Recently, I came across Steve Hoefer's ingenious solution to this problem: sew a few loops of capacative thread through the fingers of your glove.
Eager to try this out, I tweeted that I was looking for some conductive thread in Toronto, and @clothbot put me in touch with @hypatiadotca, AKA Leigh Honeywell of hacklab.to. We arranged to meet, and last night, Leigh and I sewed conductive thread into our gloves. Here's the video to prove it:
A short follow-up story will air on Spark 94. What about you? Have you found solutions to any other cold-weather gadget problems?