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How to wash a wool woven wrap.

Wool wraps have become some of my favorite to use throughout the years.   For a long time, I was scared of wool and wasn't sure how to care for it.  Once I realized that it really wasn't hard to wash the wool wraps, I jump right on into that rabbit hole and I'm so thankful that I did! We hope you enjoy this step by step picture tutorial and enjoy wrapping your little one in the softest, cushiest woven wrap blend.  Looking for a wool wrap?  You'll find them here:   Woolies Choose your wool wrap and a safe wool wash. The one I have here is called Eucalan. Follow directions and add the correct amount for what you are washing. I add one cap full for one smaller wrap. Add your wrap to tepid water. Make sure it is fully in the water. You can swirl it around a few times.  Let it sit for 15 mins. Drain the water while the wrap is still in the tub. Once all the water is gone, squeeze the wrap to get as much water out that you ca

Baby-Doo Woven Wrap

Brand Name:  Baby-Doo Wrap Name: Ocean Reviewed by: Sara Stephenson Size of Wrap: Medium (4.4 Meters) Fabric Content: 100% Combed Cotton What size is the wrappee? 4.5 years old, 42 inches, 36 lbs 2.5 years old, 40 inches, 40 lbs 10 weeks, 23 inches, 11 lbs What were/are the exact measurements (ex: Length & Width): Pre-Wash: n/a Post-Wash: n/a What was the weight of the wrap: Pre-Wash: n/a Post-Wash: n/a What is the thickness of this wrap? I would say medium Is the wrap being reviewed a reweave of another original release? If so please tell which version you have? This is a standard line wrap Does it have cush? It is so beautifully cushy! I want a blanket made out of it. It is perfectly soft and cushy for my newborn and also has enough cush to be comfortable on my shoulders when wearing my older kids. It molds really well around all of my children. How does it feel on

Fidella Fly Tai

Brand Name: Fidella Wrap Name: Fly Tai Reviewed by: Sara Stobart Size of Wrap: One Size Fits All! Fabric Content: 100% Organic Cotton How long has this wrap been used by you? 6 weeks What size is the wrappee? 21 months, 34 in, 22 lbs What were/are the exact measurements (ex: Length & Width): Pre-Wash: n/a Post-Wash:  Width at Base of Panel : 17.5in, cinches to 8in Width at Top of Panel: 11.5in, cinches to 5in Panel Height: 19in, cinches to 10in Waist Band: 4.5in wide x 75in long Shoulder Straps: 3in wide padded (opens up to 11.5in of fabric) X 86in long What was the weight of the wrap: Pre-Wash: n/a Post-Wash: n/a What is the thickness of this wrap? Medium, with Very Thick 100% Polyester padded straps and waistband Is the wrap being reviewed a reweave of another original release? If so please tell which version you have? This is Fidella’s Wrap Conversion Mei Tai (WCMT). It i

Marsupial Mamas Newest Exclusive: Every Drop Counts

We are very excited to announce our newest  Natibaby   exclusive with a very special meaning behind it. Every Drop Counts  (Designed by Sara Abrams)  100% Cotton, woven in turquoise and gray. This wrap honors the struggles and victories of women committed to providing every drop of breast milk possible to their babies despite the many medical and anatomical causes of low milk supply. The group behind this design is called IGT and Low Milk Supply Support Group which can be found on Facebook.   https://www.facebook.com/groups/IGTmamas/ 10% of every wrap purchased will be donated to MOBI Motherhood International. MOBI Motherhood Intl. is a non-profit organization committed to research, advocacy, education, and support for mothers with extraordinary circumstances that hinder or prevent the breastfeeding relationship. Its goal is to promote the support of mothers with extreme breastfeeding issues, with our online support groups, and with education and

