Woven wraps are hard to beat when it comes to closeness, snuggliness and flexibility of use. However, despite all these pros many parents are very worried about the knotting part. They are worried it will be difficult, or they will get it wrong and their wrap won't be secure. There are actually 4 different ways … Continue reading How to secure your woven wrap – knots and other finishes.
When it comes to babies shit literally can happen! As can milky sick, serious quantities of drool and various dropped foodstuffs of all kind! Correspondingly, all the slings in the library collection are ones that are easy peasy to wash! There are some absolutely lovely wool, silk and other slings out there and available to those … Continue reading FAQ – How do I wash my carrier?
Only the second Vatanai wrap I have ever tried, what struck me most about Opportunity Heartbeat is that it is completely and utterly different to Gaia Labrinth. Heartbeat is a proper heavy weight wool blend, - 47% Egyptian Cotton, 46% Merino Superwash Wool and 7% tencel - with what Vatanai call a "tri-weave". Which means rather … Continue reading Vatanai Opportunity Heartbeat Review
This wrap is unlike anything I've ever tried before! It's absolutely stunningly beautiful. I've had the good fortune to try a good number of stunning wraps before, but where this one is different is the slubs. Slubs arise when the threads used to make the wrap is of uneven thickness ... leading to some big … Continue reading Vatanai Gaia Labrinth Review
In Part 1 I covered the most common knot used to tie a woven or stretchy wrap - the Double knot (Flat Reef or Granny). While the double knot is very secure its not adjustable - if you want to adjust your wrap (maybe to feed, or maybe to alter slightly as baby falls asleep … Continue reading Woven FAQ – Knots! Part 2 – Slip Knots and Ring Finishes
This was the second wrap I ever bought and is still one of my absolute favourites. I adore this wrap. It's just perfection. I've used this with both my children and its proved itself to be absolutely perfect for tiny tiny newborns and heavy older toddlers/preschoolers alike. What sets Lisca's apart from other wraps is … Continue reading Didymos Lisca Achat Review
Buying your first woven wrap – deciding what to buy – can often be the most intimating part of wrapping. There is a startling array of different brands, blends and designs. It can be terrifying to work out where to start! ‘Woven FAQ’ is my attempt to answer some of the questions I am asked the … Continue reading Woven FAQ – Brands
Whenever someone is asking me about buying their first woven wrap I always say first and foremost buy something you love. Yes things like weight and length do make difference, but you also have to love it. If it's a design and colour that you love then you'll wear it loads, you'll learn new carries … Continue reading Girasol Earthy Rainbow Review
Didymos are best known for their wonderful woven wraps, and their new half buckle carrier - the DidyKlick - sees them marry wraps and buckles together into one perfect package. I would describe the DidyKlick as a great halfway house between a woven wrap and a buckle carrier. It combines the pros of both - the … Continue reading DidyKlick Review
Buying your first woven wrap – deciding what to buy – can often be the most intimating part of wrapping. There is a startling array of different brands, blends and designs. It can be terrifying to work out where to start! ‘Woven FAQ’ is my attempt to answer some of the questions I am asked the … Continue reading Woven FAQ – What does gsm mean? How thick or thin is that?