for the second glove. Trust me.
Today is a Good Day to Dye
I recommend dyeing the gloves next. You can try and glue the stitching, but you run the risk of getting glue on the surface of the glove, which will then dye differently that the leather (sorta like wood glue and stain, though with woodworking, you usually have to use the glue first).
To achieve a nice color, I mixed two colors of Tandy’s Eco-Flo Waterstain. Aradani had a Medium Brown on hand, but it tends to dry very red, and light as well. Normally this is toned down with a nice layering of antiquing. But since I wasn’t planning on using antiquing, I went with a mix of Medium Brown and Black (approx. 70% brown, 30% black).
I applied the dye using a Wool Dauber, also found from Tandy. I wear nitrile gloves when working with leather dye. And after I good application of dye, I typically rub the leather with my gloved hand. This helps rub in the dye, as well as pop any bubbles or froth that is made by the dye (which will leave a funky pattern on the glove is if dries). You can continue rubbing in the dye with the dauber, but I find that usually continues to add additional dye to the leather, thus getting darker and darker. And for some reason, a non-porous surface (gloved hand) gives me better results.
Gluing the Stitches
So this is the step that really excited me in making these gloves. Rather than sewing up every single stitch, you simply glue them shut. I can attest to the problems involved to hand sew leather. Just use glue.
My brother recommended Super Glue, but I couldn’t get it to adhere the leather. Instead I used some fabric glue, specifically Beacon Fabri-Fix. It adheres pretty quickly, and dries solid overnight.
Carefully pry back the edge of the seam, put a small drop of glue, and squeeze gently. I glued all the stitches, and then just left the gloves overnight.
And that’s it! Here are some pictures of the Link gloves complete, and in action.
Front of gloves
Not the front of gloves. Oh yeah, the back
Why Do Fingerless Gloves Even Exist?
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Serious question: Why do fingerless gloves exist? And more importantly, why the hell are they so popular?
A few weeks ago, we found out they were the most-searched winter accessory on Amazon; and according to data from Google, between 10,000 and 100,000 people in the US search for “fingerless gloves” each month.
But honestly, why? Who are all these people desperate to find fingerless gloves? As winter gear designed to keep your extremities warm, gloves without fingers are just not adequate. They don’t cover the one part of your hand not already covered by your jacket. Aesthetically, they leave much to be desired, too — namely, the rest of their fingers.
Who told them they had to hold their hands like that?
Even in basic black, still not buying it.
I’ll admit to having a pair back when I was a heavy smoker (sorry, Mom), because it was actually near impossible to pull out a cigarette and light it while wearing a regular pair. (But does anyone even smoke anymore?) One of my coworkers conjectured that maybe it’s people who want to be able to use their smartphones while keeping at least part of their hands covered. But smartphone gloves have come a long way; they actually work the way they are supposed to now, and you can even buy some high-tech paint to turn all your gloves into touch screen-friendly gloves.
I’m not about to really tell you what you can or can’t be into, but if you’re one of these people searching the internet for fingerless gloves to buy, I do have a few suggestions I think you should consider! One, don’t. Two, quit smoking, if that’s why. And three, if you want them that bad, just cut the fingers off your gloves!
Another Simple Method for Ring Removal | Anesthesiology
To the Editor:–Rings on the fingers of surgical patients usually should be removed preoperatively. Although rings frequently can be removed by thorough lubrication around the ring or the string-wrap method, 1-37 R2-37sometimes we are unable to remove rings using these methods, and, in an emergency, it is necessary to use a ring cutter. We would like to introduce a new simple method for ring removal.
A finger part of a surgical glove cut off cylindrically is passed between the ring and the finger using small forceps as used for plastic surgery (Figure 1). The segment of the rubber beyond the ring is turned inside out and is pulled toward the fingertip with a twisting motion on the ring (Figure 2), thereby removing it.
This method has the advantage over the string-wrap method, which cannot be applied to burned, wounded, fractured, or inflamed fingers because of severe pain and the possibility of causing further damage to these fingers. 1-37 R2-37The digital nerves can be blocked, if necessary. In addition, the glove between the ring and the finger may protect the finger against electrical burn during surgery even if removal of the ring was not possible. With this method, we successfully managed five patients whose rings could not be removed either with lubrication using lidocaine lubricant or olive oil and the string-wrap method. We believe that our method is an alternative worth trying before the ring is cut.
Soichiro Inoue, M.D., Senior Resident of Anesthesiology.
Satoshi Akazawa, M.D., Associate Professor of Anesthesiology.
Hirokazu Fukuda, M.D., Instructor of Anesthesiology.
Reiju Shimizu, M.D., Professor and Chairman of Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, Jichi Medical School, Minamikawachi-machi, Kawachi-gun, Tochigi-ken, 329–04, Japan.
(Accepted for publication August 17, 1995.)
These Cut-Resistant Gloves to Protect Me From Slicing My Fingers
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What We Tested This Week: Dowellife Cut-Resistant Gloves
Who This Is Perfect for: People who aspire to wield sharp kitchen utensils without fear.
I know that nursing cuts, scrapes, and burns are par for the course for anyone who spends serious time slicing and dicing at their kitchen countertop. And though I don’t necessarily consider myself to be a clumsy person, my knife skills are probably not what they should be. I’ll spare you the gory details, but this year has been a rough one as far as kitchen-related crises are concerned — I’m definitely not trying to test how much more abuse my right thumb can take.
To take matters into my own hands (pun intended), I looked into Amazon Prime-ing myself some chain-mail gloves for enhanced digit protection, before realizing that without a dishwasher, they would be near impossible to clean. Luckily, the oh, so handy “You May Also Like” algorithm pointed me right to the highly rated Dowellife Cut-Resistant Gloves, and it’s true: I really do like them.
The Dowellife Cut-Resistant Gloves are made of high-density polyethylene (HDPE), which is the same type of plastic-derived material used in outdoor furniture, sails, rock climbing equipment, and awnings, and it also happens to be FDA-compliant (i. e., food-safe). These gloves are roughly $9 a pair and can be used to assist in anything from carving up a Thanksgiving turkey, to finely julienning a produce haul, to shucking oysters. Reviews for these gloves even tout their usefulness outside of the kitchen for quilting, fishing, and other hobbies that can be rough on the hands.
While I don’t wear these gloves every time I cook (and I usually just wear one of them on my dominant hand), I always, definitely, and without fail don them when I break out the mandoline slicer. The benefit of using a mandoline is having the ability to slice a lot of produce quickly and uniformly … which unfortunately increases the likelihood of kitchen accidents. The editors at Bon Appetit and Epicurious have also found this to be the case, leading to their own ringing endorsements of cut-resistant gloves.
I would like to point out here that cut-resistant does not mean cut-proof. Definitely do not try to cut or puncture these gloves while wearing them, as they are not indestructible! Though these rugged gloves have certainly spared me a few finger wounds, I still use extra caution during all of my meal prep in the kitchen.
Once I’m done with using these gloves, I’ll take them off and wash them with hot water and dish soap and hang them by their handy loop to dry off in my dish rack, or I’ll throw them right in the wash. I only use my gloves to slice raw veggies, but if you plan on using them to cut raw meat, hand-wash them thoroughly and then launder them ASAP.
