How to sign blanket in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands near your chest with your dominant hand above your non-dominant hand. Both palms should be oriented downward. Tap your hands against your chest 2 times.

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End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for blanket
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb folded across the palm

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for blanket
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb folded across the palm

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Make the motion of pulling up a blanket to the top of your chest.

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End of Sign

Final Frame of blanket

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for blanket
Keep your index, middle, ring, and pink fingers together and straight, bend them all at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle, and reach your thumb to the bottom of the fingertips of your index and middle fingers.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for blanket
Keep your index, middle, ring, and pink fingers together and straight, bend them all at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle, and reach your thumb to the bottom of the fingertips of your index and middle fingers.

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