General purpose gloves keep hands clean and protected from minor abrasions. Knit general purpose gloves include task and chore gloves and are made of spun yarn for breathability. Leather general purpose gloves provide a balance of abrasion resistance and dexterity and are often used in construction, carpentry, general maintenance, and landscaping. Mechanics-style general purpose gloves are formfitting to make gloves comfortable and are less bulky than other gloves. Rubber general purpose gloves keep hands dry and resist steam to protect workers from burns.