If you’re extremely careful and cool-headed in the kitchen, you may not need the Dowellife Cut-Resistant Gloves. But if a few too many close calls have made you want to take protective measures before wielding sharp objects, then perhaps you actually should. At less than $10, they’re the cheapest insurance that I’ve been able to find.
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Goalkeeper Glove Cuts Explained — What’s The Best Type? – Top Goalkeeping
While you’re shopping around for the best pair of goalkeeper gloves there’s no doubt you’ll hear a lot about “glove cuts”. So what are goalkeeper glove cuts? And what type should you choose?
In a nut shell, goalkeeper glove cuts describe the way the materials — the latex palms and backhand — have been stitched together. It’s as simple as that.
Your glove cut can impact your level of comfort, flexibility and “feeling” of the ball. However, your chosen cut is largely a matter of preference. The trick is to experiment until you find the brand/cut combination that feels right for you.
In this post I’ll explain the various types of goalkeeper glove cuts, and what they’re designed to do.
£11.25 – £16.49 (Sizes 2-10)
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Glove Cut Features
- Flat Palm is a classic entry-level cut which emerged when goalkeeping gloves first hit the scene.
- Consists of one single piece of latex attached to the back of the glove, with stitched gussets in between the fingers and palm.
- Gussets are located on the outside, giving a loose feel around the hand (unlike Negative Cut gloves that are stitched on the inside).
- Usually do not come with a wrap-over thumb.
- The cheapest glove cut: typically commands a price tag in the region of £10-20.
Flat Palm gloves are easier to manufacture than the other, more modern, cuts featured in this post. Therefore they’re generally cheaper to buy and are best suited to those looking for “casual” goalkeeping gloves — for use in the playground, over the park, or as spares.
You’ll find Flat Palm gloves on the shelves at sports shops. If you decide to buy those ones, then be careful that you don’t overspend. Once you exceed the £20 price mark you’d be better off investing in more advanced — and better fitting — Roll Finger, Negative cut, or Hybrid cut gloves (read on to learn more).
While there are certainly some high-spec Flat Palm gloves on the market (usually with stylish squared-off fingers) fundamentally the design is simplistic. Flat Palm gloves are designed to maximise the surface area of the latex; not to stretch to the shape of your fingers, or to wrap around the contour of the ball. There’s better options.
£21.55 – £27.72 (Sizes 7 – 11)
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Glove Cut Features
- Roll finger goalkeeper gloves are traditional and highly popular.
- Latex is rolled/curved around the fingers which provides comfort and good feeling within the gloves.
- The backhand is attached to the palm without the use of gussets. Hence the name “roll finger”.
- Looser fitting than Negative cut gloves (or hybrids with Negative cut features).
- A reputable, well-liked cut: typically commands a price tag of £20+.
Roll Finger goalkeeping gloves have stood the test of time and are still worn by many goalkeepers today. Most importantly, they’re comfortable and provide excellent grip. They’re a wise choice for keepers who prefer a loose fit.
I particularly like the way most Roll Finger gloves are slightly arced, meaning that the latex palms wrap around the curvature of the ball and absorb the blow of powerful shots.
However, I find that the additional space created by the Roll Finger cut makes them feel a little bit “flappy” compared to Negative cut gloves (depending on the brand/size you buy). Additionally, the no-gusset design makes for a slightly more awkward shape around the fingertips.
So while the design is superior to the Flat Palm cut, the Roll Finger is still only my backup choice.
£29.97 (Sizes 4 – 11)£29.97 (Sizes 7 – 11)
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Glove Cut Features
- Negative cut goalkeeper gloves are modern and elegantly designed. They’ve become increasingly popular in recent years.
- Similar to Flat Palm gloves in that they use a single piece of latex attached to the backhand via gussets.
- Unlike Flat Palm gloves as the stitching for the gussets is inside the glove and can’t be seen from the exterior.
- Provides a tighter, more “natural” fit than other glove types, giving maximum control of the ball.
- A premium cut: typically commands a price tag of £25+.
Negative cut gloves offer maximum performance and comfort — which is precisely why we incorporated it into the design of the Rectrix 1. 0 GK Gloves. The overall grip is on-par with Roll Finger, but with some added benefits.
What I like most about the Negative cut is that it provides a fit that’s true to your hand & finger shapes, leaving very little excess (wasted) space inside the gloves. As a result your hands feel stronger, and more in control, than with Roll Finger or Flat Palm gloves.
In addition, the inside stitching has the effect of creating padding at the tips of your fingers — providing both protection and a smooth, firm surface to distribute the ball from. Whether you’re bowling the ball underarm, throwing it overarm, or tipping it over the bar, the Negative cut is versatile to any situation.
The only real downside to Negative gloves is that the inside stitching creates more tension in the latex, meaning this cut will wear slightly faster than Flat Cut or Roll Finger gloves.
£15.64 – £27.63 (Sizes 8 – 10)
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Glove Cut Features
- The Negative Roll cut is a modern Hybrid glove style that combines Negative cut and Roll Finger features to enhance comfort, fit and feel.
- Narrow design aims to provide improved flexibility and feeling.
- Fingers are rolled the same as with a Roll Finger cut, while the inside of the palm is stitched like a Negative cut.
- Provides an even tighter fit than standard Negative cut gloves.
- A premium cut: typically commands a price tag of £25+
In some respects the Negative Roll is the most advanced goalkeeping glove cut. It “moulds” to your hand rather than creating the usual “mit” shape associated with all other goalkeeping glove cuts.
However, for all it’s benefits I would argue that the narrow/tight design with spacing between the fingers creates less surface area — and therefore less latex contact on the ball — than standard Negative or Roll Finger gloves. Is it really worth it?
Regular Negative cut gloves are still my preference. The phrase “If it’s not broken, don’t try to fix it” springs to mind.
Many glove brands now focus on hybrid combinations such as the Negative Roll (which I’ll get onto). If you’re up for trying out this unique-looking cut, you’ll need to buy from a specialist goalkeeping brand (e.g. Precision).
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Glove Cut Features
- A “Hybrid” cut is simply a combination of different cuts. It does not refer to a specific glove type.
- Goalkeepers have the option of trying out different Hybrid cuts to determine one that suits their preference.
- Popular Hybrid cuts include Roll Finger-Negative or Flat Palm-Roll Finger combinations, seeking a “best of both worlds” glove (see GK Saver).
- Hundreds of different brand names are given to Hybrid cuts.
- A premium cut: typically commands a price of £30+ eue to additional manufacturing costs.
Hybrid options come at a higher price because they’re more difficult for goalkeeper brands to get right from a design & manufacturing perspective. But perhaps that extra investment is all worthwhile once you’ve truly found “the one”.
I’ve used Hybrid goalkeeping gloves in the past. My experience was entirely positive, and I enjoyed the fact that two of my favourite cuts (Negative and Roll Finger) had been merged into something unique and novel. But ultimately, did the Hybrid design really make an impact to my game?
Well… no more so than any other decent non-Hybrid cut I’d used, to be honest.
