48

Skuuzi Beer Glove

By: on December 16, 2012
  • Skuuzi Beer Glove
  • Skuuzi Beer Glove
  • Skuuzi Beer Glove
Sold Out from
Check It Out

Of course I don't need a mitten-koozie hybrid so that I may drink chilled alcoholic beverages in freezing temperatures, one right after another like the gluttonous, midwestern lush that I am, without rendering my delicate fingers too cold to maintain a proper grip on my aluminum King of Beers can. That's not why I want a Skuuzi.

Yeah, you're right. That is why I want a Skuuzi.

The Scandinavian koozie and its simple "Hands warm, beverages cold" concept were conceived and created in Iceland. Which, based on the impression I have conjured in my head about the quirky, offbeat, happy-go-lucky nature of the Icelandic peoples, makes perfect sense. I envision a group of 20-something girls from Reykjavik with pale skin and Eskimo eyes and cod fish light fixtures relaxing in one of their country's iconic natural phenomena, up to the elbow in a handmade, soft wool blend Skuuzi, sipping on a glass of Brennivin*. And I say, "Ladies, may I slide on one of my own shorn-sheep designs and partake in your merriment?" And then I realize I am actually in a Pacific Northwest coffee shop and everyone is staring at me. But it's fine because all the people out here are just as weird and diagnosed as on the autism spectrum as I am.

Skuuzis support Fair Trade through an Artisan Cooperative Union.

*Iceland's signature liquor, made from fermented potato mash and flavored with caraway seeds. According to Wikipedia, "It has a strong taste, a high alcohol content (37.5% ABV), and a dubious reputation. It is often associated with alcoholism." A dubious reputation? That word is my dangling carrot. One Skuuzi, and one bottle of Brennivin, please.

Check it out

Thorns In - The Glove You Can't Take Off

$978 from Sruli Recht »

Thorns In meaning #1: Ten thousand mic-rose thorns lining the inside of this shark skin glove. Thorns In meaning #2: Ten thousand mic-rose thorns gouging fish-hook style into the hand of its wearer, such that pulling...

Check it out

Nuada Hand Strength Enhancing Glove

By: Nuada »

It's hard to tell if there's a working prototype of the Nuada glove out there, of if the hand strength enhancement system exists only as a concept with renderings. The video, which would be a terrific place to demonstrate...

Buy Now

Atomic Beam Flashlight Glove

$19.99 from Amazon »

One way or another, the Atomic Beam Glove will prove to be the handiest flashlight you own. In addition to hands-free operation and focused light on projects, repairs, and during emergencies, the glove looks pretty slick...

Buy Now

Freetoo Outdoor Gloves

$12.98 - $21.68 from Amazon »

Men, what can you do with Freetoo's outdoor gloves? An Amazon reviewer says, "I threw several heavy punches at a tree in my yard. And no it didn't feel good on my hand but it didn't damage it at all. If you punch someone...

Buy Now

Lolo Lids Covert Beer Koozies

$9.48 - $11.49 from Amazon »

Drink your beer on the down Lolo with this lid of subterfuge. Disguised as a to-go coffee lid, the Lolo fits over a can of beer, which then slides into most any large paper coffee cup to form a covert koozie. Sneaky...

Buy Now

Knox Handroid Hand Armor Gloves

$249.95 - $269.95 from Amazon »

As if riding a motorcycle while protecting your skin from flaying off and bones from splitting in half weren't cool enough, Knox is going to make it look like you have mech hands in the process. More armor than gloves...

Check it out

TurnPoint Smart Motorcycle Glove

$149 - $199 from Kickstarter »

The TurnPoint Glove is a navigation wearable for motorcycle riders. It makes following GPS maps and directions easier (and safer) because you don't have to find a nonexistent windshield, dash, or air vent on your bike...

Check it out

Darkfin Gloves

$25.95 from DarkfinGloves.com »

Ever wondered what it might be like to have webbed fingers? Wonder no longer. These durable latex rubber gloves will have you flying by other frogs in the water. Perfect for SCUBA diving, swimming, surfing, and even jumping...

Buy Now

DryPro Waterproof Cast Covers

$32.51 - $46.19 from Amazon »

I found out about these DryPro Waterproof Cast Covers in the weirdest place last night: an internet ad. Like, a mandatory streaming commercial break during some show She-Ra: Princess of Power was using her dad's cable...

Buy Now

BTO Cooler Stackable Drink Koozies

$19.98 from Amazon »

Double fisters, rejoice! The BTO Cooler turns the average koozie into a stackable drink holder and insulator so you'll never be without a cold one - or tower of cold ones - in hand....

Buy Now

Alter Ego Football Gloves

Sold Out from Amazon »

Getting pummeled and concussed by a 350-pound defensive lineman as I fumble the team's potentially game-winning TD during the last play of the 4th quarter still might be worth it if I had a pair of Under Armour's Alter...

Buy Now

Invisible Glove Protective Hand Coating

$5.99 from Amazon »

My immediate impression is that applying BlueMagic Invisible Glove to my hands would feel like covering them in a thin layer of Elmer's Glue. That thought gives me the willies and makes me want to vomit. Maybe the Invisible...