Clamp-It is an adjustable craft tool holder designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, arthritis, or fine motor or physical disabilities. Clamp-It is mounted on four suction cups, and can be used vertically or horizontally to hold an item in a fixed position. The clamp size can be changed by turning two wing nuts. DIMENSIONS: Maximum holding width is one inch.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to hold thread and maintain tension on it to allow a person with use of one arm to crochet. Describes a wood stand with a box to hold the yarn or thread, and a system of buffers and levers to maintain tension on it and position the work in process; tension is released with a foot operated pedal. Includes photograph. COMMENTS: Designed by Bob Loughlin. For further information contact: Technical Aid to the Disabled, 227 Morrison Road, PO Box 108,
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Aid developed to allow a below-elbow amputee using a prosthetic hook to crochet. Device constructed from a plastic (Polyform) strip 32 by 2 cm bent in half at right angles with one half bent into an oval; and a strip of velcro. Describes how the device and the prosthetic hook used together anchor the thread and provide tension to facilitate crocheting. Includes photograph and drawings. COMMENTS: Author affiliated with Loma Linda University Medical Cent
Crochet Grips are crocheting aids that help control motion and provide a better grip for weak hands. The form-fitted grip, My-Grip, is applied to the crochet hook, heated, and molded to the fingers of individual users. SIZES: Large (11317) fits hook sizes I - L; Small (11318) fits hook sizes B - H and steel hooks 00 - 14.
The Kroh's Crochet Aid is a crocheting aid designed for use by individuals with multiple sclerosis, arthritis, or neurological or other disabilities which limit upper extremity strength, dexterity, or range of motion. This device consists of a Velcro band that wraps around the user's wrist or hand and can be adjusted for the proper amount of yarn tension. A ring attached to the band has a small slit for the yarn to pass through, keeping the yarn from slipping through the side. A second ring, whi
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Holder enables those with use of one hand to knit or crochet. Knitting needle or crochet hook is inserted into hardwood holder. Holder is held in place on table or other surface with suction feet. Includes photograph. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: New York University Bellevue Medical Center Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation TITLE: Self-Help Devices for Rehabilitation REF: Dubuque, Iowa: Wm C Brown: p 272 NARIC CALL NUMBER: R3360 PA