So remember that while your gloves can help you achieve more grip of the ball, no new cut variation will turn you into a better all-round goalkeeper. Once you start delving deep into Hybrids (and other expensive options), it’s diminishing returns from here on.
Before you take the plunge into a new brand, read their reviews. Also consider how long your gloves usually last, and what you can budget for throughout a season. Try different types until you find a glove cut & brand combination that strikes the right cost-to-performance balance for you. Then make sure you properly care for your gloves in order to prolong their lifespan.
Check out my Goalkeeper Glove Guide and Latex Grip Guide for more information.
How to Make Your Own Gloves (It’s Easy, I Promise!) – I Am Sew Crazy
If you think gloves are too hard to make, I dare you to try this easy method! In the tutorial, I start with a long-sleeved shirt, and end with a short-sleeved shirt and a matching pair of gloves. But any thin fabric that’s stretchy enough will work. You can also start with a t-shirt and cut the gloves out of the belly of the shirt, using the hem of the shirt as the cuff of the glove. The pattern we will be using is called YOUR HANDS!
I’ve got oddly long thumbs (don’t tell anyone), so the gloves that I buy never fit me very well. If I buy a size up, the thumb fits, but the fingers of the glove are too long. It hit me one day that if I selected my fabric carefully, making gloves really COULD be this easy. I tried it, and it worked very well. I’m including a variation for fingerless gloves (for using a touchscreen) in the last step.
Choosing the right fabric is important. If you have a T-shirt that’s part spandex, it will be perfect… but most women’s t-shirts are stretchy enough, and any stretchy knit that’s about as thick as a t-shirt will work. Thicker shirts (like sweaters) don’t work well because it just isn’t as comfortable to have thick fabric in between your fingers.
To figure out if the fabric you want to use is stretchy enough, hold the fabric with your hands 4 inches (10 cm) apart. Now move your hands apart, and make sure that the part in between your hands stretches easily to 8 inches (20 cm). If it does, it will work great for making these gloves! Woohoo!
Cut the sleeves off of the shirt so that it looks like a short-sleeved shirt. If you’d like, you can hem the shirt’s new, shorter sleeve, but the raw edges won’t unravel if you leave them as they are.
Take the sleeve pieces you cut off, turn them inside-out, and place your arm on top. Your fingertips should be pointing towards the edge you just cut, and your elbow should be near the end that used to be the cuffs. Spread your fingers apart a bit, so that you can trace all the way down to the base of each of your fingers.
Use a fabric-marking pen that contrasts with the fabric, and lean it against your arm to hold it steady. Tilt the marking pen, making the angle steep enough that it draws a line roughly 1/2″ (1.25 cm) away from your arm. Keep going until you pass your wrist, then gradually tip the pen so that it’s pointing almost straight up and down. (Your fingers are thinner than your arm, so you don’t need to leave as much extra room on the sides when you are tracing your fingers.) Check out the pictures above to see what I mean.
Now pin both layers of the sleeve together, using lots of pins. Pin on both sides of the line you drew.
Take the sleeve to the sewing machine and sew right on the lines you drew, using a very short stitch length (1.5 mm) and a size 11 ball-point needle. (Depending on where you live, the needle may also be called size 75, and might be referred to as a “stretch” needle.)
When you reach the bottom of each finger, sew a few stitches across the bottom of the V before turning and continuing on to the next finger. (So that your stitching lines at the base of each finger look like \../ instead of V.) This will make it easier to cut the gloves out, and they will also look and feel nicer once they’re turned right-side out.
Be sure to backtack (sew a few stitches in reverse) at the beginning and end of your seams to keep them from coming undone!
Now you can take all the pins out, and cut away the excess fabric, about 1/8″ (1/3 cm) from your stitching line.
Turn the gloves right-side out, and try them on!
If you want your fingertips free for texting or using a touchscreen, you can make a pair of fingerless gloves. For fingerless gloves, follow the previous directions, but only trace your hand up to the first joint of each thumb and finger. You’ll have two long seams, as well as one seam that looks like a fish hook, and three short seams shaped like the letter V. Be sure to backtack at the beginning and end of all those seams!
When you cut the gloves out, just make a cut straight across from the top of one stitching line to the top of the next line. Don’t worry about finishing the raw edges where you cut the gloves out. The fabric won’t unravel, and the gloves will be much more comfortable and easy to wear if you leave the edges raw.
And there you have it! If you make your own pair of gloves, be sure to leave a comment and let me know how it went!
Should Cutting The Palms Out Of Your Lacrosse Gloves Be Legal?
To cut the palms out of your lacrosse gloves or not? THAT is the question. For youth, high school and college players, the answer is an obvious and resounding, “NO”, but for post-collegiate players and pros, it’s a valid question. But the point I’ll be pressing in this post is that it might be time to look at this rule again, and see if it’s really still needed. The great debate focuses on cutting your palms out. Let’s get weird.
The first question some will ask (probably those who have never played with their palms cut out) is, “why on Earth would I ever do that?”. And unless you’ve experienced the sensation of palmless lacrosse, it’s a fair question. So we’ll go through a brief history of time. Or the People’s History Of The Lacrosse Glove Palm. You see, years ago the palms of lax mittens were made of leather, and nothing else. Some were soft, and wore through quickly. Others were rock hard, and wore in over time. And still others were the Goldilocks equivalent, in that they were soft and tough. But somewhere down the line, the palms always got ruined. Maybe it was mud, or rain, maybe it was just wear and tear. But eventually, the palms became unplayable, so we would simply cut most of them out.
You would cut a big old hole around the palm of your hand (in the palm of your glove, not your actual hand. duh.) and then probably tape up the fingers a bit to make sure your delicate extremities would still be protected, and the glove would stay in place. The thin old school leather gave a great feel to stickhandling, but nothing compared to the feeling like you didn’t have gloves on. And cutting the palms out got you that much closer. When I was in college, MOST gloves still had leather palms and one of our attackmen used to cut them out and then sew practice pinnie mesh in there instead. It was all about getting as close to the stick as possible.
Even back then (by rule) you still had to have palms in your gloves, but the worn leather was pretty close to a “hand on stick” feel. I’ve heard that the reason for mandatory palms is two-fold: 1) it was done to protect players. No one wanted to see a finger slip out of a glove and get shattered between colliding pieces of metal. 2) it was done so that players couldn’t slip their fingers out and thumb the ball.
Both of these were great reasons back in the day, but when I look at the game today, I just don’t know that it applies as much.
When synthetic palms came out, people started wearing through the palms of their gloves less quickly. The feel wasn’t quite the same as leather, but the longer lasting material proved to be the future of the sport. As this was happening, glove design technology and research was improving as well, and the result was tighter gloves, that fit closer to the hand, that also lasted longer. All of them were good equipment evolutions for the sport.
But now that gloves are so tight to the hand, the risk of a finger slipping out, even with cut out palms, has rapidly diminshed. It feels like you’re wearing a batter’s glove with some of the newer models, and I can happily say that whenever I try on a new pair of gloves, they never feel like they will slip off of my hands. The gloves are tight on the wrist, and don’t go anywhere.
