• Woven Wrap

    PinkNova Polaris Morning Coffee

    AT A GLANCE Brand / weave: PinkNova  /  Polaris Fibre: 53% bio cotton, 29% superfine wool, 18% cashmere Measurements: 497cm long,  65cm wide, 299 gsm Key words: Thick, cosy, supportive   For many babywearers, autumn is when wool wraps really come into their own – so I was excited to try out Polaris Morning Coffee just as the colder weather was arriving. A holiday from a lovely friend, this was also my first experience of Pink Nova. My first impression of Morning Coffee was that it’s a lovely colour. It’s a true neutral brown: neither really warm nor really cool. The constrasting colour is somewhere inbetween cream and white, cool…

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    Didymos Garten im Herbst

    AT A GLANCE Brand / weave: Didymos / Garten im Herbst Fibre: 60% cotton, 40% wool Pre-wash measurements: 453 cm long, 70 cm wide, 284 gsm Post-wash measurements: 444 cm long, 70 cm wide, 292 gsm Key words: Supportive, solid, robust     Woven exclusively for Natürlich Wachsen, Garten im Herbst (“Garden in Autumn”) intrigued me as soon as I saw it. It reminds me a little of Didymos’ existing bird weave, Vogels, but the addition of branches with angular foliage and the different style of birds makes for a more quirky design. This is one of those patterns which really comes to life when wrapped; the branches lie beautifully,…

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    Accidental Loveliness

    I recently took a stash shot featuring the indios I currently own. It was a nice shot.   Then I set up a few of the indios for a taper comparison shot, since one has deeper tapers than unsual. (I really love geekery details like this!)     I was all set to bundle the wraps up and take them back into my house, when my eye was caught by the ‘messy’ edge of the wraps. I’d lined up the tapers oh-so-neatly, but behind that I’d pushed the wraps around any-old-how, letting them fold and drape towards the ground.   And actually, it was really gorgeous. One of the things…