Bandanas are extremely popular among outdoors enthusiasts, hikers, hunters, boaters and campers, due to their versatility. They’re also a popular fashion accessory. With just a few folds, you can transform a bandana into a glove. This homemade glove can be used to protect your hand from the cold, and it can make it more comfortable to grasp rough objects like a rope. You can also wear a bandana glove as an accessory for a grunge, Euro or emo-style outfit.

Things You'll Need

Open the bandana and lay it atop a flat surface. It should be oriented so that it looks like a diamond.

Fold the banana in half to create a triangle by bringing the top corner down to meet the bottom corner.

Find the triangle point that’s opposite the longest side of the triangle. Fold the bandana in half by bringing the point to the center of the longest side.

Locate the edge of the bandana that’s opposite the longest side. Fold it in half again by bringing this side up to meet the long edge of the bandana. Your bandana should now be folded into a strip.

Place the palm of your hand in the middle of the strip. Pass one end of the strip through the area between your thumb and pointer finger, and lay it diagonally over the back of your hand and wrist.

Wrap the other end of the strip across the back of your hand and down toward your wrist. The two ends of the strip should form an “X” on the back of your hand.

Pull the two ends of the bandana strip around to the front of your wrist and tie the ends together using two overhand knots.

Tips

  • The bandana wrap should be fairly taut, but it should not be tight because this will limit movement in your hand and wrist.

  • This bandana glove will protect your palm, the base of your fingers, the back of your hand and wrist.