24SevenLax cuts the palms out!
Also, the smaller profile of the glove makes it harder to cheat, and harder to hide sneaky fingers. They also offer less of a “wall of foam” protection, like the old L-33 and L-35 used to do, so players would feel much less safe poking a finger out to pinch the ball in their sticks.
Almost all the guys in the MLL cut out the palms of their gloves. The same is true in the NLL. When you go to post-collegiate events, a lot of those guys are playing with palmless gloves as well. Their fingers are still protected, and these guys are playing VERY phyiscal lacrosse, yet we see no injuries resulting from this practice. It makes me think lower levels of the game could use to allow this as well. The most imortant piece of equipment is a lacrosse player’s stick, so being able to connect with that stick more intimately is the key here. It would simply make the game a little easier to play, and would allow that much more skill and stickhandling to be showcased.
Who needs palms in their gloves? Not the MLL!
Photo courtesy LaxPower.com
I’m a fan of leather palms in general, and I’d love to see them make a comeback, but the fact stands that leather is simply expensive. And it still wears out faster than synthetic materials do, especially in the context of lacrosse glove palms. So in order to keep costs down, but keep elevating the level of play and skill, I would propose that in 2013, college players are allowed to cut their palms out. If it works at that level, high school lax could be brought under the umbrella by 2015, and youth could make the move whenever they felt like doing it, if at all.
There would have to be a lot of regulation I’m sure, but as long as none of the palm material from the fingers or thumb were cut out, I think it would be ok. Heck, the NCAA could even specify a size hole that can be cut and then the manufacturers could offer palms with diagrams showing maximum allowable cut lines. I don’t know the specifics of it, but it’s definitely doable. Now the only question is, does anyone else care enough to make it an issue?
How to cut your fingers on gloves
Mitts – fingerless gloves
Today, gloves with clipped fingers, called mitts, have become especially popular. If you have a phone with a touchscreen, fingerless gloves will be a real godsend for you in the fall and winter seasons. They perfectly protect your hands from the cold, and therefore become such a value from a practical point of view. If you don’t already own fingerless gloves, you can purchase them from a specialist store or you can make your own.Therefore, you just need to know how to cut your gloved fingers at home.
Necessary materials for cutting fingers on gloves
To cut fingers on gloves, you need to have the following materials and tools at hand:
- a pair of gloves;
How do I cut my gloved fingers?
Before you start cutting your fingers on gloves, you need to decide on the type of material from which the gloves are actually made.If you have an old pair of leather gloves, turn them to the wrong side just before cutting your fingers. It is worth paying attention to whether these gloves have a crawl-like lining. After that, it is recommended to put one of the gloves on your hand and make notes with chalk or a pencil where you plan to trim your fingers. Then you should leave 0.5-1 cm on each side so that you can hem the edges and you can confidently start cutting off excess material.
Having trimmed the fingers on the gloves, for a longer service life it is necessary to sew the trimmed edges while wearing gloves. This can be done with a thread and a thick needle that can pierce the skin. At the end, you need to make strong knots on the threads and you can use gloves.
How to cut fingers on knitted gloves?
Some difficulties may arise when converting knitted gloves into mitts. In order not to spoil the product, you need to have at least a small degree of practical crochet skills in order to correct the cropped gloves if something happens.Before cutting, as in the case of leather gloves, you should try on knitted gloves on your hands in order to cut everything correctly and without jambs. In the case of knitted gloves, leave 0.5-1 cm of material less than the length you need. Then you should remove the gloves from your hands and cut your fingers off them.
After such actions are completed, we take a hook and thread in our hands. If there is a desire to make the mitts stylish and bright, the thread can be taken in any color contrasting with the gloves themselves, or you can choose the same color as the gloves.Having got rid of the cut threads, you need to knit a circle of single crochet stitches on each cut finger, after which the threads are fixed and hidden. Having done this, you can not be afraid that the gloves will soon open. Everything was done with high quality and the mitts are ready to use.
How to cut fingers on gloves if they are made of fabric?
With regard to fabric gloves, the finger cutting technique is identical to that of leather gloves. To trim your fingers, you need to make marks and leave 1 cm more material so that you can then put on and expire excess material.Having knitted gloves in stock, it is best not to risk them, but to take them to the atelier, whose employees will quickly turn your gloves into stylish mitts. There, they will correctly process the edges of the formed mitts, without damaging the product itself.
Thus, when cutting gloves, you need to take into account the material from which they are made, and only in this case, choose one of the proposed methods for cutting.
What will happen to your skin from constant wearing of gloves
Nitrile gloves.There are all colors of the rainbow, but very rarely white, to differ from latex
In some regions of Russia, in addition to the mandatory wearing of masks, you will also need to wear gloves. They promised to be fined for the absence.
In this place I would be glad that the developments of our cozy laboratory will just come in handy, but no. We are already overwhelmed by the production of media gels for the whole country, and now dermatitis will be added. Yes, unfortunately, if you wear gloves for a long time, then about one in four of you will get contact or allergic dermatitis from wearing them, and about 20% will get an allergy to latex and various polymer components.
Therefore, let’s see how to choose them correctly, how to wear them and how to smear your hands, if that. Latex, for example, is a rather problematic option. And also, most likely, gloves do not help as much as they might seem, and I will tell you about that too. The WHO, for example, does not recommend it.
With what to climb into the transformer, and with what into the patient
The manufacture of gloves as a means of personal protection begins with TK. If you don’t want to cut off your fingers when cutting meat, buy chain mail gloves.At the same time, it is not worth climbing with them into the transformer, on the contrary, thick rubber is required there – an insulator.
In medicine and related fields, the primary function of gloves is to insulate your skin from potentially contaminated body fluids. Drool, snot, lumps of sputum, pus and other mucus. This also works in the opposite direction – we will not transfer anything to a clean wound from the doctor’s hands. In addition, requirements are imposed on usability. Imagine working with the thinnest instruments in the patient’s canal with thick gloves.
Finally, we need the gloves not to injure the wearer’s hands and to be safe for long-term use. The same dentists practically do not remove them eight hours a day, five days a week, changing them only between patients. And this is where the problems associated with the reaction of the skin to the material begin.
Does the skin need to “breathe”?
Formally, no. We are not amphibians, and the permeability of our skin is clearly insufficient to provide the body with oxygen. In vain did you grow your lungs? However, there are studies that prove that atmospheric oxygen also penetrates through the skin with a thickness of more than 700 microns.Theoretically, normal healthy skin can calmly compensate for the lack of external oxygen with a developed network of capillaries.
We also sweat. This is normal. First, it is an additional way to get rid of toxic metabolic products in addition to the kidneys. Secondly, a way not to die when overheated. Different parts of the body have different numbers of sweat glands. We have two varieties of these glands: apocrine and eccrine.
Apocrine are located mainly in the armpits, perineum and on the face.They are not particularly involved in thermoregulation.
Eccrine is found everywhere, except for the penis, labia minora and the red border of the lips. There are especially many of them on the palms, feet and face. Their total weight is approximately equivalent to a whole kidney, and they can generate up to ten liters of sweat per day. In this case, the pH of the secretion has an acidic reaction.
