Wrist sizes

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Wrist sizes

Postby blackberrycrimble » 17 Aug 2013, 06:36

If anyone knows their wrist size (either cm or inches is fine) or is sitting next to a tape measure, I'd be grateful to know. Trying to size some bracelets. I think I have small wrists, so just wondering what is more average (or maybe work out a small,medium and large size). The interweb is telling me different things. Average woman's wrist is anywhere between 6 and 8 inches according to different websites, which seems quite a range. Mine is 16cm (6 and a bit). Thanks.
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Re: Wrist sizes

Postby Morlyte » 17 Aug 2013, 06:46

Mine is 17cm if that is any help.
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Re: Wrist sizes

Postby Rahgamuffin » 17 Aug 2013, 07:48

17 here too
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Re: Wrist sizes

Postby SharkiesMum » 17 Aug 2013, 07:56

Mines 14cm, and I think I have small wrists which would fit with what you've said
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Re: Wrist sizes

Postby blackberrycrimble » 17 Aug 2013, 08:04

Thanks SM, Rah and Morlyte, Really helpful.
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Re: Wrist sizes

Postby t&n's mummy » 17 Aug 2013, 08:07

I usually make them 19cm/7.5 inches for on my stall, most of mine are commissions though so I make to people's size. Remember to check that it is correct when it is done up as if you use larger beads, the inside can be a lot smaller... Check by using a piece of card rolled into a cylinder of the correct length and taped together, or I use an elderflower cordial bottle as they are tapered.
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Re: Wrist sizes

Postby blackberrycrimble » 17 Aug 2013, 08:12

Thanks t&nsmummy, really helpful. They are crocheted rather than beaded so more of a band than a bracelet iyswim, hence they need to be quite snug to fit properly so I think I will need to do small/med/large.
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Re: Wrist sizes

Postby gingerbreadhouse » 17 Aug 2013, 08:28

I'm guessing they'll be popper/button fastening rather than slide over your hands? Only asking because although I have normal sized wrists (17cm) I have man hands and can't get anything over them, bangles etc are out!
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Re: Wrist sizes

Postby Gizmo » 17 Aug 2013, 08:55

Mine is 14.5cm
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Re: Wrist sizes

Postby Gizmo » 17 Aug 2013, 08:56

MIL's is 16.5cm
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Re: Wrist sizes

Postby Seriously_Nutty » 17 Aug 2013, 10:40

16cms and I've always considered myself to have large wrists compared to my fiends....
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Re: Wrist sizes

Postby PerpetualMadness » 17 Aug 2013, 10:41

Mine is 14 cm. I would say mine were small.
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Re: Wrist sizes

Postby Seriously_Nutty » 17 Aug 2013, 10:44

I'm big boned :mona

That's my excuse and I'm sticking to it

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Re: Wrist sizes

Postby blackberrycrimble » 17 Aug 2013, 12:02

Thanks everyone, so so helpful.

FH, yes, popper fastening.

SN that's the same size as mine and I always thought mine were small in comparison with the rest of me (e.g I am 5ft4 and have size 6-7 feet, so big feet) but obviously they are average. But I do all my watches etc up on nearly the smallest hole.
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Re: Wrist sizes

Postby blackberrycrimble » 17 Aug 2013, 12:02

Should prob measure mine with a tape measure and not a piece of thread.
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