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Category Archives: Using Woven Wraps

Traditional Sling Pass Back Carry

Wrapping Tutorial

  The traditional sling pass back carry is quick, very adjustable, and so comfortable. I am a huge fan of it with a nearly 3-year old that INSISTS on walking on the school run but only at her own pace, so often needs to be hurriedly carried to avoid us being late!! The traditional sling […]

Semi-Front Wrap Cross Carry

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This is a form of Front Wrap Cross Carry (FWCC) that you can do with a much shorter wrap. FWCC usually requires your base size. The semi-front wrap cross carry (semi-fwcc) is very similar to the hip cross carry but has some fundamental differences. The semi fwcc still has two passes over the baby for […]

Using a Short Wrap as a New Babywearer

Thanks to Dan Nisbet for sharing his experiences of being new to babywearing and using short wraps. “I remember the turning point at which I jumped to ‘full-time babywearing’. We had been carrying our first child, George, from being a newborn and I’d been doing carries with stretchies and longer sized wovens when we’d go […]

Mixed Pass Carry

Wrapping Tutorial

  MIXED PASS The mixed pass was the first back carry I ever used with a short wrap. It is so often overlooked though!   The mixed pass is a double shoulder carry which provides a lot of support. It has one pass which goes UNDER baby’s leg which is very handy if you struggle to […]

Semi Double Hammock or Back Reinforced Torso Sling Carry

Wrapping Tutorial

  SEMI DOUBLE HAMMOCK OR BACK REINFORCED TORSO SLING CARRY The Semi Double Hammock or Back Reinforced Torso Sling Carry may not have the pithiest of names but it is one of my all time favourite carries! It is a variation on a Double Hammock with Traditional Sling Pass which means rather than being 2 […]

Coolest Hip Cross Carry

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  COOLEST HIP CROSS CARRY The coolest hip cross carry has 2 passes which provide good support for carrying a bigger baby and/or don’t find a single pass carry (like the traditional sling pass carry) comfortable. You can carry your child on your hip or around onto your front which is fab for tiny babies, […]

Knotless Ruck or Ruck Tied Under Bum

Wrapping Tutorial

Knotless Ruck or Ruck Tied Under Bum The ruck or rucksack carry is a single pass (one layer of wrap covering the baby) back carry. For a standard ruck the tails of the wrap would be passed around your waist and knotted at the front. You may not have enough length to do this with […]

Traditional Sling Pass Carry and Slipknot

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Here are our easy to follow tutorials for tying a traditional sling pass carry and making a slipknot TRADITIONAL SLING PASS AND SLIPKNOT The Traditional Sling Pass is a  versatile option for a short wrap. It needs relatively little length, so you can use as short a wrap as possible ( with a longer wrap […]

Why on earth would you carry an older child?!

We know that newspapers and daytime television programmes make their money by sensationalising issues and skewing events in a way that draws people in and provokes a response. One of the British newspapers has published an article on babywearing older children whose main emphasis is shock entertainment rather than any genuine desire to enlighten and […]

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