Now we take and put on rubber gloves on these additional “buds”. It’s good if the temperature is relatively comfortable. In hot weather, the space between the glove and the skin of the hand will quickly begin to fill with the secretion of the sweat glands, to the delight of the bacteria.Warm, damp and edible organic. All this is called the interesting term “ glove juice “. The one that gets on your pizza when you break gloves in a restaurant. Therefore, pizza, dumplings and bread must be prepared according to sanitary requirements with bare, washed hands. Well, it is worth remembering that after heat treatment at 100 and higher degrees, nothing will survive there.
Discharge under gloves and glove contamination means that they need to be changed frequently. Contaminated gloves also mean they need to be changed frequently – otherwise, you can mechanically adjust your glasses or touch your nose.And that’s it:
Therefore, doctors change gloves after each patient and wash their hands. Ordinary people are more likely to wear the same pair, putting them on their dirty hands. And this is where we come to the interesting effects that can be obtained from such long-term wearing.
There are several major mechanisms of skin damage when wearing protective gloves. First, it all starts with maceration. This is the process of swelling of the upper layer of the epidermis from prolonged contact with liquid.Have you ever had a spa scrub? As a rule, before the procedure, you need to steam the skin well to loosen the horny scales. The maceration process itself is normal if the skin then regains its moisture again.
When gloves are worn on potentially dirty hands, you get a loosened protective layer combined with bacterial contamination. Escherichia coli and staphylococci from the nearest doorknob will be happy.
Toxic monomers, type IV hypersensitivity
The next problem is the very material of the gloves, which is by no means distinguished by chemical inertness.In the production of any polymers, we conventionally take three buckets of monomer and half a bucket of an activator, which will sew the monomer into a single cross-linked polymer web. This is in theory. In practice, it is almost impossible to avoid some percentage of residual monomer that “dangles” uncrosslinked between long polymer chains. If for a rubber gasket in a sewer pipe this is not so critical – just not to drip, then for medical devices the content of these substances is strictly standardized, since they have a direct irritating effect on the skin and mucous membranes.Acidic sweat facilitates the diffusion of these substances from the material into the skin.
Typical substances that directly act as irritants and provoke inflammation:
- Carbamates, also known as urethanes, are polyurethane monomers.
- TMTD, aka Tiuram. Stabilizer for rubber polymerization. At the same time, the fungicide also kills rats if the doses are large.
Dermatitis develops as a type IV hypersensitivity reaction.Symptoms are slow onset and may appear 48 hours after exposure to an irritant. Usually manifests itself in the form of redness, severe itching, small blisters.
Latex allergy, type I hypersensitivity
Latex is a product of the natural juice of Brazilian hevea and other rubbery plants. It can also be obtained from the same dandelion, but the economic feasibility is very doubtful. It is good for everyone – it is very tear-resistant, allows you to make gloves with very high precision and low thickness.Just for those who have “not the same sensations” in nitrile.
Its key problem is a large amount of proteins in its composition, which provoke allergic reactions. Allocate about 13 latex allergens, or heveins. In the standard population, latex allergy occurs in 1-12% of the population, while in hospitals it can reach 37.8%. Constant prolonged contact with latex proteins can cause sensitization and form an allergy to latex proteins. And yes, after sensitization, allergic reactions will be not only to gloves, but also to latex condoms.If you are completely unlucky, you can get an asthma attack or anaphylactic shock, but this is unlikely.
How to treat dermatitis
We have an excellent polymer laboratory and cool developments in transdermal transport of substances for skin regeneration. Moreover, we actually produce some of the products in tons. For example, we create only gel for ultrasound in the region of 90 tons per month. Other products have been designed for maximum efficiency in a “smeared and passed” manner through several applications.Unfortunately, the use of more expensive and complex components and synthesis technologies makes the product more expensive.
And remember, a couple of years ago I talked about our new developments in tissue regeneration? Well, their time has come. Our first hero is a fairly versatile and very effective Intensive Regeneration gel. To solve the problems with dermatitis in the case of our gel, it will be enough to rub a few drops into clean skin of your hands after you return home. It is consumed extremely economically.It works great for various diaper rash, irritations and allergic dermatitis. We have added high molecular weight hyaluronic acid to the base components, which normalizes skin moisture and turgor. Plus, there is D-panthenol, which can significantly accelerate the regeneration of microdamages caused by wearing gloves. To enhance the anti-inflammatory activity, we also added pure beta-glucans – polysaccharides that naturally occur in the components of the cell wall of algae and fungi.They have a pronounced anti-inflammatory effect with a pronounced immunomodulatory effect, and they also stimulate the synthesis of their own collagen. In general, this is an expensive option for healing agents. It is not a fact that you will find it in a pharmacy near your home, so it is worth looking at things like eplan or any means with dexpanthenol (only preferably in the form of a gel, not a cream).
Which gloves are better to buy?
It all depends on why you need these gloves. The problem is that they are only useful in the context of the coronavirus with a strict understanding of how to use them.Let’s take an example. You touch the handrail on which saliva, mucus, and other secretions from the infected person are on, and then you scratch your nose, lips, or eyes. Agree that it is completely indifferent whether you do it with gloves or without them. You will bring the virus into the entrance gate anyway.
Moreover, they create a false sense of security. Here, for example, is a fragment of the program “Let them talk”, where virologist Alexander Lukashev clearly describes this problem. It’s not enough to wear gloves. You must have certain skills to work with them.Just crumple them after the subway handrails and put them in your pocket will not work. They even need to be removed correctly so as not to contaminate hands, wrists and sleeves of clothing.
The already mentioned recommendation on the official WHO website is quite unambiguous:
Question: Is wearing rubber gloves in public places effective as a preventive measure against a new coronavirus infection?
Answer: No. You are more protected from COVID-19 when you are not wearing rubber gloves but washing your hands than when wearing gloves.The causative agent of the coronavirus infection COVID-19 can contaminate rubber gloves. After touching your face, you will transfer the virus from the surface of the gloves to your face and expose yourself to the risk of infection.
However, there are some very conditional advantages of gloves.
First, you can go to a supermarket or subway, touch everything, take it off, throw it away and be left with clean hands. In this case, it is not necessary to force the skin with aggressive sanitizers. It is a pity, unlike the gloves.
Secondly, the presence of a foreign body on the hands is something unusual and for many it will be a stop factor from unconscious touching the face.In this situation, the doctors who are accustomed to living in them will be the most unlucky. They just don’t notice the gloves.
While everything is clear with the first plus, the second actually says that more comfortable gloves are worse. They should be ugly, not very comfortable and always remind of their existence. To me, this process of forming a conditioned reflex “do not touch your face” is very reminiscent of one of the not very humane old ways to wean a child from the habit of biting his nails, when a little hot pepper juice was applied to them.
Polyethylene gloves. Cheap and practical. Take them
Therefore, in my opinion, the best solution would be cheap plastic gloves that look like bags on your hands. They are most often served in a set with large burgers or in a box of hair dye. Rustling, nasty and cheap. For now, at least. And they so rarely cause allergic reactions that scientific journals even accept descriptions of single clinical cases of dermatitis due to polyethylene for publication.
