How to change Lati hands

  1. changing lati hands tutorial To begin you will need some strong string as the spare Lati hands don’t come pre-strung. You can use a mini crochet hook to pull the string through the loop on the hand. The loop of string should be 1/4 of an inch from the wrist to the knot.
  2. Pull out the elastic fastened to the hand you wish to replace.
  3. changing lati hands tutorialSpreading the elastic between your fingers, clamp it with the forceps closest to the forearm. Make sure you have plenty of spare elastic hanging out. If you must use two hands and have a friend clamp it for you!
  4. changing lati hands tutorialInsert the crochet hook between the elastic and the small string connected to the hand.
  5. changing lati hands tutorialWith another crochet hook, work loose the loop of the string around the elastic.
  6. changing lati hands tutorialWhile pulling out the elastic loop, pull the thin loop of string connected to the hand from the end of the elastic loop, towards the forearm.
  7. changing lati hands tutorialSpreading the elastic as far as possible with the crochet hook, thread the whole hand through the loop of elastic. Be careful of the fingers!
  8. changing lati hands tutorialNow you can slide the loop of string connecting the hand off the elastic.
  9. changing lati hands tutorialNow you are ready to attach the new hand!
  10. changing lati hands tutorialThread the elastic through the smaller string on the hand down to the forceps.
  11. changing lati hands tutorialThread the whole hand through the loop of elastic.
  12. changing lati hands tutorial You can pull the elastic apart and over the hand with the crochet hook if that will help.
  13. changing lati hands tutorialPull the hand to tighten the knot. Remove the forceps. Lati hand change complete!

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6 responses to “How to change Lati hands”

  1. Linda

    Awwww Lotte’s such a trooper! I love her pointing hand ♥
    Thanks for the pics & tutorial, I’m going to give it a try.

  2. Leah

    Great! I was wondering how to do this. Lotte is a very good sport 🙂

  3. Paula

    i’m too scared to try this yet! 😛

    thanks for the tutorial!

  4. oile

    Thank you so much for this, and i’m wondering how to open lati head for makeing up…

  5. MrKu

    Thank you so much for this tutorial!
    It was really usefull!

  6. Caroline

    Thank you very much for this excellent tutorial! I am about to try it on my Lati White SP …

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