Stylish Typing Gloves Fingerless

The Problem: Cold Hands Make Typing Tough

We work in an office that is only heated by the computers, so now that it is wintertime, it's pretty cold. I was looking for holiday gifts for everyone at HubPages and I thought typing gloves would be perfect. After searching for typing gloves, I couldn't find any, but I did find a handful of other people with cold hands looking for typing gloves. The recommendation was to go with cut-off or fingerless gloves. I think that could work, but a specially crafted glove for typing is really what I'm after.

From San Diego Hat Company
From San Diego Hat Company

Stylish Fingerless Gloves

The explosion of mobile phones with touch controls has not only created a need for gloves that allow the controls to be handled, but a fashionable crowd not only wants practical gloves that allow them to whip out text messages in the freezing cold, but they also want to look stylish while they do it.

Here are my list of the most stylish fingerless gloves

  • Barbour Fingerless gloves are trendy and expensive. These gloves scream elitist all the way from the UK.
  • Freehands makes the widest assortment of the funkiest fingerless gloves. If you're cool hunting for fingerless gloves, start and end with Freehands.
  • San Diego Hats makes very cool knitted fingerless gloves. This is for the hipster mom.

Links to Stylish Fingerless Gloves

  • http://www.sandiegohat.com/Womens/Knits (women's)
  • http://www.freehands.com/categories/Collections/ (men and women)
  • http://www.barbour.com/product/fingerless-gloves (men's)

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jimmythejock 9 years ago from Scotland

wouldn't it be easier to buy a heater for christmas lol.....jimmy


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usendme 9 years ago from Keystone Heights

Heaters are too expensive for us. We don't even turn on the lights until 4pm most days:) Although, if we get a few more computers running they may be able to heat the place:)


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Paul Edmondson 9 years ago from Burlingame, CA Author

Heaters are too expensive for us. We don't even turn on the lights until 4pm most days:) Although, if we get a few more computers running they may be able to heat the place:)


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jimmythejock 9 years ago from Scotland

how about a heater that costs the same as a lightbulb to run Paul, a clay plantpot turned upside down with a 100 watt bulb placed inside it makes a great heater tried and tested during the miners strike in scotland.....jimmy

ps ensure the pot is one with a small hole in the bottom


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Paul Edmondson 9 years ago from Burlingame, CA Author

Sounds like a good Hub idea. How to make a heater...


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gredmondson 9 years ago from San Francisco, California

Try rubber lined gloves and cutoff the tips of the fingers, and I bet that will work.


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YoJDawg 9 years ago from Arroyo Grande

paul.............two words........... USB Mittins google it, i saw them and i want them


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Paul Edmondson 9 years ago from Burlingame, CA Author

YoJDawg, Thanks for the tip. USB Mittens seem like pretty good typing gloves. In my searches for the product I never would have thought about searching for USB mittens. Seems like they should be renamed as typing gloves:)


Thumbs Up News 9 years ago

Try my new Thumbs Up Glove..


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Stacie Naczelnik 8 years ago from Seattle

Sounds like my office. I'm one of the few who hasn't broken down and bought a space heater (it is just soooo wasteful and taxpayers would be paying our electric bill - plus it isn't good for the environment). I might have to get some fingerless gloves.


Natalie 8 years ago

Hi all. I google typing gloves and found this site. It makes me laugh when people say cut off the fingers because I can't see how it will work when its my fingers that get cold when typing not my actual hands.

Anyways I will keep searching ;o)


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Paul Edmondson 8 years ago from Burlingame, CA Author

You could use very thin gloves, so you can still feel the keys while you type. Good luck in your search.]


Mouser 8 years ago

Get Wristies. That's what we use at my office. They are GREAT!


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Paul Edmondson 8 years ago from Burlingame, CA Author

Half Finger gloves is another name for typing gloves.


Bill 7 years ago

I have the same need, and don't want fingerless gloves. I found "Mizuno Skintite" golf gloves online that are full-fingered. I might buy a pair at a sporting goods store if the price is right.


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Paul Edmondson 7 years ago from Burlingame, CA Author

I purchased several pair of Cabela's 3/4 finger gloves to wear in the office. They seem to be working pretty well for us.


myideais 6 years ago

id say that a good idea of mine is something like cashmere (warm, n soft)lined leather gloves BUT the leather stops at the fingertips leaving just the thin cashmere so you can feel the keys, and in between the layers are the same USB warmers in USB mittens. i don't know what made me think of that but i thought it was so good i made one pair out of materials from our local fabric store, but with a pouch in each glove for those chemical hand warmers cuz i don't trust myself with electronics. sorry not gonna sell em, toook me WAYYY to long and a lot of sewing and work.


VivekSri 6 years ago

It's a good job indeed. Keep the good work going by continue sharing such hubs. Look forward to reading more of your hubss in the future.


John H 6 years ago

Military flight gloves. These are thin enough to type with, but hold the heat in the hand. As long as you're not dealing with wind or rain, they should keep your hands warm.


bletchen 6 years ago from uk

Reading this made me think of Bob Cratchit in the Christmas Carol. You don't work for Scrooge do you? :-)


Cold Office 5 years ago

Check out Wristies fingerless gloves. Made of Polartec fleece, there are no finger positions, so they're very comfortable!


Sabriel 5 years ago

Right now I'm planning on using hand warmers and glove liners.

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glove liners: very thin gloves that are not designed to handle wind or rain. Often silk.

hand warmers: these gloves end at the knuckles, making them truly fingerless.

fingerless gloves: these gloves end at the first finger joint, proving a nice mix of warmth and dexterity.

arthritis gloves: these gloves expose only the tip of the finger and are also designed to give light compression.

driving gloves: an open back makes these gloves easy to take off. Typically leather. Often fingerless. Often with a grippy palm.

Flight gloves: warmth and mild protection with a thin leather palm. Provides some dexterity while covering the whole hand, but not designed for heavy duty use.


irish 5 years ago

I use latex gloves, it looks funny, but works well...


Alexis C. 5 years ago

I think this is a GREAT idea. Our office is freezing, and I've often looked for gloves that could keep my fingers warm but still let me type.


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sweetguide 4 years ago from River side

Hi, Another great Hub full of really interesting information.

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