Nitrile Powder-Free Gloves
If you notice gloves, even when they are completely wrapped around the skin, look towards the nitrile or neoprene gloves. They are also hypoallergenic. Just try to take the ones that are certified for medical use. They will have tight control over the monomer content.
Neoprene is usually quite thick
PVC (vinyl) gloves are not recommended. They are cheap, but fragile and permeable to many organic substances.
Latex. Good for everyone, except for a fairly common allergy
Similarly, I do not recommend using latex if you have ever had an allergic reaction to it. If allergies have not been observed before, use, but remember that with prolonged wear, you can earn sensitization to its proteins.
There are also recommendations for wearing fabric gloves. In my subjective opinion, this is a bad idea. Yes, your hands will wick away moisture normally, but at the same time, you will collect all contaminated mucus and phlegm from handrails and door handles.Moreover, you obviously will not throw them away immediately after exiting the metro, but put them in your pocket, infecting your hands, sleeves, jacket fabric and everything around. This type of glove is clearly intended for household work and not to protect against infection.
What not to do
Most importantly, even if you are doing it for show, just do not put gloves on dirty hands. Wash clean first. Any dirt on your hands will turn your protection into a bacterial incubator.
It is also very important to understand that the gloves are actually disposable.If the masks can still be processed in the oven at 60 degrees, then the gloves begin to deteriorate, micropores appear, plus the very toxic substances that we talked about are released.
Hopefully the next step will not make it mandatory to wear shoe covers or any earplugs in public.
P.S. If you are in the mood, check out our telegram channel (@geltek_cosmetics). There we tell interesting things about the chronicles of our cozy laboratory.
how to make mitts (fingerless gloves) with your own hands?
Mitts are gaining more and more popularity among women of fashion.This is due to their convenience, as well as their appearance and versatility. There is no outfit for which you cannot find a matching pair of these gloves. We suggest you create mitts with your own hands from improvised means, decorating them with a variety of decor.
How to make mitts (fingerless gloves) with your own hands?
We only need to measure the height of the glove, as well as the girth of the hand. To build a pattern of mitts, cut and sew them according to all the rules, an experienced seamstress will need about two hours.
But you can build them much faster, using “semi-finished products” that can be found in the house of any craftswoman.
From classic gloves
As you know, women’s gloves very often rub or tear the fingertips on gloves . If you have such an injured pair, then feel free to let her into the production of mitts.
Tip! Old leather gloves make cycling mitts easy.For ventilation, we additionally make perforations.
- Leather, suede or fabric gloves. Knitted are perfect.
- Threads in tone.
- Chalk or soap.
- Determine how far we will cut off the fingertips.
- We measure, draw lines. Make sure that the left and right blanks are symmetrical.
- Cut off the excess 0.5 cm above the drawn lines. These are our seam allowances. If you do not plan to process them, then you can cut them strictly according to the marks.
- Gloves with lining – wrap the main part and the lining on the fingers so that the cuts are not visible.
- Laying the line.
- Leather or suede products without lining – just leave the cuts as they are, they will not crumble.
- Knitwear which loops can open – all fingers must be tucked in and overcast by hand to secure.
Tip! Try on the garment frequently to avoid pinching your fingers while sewing.
We decorate, make perforations, if necessary, and try on.
From hosiery you get excellent bright and stylish warm mitts. Naturally, we take new socks, without pills. Knitted patterns are welcome – braids, plaits, ornament in the form of stripes.
- a pair of socks / socks;
- threads to match;
- Place on a flat surface.
- Remove the toe and heel. Only the toe / golf boot remains.
- Trying on. The cut is located 1-2 cm above the base of the fingers.
- Mark the position of the thumb set aside.
- We cut our “pipe” according to the marks. The section is vertical.
- Trying on.
- Tuck in the cut, stitch it so that the hinges do not go down.
- Stitching on the machine.
- Processing the thumb cut.
- If desired, connect the finger jumpers with several stitches.
- Fleece, knitted fabric. Necessarily elastic materials.
- Threads in tone.
- Sharp leather knife / scissors.
- Sewing machine.
- We take measurements, determine the height of the mitt.
- Draw the outline of the hand on the paper.
- Top and bottom cuts – straight line.
- We outline the finished pattern again so that the lines are smooth. 2 pieces per glove.
- Cut out.
- Place the fabric on a flat surface.
- Remember that a pair of mitts is mirrored.
- Coating the pattern, seam allowances 0.5-1 cm.
- Pins the top and bottom of the glove face to face.
- Sweep off the side seams.
- We sew the seams with a knitted seam, or with a narrow zigzag construction.
- Tuck in both open slices.
- Sew with a hem seam with a closed cut. The seam is elastic.
- We sew the holes of the thumbs by hand.
- In case your fabric does not fray, you can leave these holes untreated.
Turn the product inside out and try it on.
What else can be used to sew fingerless gloves:
- We use the sleeves of old knitted blouses, sweaters. Children’s things are perfect, because the child has grown up, and his jumper has become gloves.
- Old scarves and hats. Just one pair of mitts will come out of one knitted hat.
- Romantic mitts made of lace stockings.
Large knitting itself is decorative, bright patterns too, but smooth gloves can decorate:
- Decorative stitches , made on a sewing machine or by hand. You can also add a stitch here.
- Colored thread embroidery.
- Lace crocheted in one evening will decorate strict monophonic gloves.
- Thread bundles , including silk, forming complex patterns, will add decorative effect.
- Applications , also of fur or felted wool.
- Leather or quilted medallions . They go well with embroidery with beads, beads, bugles.
- Bows – ties . The best options are silk, satin, suede.
- On sports models – rivets, perforations, chevrons.
Even without special sewing skills, a beginner seamstress will also sew the simplest models of gloves without a pattern. This is an exciting activity, so, believe me, these will definitely not be your last gloves, sewn on your own.
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Boxing gloves: the ABC of comfort – read on DomSporta.com
To come to victory, it is not enough just the skill of an athlete, the choice of equipment also plays a very important role.Boxing gloves are an important piece of equipment. And their correct choice guarantees a high result of the boxer in the ring.
So what to look for when choosing boxing gloves?
A set of requirements can be summarized in a small list:
- Glove structure;
- Thumb Guard
- Glove fixation;
In addition, the reputation of the manufacturing company is an important item for this list.
Leather gloves are the most recommended. They will last much longer, in addition, they will sit much better on the hand. If you are a beginner, your goal is to learn boxing and reach new levels, leather boxing gloves are simply irreplaceable.
The next thing that matters about boxing gloves is the top.Notice how big it is for amateur boxers. A boxing glove should not cause serious injury to an opponent, and therefore, naturally, the filler of the striking part and its execution should not be traumatic. This is the Olympic principle. It also keeps the knuckle bones safe.
The cuff also plays an important role. This is a strip of leather or other material that you wrap around your hand. It performs functions adjacent to bandages – it makes the hand connection stronger, protecting it from dislocation, from minor injuries.
Don’t forget about your thumb. In boxing gloves, his position may not always be comfortable, which is why it is recommended to choose such boxing gloves in which the thumb will lie as close as possible to the position in the fist.
