Condo Blues: Make Microwave Hand Warming Gloves

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Make Microwave Hand Warming Gloves

As soon as it gets cold outside, Blitzkrieg decides that no matter how badly he needs to go, it’s going to take three times as long to find the perfect potty spot to do it. Why does this happen? Especially on those snowy nights when Blitzkrieg forgets that I’m not a double coated Pekingese and I’m freezing my fingers and toes off ifyaknowwhatImean.

Snow is fun - suck it up!

I’ve seen hand warming packs for hunters, et al. but they are disposable, which really isn’t my style. I try to stay away from disables as much as humanly possible. I like reusables. And then there’s the question of what’s in that stuff that makes the hot packs hot on demand. That’s not something I want Mr. Fluffypants find and use as a chew toy either.

But having a nice warm pack in my gloves would be a pleasant way to keep the cold from eating through my gloves and making my fingers go numb when walking the dog on a winter’s day.

Well, here ya go. Crafty Stylish has a genius way to make gloves that you can warm up in the microwave! Their microwave hand warming gloves are a brilliant variation on my chambered microwave heating pad. I already have an old pair of old gloves, rice, and felt scraps at home ready and waiting for a project I didn't know I needed until now.

Photo courtesy of Crafty Stylish.

I’m whipped up a pair for frozen dog walking days!

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