Can I wash my hands if I have stitches? After 48 hours, surgical wounds can get wet without increasing the risk of infection. After this time, you can…

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You will need to have the stitches removed, usually in 7 to 14 days. The doctor may suggest that you see a hand specialist if the cut is…

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After the first 24 to 48 hours, wash around the cut with clean water 2 times a day. Don’t use hydrogen peroxide or alcohol, which can slow healing….

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It’s important not to scratch your stitches; even though they’re strong, scratching may damage them. You should avoid contact sports, such as football or hockey, to give your…

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Sports/Exercise: You should not swim, play sports(including golf), or exercise whilst the stitches are in place. Depending on the size and site of the surgery you may be…

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Sports/Exercise: You should not swim, play sports(including golf), or exercise whilst the stitches are in place. Depending on the size and site of the surgery you may be…

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Slipping the stitch purlwise is where the right needle is inserted into the next stitch on the left needle as if to purl, but with the yarn still…

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What does SKP mean in knitting instructions? Step 1: Slip Your First Stitch on Your Left Needle, Onto Your Right Needle Knitwise (as If to Knit). SKP stands…

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NB: st + its yarn over counts as one, so knit together next 3 loops (or 2sts) What are the abbreviations for knitting? Knit Abbreviations Abbreviation Description Sl1K…

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Having decided whether you want a single-loop or a double, keep knitting until the piece is long enough to wrap loosely around your neck once, around 80cm, or…

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