Careful attention should be paid to thumb protection and the presence of a fabric constriction between the thumb and the glove.Almost all modern gloves have this protection.
The next point to pay attention to is how the gloves are fixed. Classic boxing gloves, commonly used in competition, are often secured with lacing. Just like with shoes, lace-up boxing gloves guarantee a good fit and fit on the hand.
Gloves with fasteners and Velcro have their own advantages and disadvantages.The plus of these gloves is obvious – they can be put on and off without assistance. If you’ve ever tried putting on lace-up gloves yourself, you realize that this is virtually impossible. Therefore, for the amateur level, gloves with fasteners and Velcro will be the best choice.
Boxing gloves can weigh 10 to 20 ounces, but 10 ounce gloves are commonly used in professional competition. The optimal weight for boxing gloves is 12, 14 and 16 ounces.If you want to increase your reaction and increase protection, then you need to choose a heavier glove. For beginners, fourteen and sixteen ounce gloves are generally recommended. Sparring is usually done with 16 oz gloves.
Important: when choosing gloves, many pick them up by hand, but this is wrong. When trying on gloves, you need to wrap a bandage around your hand. This will change the sensitivity of the hand glove. Actually, for this, the large size of the glove is important.
Among the manufacturers of boxing gloves, the leading place can be safely given to the Everlast brand.
Everlast is a boxing glove with a century of tradition. The company was founded in 1910 and initially focused on the production of swimwear. With the appearance of such famous boxer as Jack Dempsey, Everlast switched to the production of boxing equipment, in particular boxing gloves.
In the twentieth century, the most famous title and contender fights for champion titles in boxing took place in Everlast boxing gloves. In such boxing gloves, Muhammad Ali, Joe Fraser, George Foreman, Sugar Ray Leonard and Robinson, Mike Tyson entered the ring. These gloves have gone through fire, water and copper pipes – really high-quality products have proven themselves all over the world.
Everlast boxing gloves were, are and remain the most popular in the world boxing equipment market.Currently, the Everlast company can offer at least twenty pairs of boxing gloves for every taste and color: there are training gloves, professional combat gloves, as well as amateur ones for competitions.
You can find the best prices for Everlast boxing seals in the online store DomSporta.com.
Boxing Gloves – What They Are
Boxing gloves in their modern form began to be used without fail after 1867, and their shape was developed by the Englishman Jack Broughton.
Today, athletes use several types of boxing gloves during fighting and training.
This boxing equipment has different functionality. Combat gloves are used for competitions; during training and during sparring, athletes wear training gloves; when practicing on a bag or a pear, shell gloves are used.
Combat boxing gloves can be designed for professionals and amateurs.The design of this boxing outfit is different when comparing the type of closure and general anatomy. Amateur gloves are designed in such a way that the thumb is sewn to the hand. This prevents you from hitting too hard and prevents injury.
Amateur boxing gloves have a specially shaped insert that prevents knockout blows. Usually, amateur gloves have a white striking surface, the enemy sees it well and can better defend themselves.Professional gloves can be recognized by the thumb sewn to the wrist in accordance with the shape of the clenched fist.
This design provides the ability to deliver the most powerful blows. In such equipment, the athlete is able to clench his fist and fix it in a given position. And one more difference: amateur gloves have a velcro fastener, professional ones – lace-up. The combat variant should weigh 8 to 10 ounces.
Normal sparring and training requires different boxing gloves, which are called “training” gloves.They weigh more than professional ones and are fastened with Velcro. All these features are aimed at reducing the speed and force of impact. Heavy gloves put a lot of stress on the hands, they get tired faster and reduce the force of impact. It is more reliable protection against injury than fighting gloves for boxing.
Shell Gloves are easily recognizable by the thin layer of padding and the non-sewn thumb. This is done in order to be able to accurately distribute the blow to different parts of the fist.They need to protect their hands when working with implements, so their outer surface is tougher than others. In shape, they are similar to ordinary mittens, they do not have lacing, and an elastic band fixes them on the wrist. This provides the ability to train hits on bags and paws where heavier gloves are not recommended.
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Children-Butterfly Foundation – Bandaging fingers and toes
Bandaging the fingers with bandaging: instructions for parents
Bandaging the fingers and toes of a butterfly baby is difficult.If the bandage is not properly secured, it will move, come into contact with the wound or bladder, and cause pain to the baby.
Let’s talk about the main methods of dressing. Please note: before bandaging, the child’s fingers should be lubricated with petroleum jelly, bepanten or Akvofor ointment.
Bandaging of fingers with bandage
This manual was developed by Lorraine Spaulding, the mother of a seven-year-old boy with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa.
1. From Vaseline gauze or soaked in Vaseline, make a bandage 17 cm long and 8 cm wide. Step 2.5 cm away from the edge of the bandage and make a 10 cm deep incision towards the center.
2. Wrap it around your arm so that the 2.5 cm strip is between your thumb and forefinger. This will provide additional protection if your hand is already wounded and will help keep your palm moist and soft.
3.Using a bandage 2.5 cm wide, start at the wrist. Wrap around the hand, then go up to the thumb as shown. Wrap your thumb and go back down.
4. Down the thumb, wrap around the inside of the palm, pass over the outside of the hand, then stretch up to the index finger, wrap it – first up, then down, and pass over the inside of the palm.
five.Continue doing the same with your middle finger. Always start wrapping the tip of your finger on the outside of the hand, where the nail plate is.
6. At this point, the bandaged arm should look something like this. Continue in the direction of the arrow.
7. Stretch the bandage downward, along the inside of the palm, and move to the ring finger. First wind your ring finger up and down from the pad.
eight.From your ring finger, pull the bandage down and wrap it around your wrist. Then pull the bandage along the outside of the hand to the space between the thumb and forefinger, and inside the palm towards the little finger. Wrap your pinky up and down, just as you did with your other fingers.
9. After bandaging the little finger, return the bandage to the wrist.
10. The tips of the fingers can be left slightly open for the child’s sense of touch to work.
11. At this stage, the inner side of the palm is not yet completely closed, leaving no bandaged places. Close all gaps. Be very careful! Never pull gauze or bandage too tight!
12. From your wrist, stretch the bandage along the inside of your hand to the space between your little finger and ring finger. Go back to the outside.
13. Cover the bottom of the inner palm with the bandage and slide the bandage along the outer side of the hand to the space between the middle and forefinger.
14. On the inside, slide the bandage to the bottom of the edge of the palm and on the outside of the hand, move up to the space between the thumb and forefinger.
15. On the inside of your hand, slide the bandage to the base of your little finger, and then, on the outside, slide it to the space between your middle and ring fingers. After passing the bandage between them, return to the wrist on the inside.
sixteen.At this point, the inside of your hand will look something like this.
17. Take a second roll of cheesecloth, 5 cm wide. Wrap over the first roll on the inside of the base of the ring and little fingers. With the bottom of the outside of the hand wrapped, move up the inside to the space between your thumb and forefinger.
18. Make a full “turn” so as to secure the folded “start” (3-4 cm) of the second roll.Do not pull the bandage too tight. Make sure the palm stays straight and does not bend. The second layer will provide additional protection.
