To determine the correct size glove, measure from your finger tips to the end of your elbow pad (i.e. if this distance measures 13.7”, a 14” glove is the proper size glove). If your fingers touch the end of the glove, it is too small.
How do you know what size gloves to buy?
To ascertain your glove size:
- Pass a tape measure around the widest part of your hand – usually over your knuckles, excluding the thumb.
- The result, in inches, is your glove size – e.g. if your hand measures 7 inches, you are a glove size 7.
- If you are between two sizes, round down to the lower of the two.
Is a size 7 glove small or medium?
Extra Small: 6½ inches and smaller. Small: 6½ – 7 inches. Medium: 7 – 7½ inches. Large: 7½ – 8 inches.
Should gloves be tight or loose?
A glove with a looser fit will allow for a larger layer of air around your fingers, helping to keep you warmer. Naturally, a glove that’s too tight will be uncomfortable to wear, and a glove that’s too loose will feel awkward. So when in doubt, go with the fit that feels best.
Is your glove size the same as your shoe size?
Is glove size the same as shoe size? Glove sizes and shoe sizes are generally indicated differently. While shoe sizes are typically given numerically (e.g. Size 9 or 9.5), glove sizes are most frequently expressed in terms of small, medium, large, extra-large, etc.
How do I measure hand size for gloves?
Wrap a measuring tape around your dominant hand just below knuckles, excluding your thumb, and make a fist. This measurement is your ‘hand width’ glove size.
What size disposable gloves do I need?
You want to measure around the knuckles of your dominant hand (above the V of your thumb). If you have a measurement of 8 inches, you would wear a size 8 glove or perhaps an 8 ½ to be safe.
What is the average size hand?
Hands come in all different shapes and sizes. The average length of an adult male’s hand is 7.6 inches — measured from the tip of the longest finger to the crease under the palm. The average length of an adult female’s hand is 6.8 inches. However, there’s more to hand size than length.