Natibaby Marsupial Mamas Exclusive: Winter Elm

Brand Name:  Natibaby Wrap Name:  Marsupial Mamas Exclusive: Winter Elm Reviewed by: Sara Stobart Size of Wrap: 6 Fabric Content: 50% Cotton, 50% Linen What size is the wrappee? 15 months, 30 in, 21 lbs What were/are the exact measurements (ex: Length & Width): Pre-Wash: n/a Post-Wash: 478cm x 61cm What was the weight of the wrap: Pre-Wash: n/a Post-Wash: 255 g/m2 What is the thickness of this wrap? Medium-Thick Is the wrap being reviewed a reweave of another original release? If so please tell which version you have? It is the third version of Natibaby’s Exclusive Marsupial Mamas design. I have also tried both Autumn Blaze (50% Wool) and Cherry Tree (60% Linen). Does it have cush? If anything is going to make you love Winter is it this wrap! Winter Elm is incredibly moldable, fluffy and so easy to wrap with. I was pleasantly surprised! In hand, my first opinion was that it fe

Diva Milano Barocco Lions

Brand Name:  Diva Milano Wrap Name:  Barocco Lions - Blu Reviewed by: Tressa Smith Size of Wrap: 7 Fabric Content: 100% Cotton How long has this wrap been used by you? 6 weeks What size is the wrappee? 6 months, 18 lbs 7 oz, 26 inches / 3.5 years, 31 pounds, 3 feet 3 inches (39 inches) What were/are the exact measurements (ex: Length & Width): Pre-Wash: unknown Post-Wash: 5.2m, .76m wide (30 in) What was the weight of the wrap (ex: g/m^2): Pre-Wash: Post-Wash: 198 g/m2 What is the thickness of this wrap? thin Does it have cush? Being all cotton this wrap has some moldability. It is thin but wide and the width layered on my shoulders gave me some cushiness. How does it feel on your shoulders? I was comfortable and I did not feel any diggyness with the baby or the toddler on my shoulders. How much diagonal stretch does the wrap have? There is a little diagonal stretch to this all

Natibaby Marsupial Mamas Exclusive: Autumn Blaze

Brand Name:  Natibaby Wrap Name:  Marsupial Mamas Exclusive Autumn Blaze Reviewed by: Sara Stobart Size of Wrap: 6 Fabric Content: 50% Merino Wool, 50% Cotton What size is the wrappee? 15 months, 30 in, 20lbs What is the thickness of this wrap? Thick Does it have cush? Look up cush in the dictionary - it probably says Autumn Blaze. This is the cushiest wrap I have ever wrapped with! Marshmallowy soft. Super moldable! Nice grip! How does it feel on your shoulders? At first wrap I had a difficult time with the shoulders. There seemed to be so much fabric I just couldn’t get it to sit comfortably. The wrap kept slipping off my shoulders. Then I tried sandwiching and it did a world of difference! It folded beautifully and felt so comfortable. Perfect weight distribution. Awesomely fluffy! How much diagonal stretch does the wrap have? I would classify this wrap as medium stretchiness. How supportiv

Flight of the Butterflies

"Butterflies, they are like dream flowers, childhood dreams, which have broken loose from their stalks and escaped into the sunshine. Air and angels..." The fanciful Butterflies design, one of the many classics from Natibaby. Originally made in 2009, the Butterflies wrap has been woven twenty three times and in 5 different blends since! Come with us as we take a look at the journey that these carefree creatures have traveled. Please travel with us and share a picture of your Natibaby Butterflies wrap in the comments January 16, 2015 Butterflies Eozyna 68% Cotton, 19% Ramie, 13% Silk January 3, 2014 Butterflies Plum 70% Cotton, 30% Hemp December 1, 2013 Butterflies Lagoa 70% Cotton, 30% Linen   October 21, 2013 Butterflies Adavi 70% Cotton, 30% Wool January 31, 2013 Butterflies Blue-Yellow 70% Cotton, 30% Linen January 31, 2013 Butterflies Old Rose 70% Cotton, 30% Linen September 27, 2012 Butterflies B