19. Wrap the changeover site one or two more “turns”, and then move to the wrist to finally secure the bandage.
20. When you have bandaged the brush, put on a supporting mesh stocking over it. For the thumb, cut a hole in it.
Bandaging fingers without bandaging
You can do without bandaging, using tubular bandages that are simply put on the fingers.
- Take a seamless knitted tubular bandage “Stülpa” from Paul Hartmann with a high degree of elongation and an elastic tubular bandage for fixing the bandages on the fingers – for example, No. 1 from 36.6.
- Cut the bandages so that they are slightly longer than your fingers.
- Treat blisters and wounds on fingers as usual. For this, use a contact wound dressing “Mepitel” or “Urgotul”, an antiseptic “Octenisept” or any other, needles for piercing blisters.
- Apply the cream or ointment you usually use to your child’s fingers – Sudocrem, Bepanten Plus or others.
- On each finger over the cream, put on a “shtulpa” and fasten on top with a tubular bandage for fixation. Try to choose the length of the bandages so that you don’t create unnecessary folds between your toes.
Bandaging fingers to preserve joints
The instructions for bandaging fingers in this way were provided by the Austrian house of epidermolysis bullosa EB-haus and the Debra Austria association (Salzburg, Austria).
The special direction of applying the bandage allows you to correct the wrong position of the fingers.
Remember that you shouldn’t overtighten your fingers! With this method, it is ideal to use self-fixing elastic bandages: this way, the fingers bandaged with them can bend slightly at the joints.
So, here are the instructions.
1. Using a bandage 3-3.5 cm wide, start bandaging from the wrist.Wrap the bandage around the wrist 2-3 times.
2. Go upstairs to the thumb.
3. Wrap your thumb, starting from the outside of the hand, as shown in the illustration.
4. On the outside of the hand, return to the wrist from the edge of the palm.
5. Having wrapped the wrist once, on the outside of the hand, pass the bandage between the middle and forefinger.
6. Wrap your index finger in the same way as you did with your thumb, and again return to the wrist.
7. After making another turn around the hand, wrap the middle finger in the same way.
8. Return to the wrist again.
9. Repeat this step for your ring finger.
10. Return to your wrist.
11. Wrap the little finger from the edge of the palm, passing the bandage lastly between the little finger and ring finger. Return the bandage to your wrist from the thumb side.
12. Attach the end of the bandage to your wrist. From the palm side, the bandaged arm should appear as shown in the illustration.
The procedure will be as follows:
- Treat wounds as usual.Use scissors to cut rectangular strips of Paul Hartmann’s Rolta Soft bandage. Run them around the affected toes, applying ointments and creams underneath. Place them around the affected toes, applying ointments and creams underneath.
- Wrap over with the same bandage, trying to avoid folds and excessive layers of layers when applying, especially at the joints.
- Secure with the Peha-Haft self-fixing bandage.
- For additional fixation of the bandage, put a cotton sock on the foot with the seams outward.It is advisable to cut off the elastic.
Gloves for hands
You put the cream on the child’s hands, and after 5 minutes it is on the upholstery of the sofa. A familiar picture, isn’t it? But the problem is solved simply: after applying the cream, you need to put on gloves for the child.
For butterfly babies, soft gloves are effective protection of fingers from growing together and moisturizing the dried skin of the hands. Always wear gloves, day and night, so that you do not have to undergo painful finger separation surgery in the future.
Even if you do not bandage the whole hand, but one or more fingers, still wear gloves. Then the kid will thank you!
How to make a glove?
1. Place your baby’s hand on a sheet of thick paper or thin cardboard and carefully trace the entire brush with a felt-tip pen, paying particular attention to the contour of the fingers. This procedure is good for both the left and right hands of the baby – even if at first glance they seem to be the same.
2. On the resulting contour, step back 1 cm from the fingertips and mark the cutting line. This will create gloves with open fingertips. We measure 5 cm from the conditional line of the wrist so that the gloves are not too short.
3. For gloves, choose a soft knit fabric, 100% cotton or a touch of Lycra. Attach the pattern cut out of cardboard to the fabric and trace its outline with a felt-tip pen or crayon.Pull back 1/2-inch to the seams on the outside of the little finger and thumb and mark on the pattern. Do not allow seam allowances on the other sides of the toes.
4. Cut out four identical pieces, provided that the jersey is double-sided and the baby’s palms are equally developed. If there is a face and a wrong side, then you need to cut out 2 parts for the right hand, and 2 for the left (in a mutually mirror image).
5. Sew the two pieces together along the outer sides with an allowance so that the seams are facing out.
6. Cut a strip 2 cm wide and 25-30 cm long for inserts between the toes.
7. Sew this insert between thumb and forefinger first, cut off the remaining fabric. Next – between the rest of the fingers.
8. The glove is ready, it remains to make the second in the same way. Be sure to try it on and make sure that the child is comfortable. Excellent protection for your child’s fingers – done! Now he can play calmly without fear of injury.
90,000 Severed fingers of intelligent police officers
Here is such a bloodthirsty proposal in a children’s park, Dmitry is horrified. And only something the designer of the plate was too lazy to attribute the word “gloves”.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs now also works as a victim of the exam,
Alexey is sad. Errors at the level
third class parish
schools. Without a single mistake, only two
sentences of eleven.
Of course, this is very narrow
specialization – to manufacture
monuments to Anubis, Gena believes
Crocodile, but really – maybe someone
and wants to erect such a monument at
yourself in the yard. Just for decoration.
Google Translate, Evgeny said,
knows how to surprise.
Personally, I immediately wanted to
see at least one fabulous kukan.
RBK lights it up again, sighs
Artem. 7.4 billion live on Earth, and by
2030 there will be a shortage of specialists in
half of the entire population.
Girl, to be honest, so-so,
sighs Gena Crocodile, but the heart
you will not order, right?
And if they have a child, then they
will receive a funny congratulation from
By the way, they lied here too: in the picture
crab, not cancer.
For some reason they did not indicate, he is surprised
Andrey, their flowers cause temporary or
The main thing is to give the correct title,
Strange, Alexander wonders,
that Yandex.Pogoda does not ask for
key to the apartment where the money is.
Marketers, Vadim sighs,
trying to prove that they do not eat in vain
your bread. With goolbass. By the way, who
is this Bassa? Goal scored?
Genes in the place of dog owners
would be ashamed.
And what, a girl on the track can
to be very interesting, says Leonid.
This picture is active
walks on the web and repost it with might and main,
told Eugene.But even without Google
it is clearly seen that the motorcycle is German, and
grandfather is a soldier of the Hitlerite army.
Grandfathers are very different.
Well, thanks for not
jackhammer, sighs LP_Masta.
Poor kids, Sabin sighs.
Poor, poor kids.
There is a hack, asks
Tired? And then there are experienced hack.
It’s nice that Sveta is so
Sincerely congratulated, the cat Bublik considers.
Well, that’s also a reason, he thinks
Albert. Not worse than others.
I always wanted to send my child to
kindergarten with intellectual
development of the Admiralteisky district,
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