Woven Wraps

Double Hammock – alternate finishes

by Jennah Watters, ABE Double Hammock (DH) is one of the more popular back carries, and one of the first “fancy carries” I wanted to learn. It’s a very supportive multi-layer carry that is great for larger babies or toddlers. There are also a ton of ways to make it even fancier, which is super […]

Wraps for Beginners

Naitbaby Brezo by April Kinney, VBE New to babywearing and looking into wrap but not sure where to start? There are a plethora of wraps to choose from and, the brands, colors, weaves, fibers can be overwhelming.One popular suggestion is to find something that is visually appealing to you.  If you like the way it […]

Advanced Wrapping Class – August 2014

Patuxent Babywearing held its first Advanced Wrapping Class on August 23rd, 2014!  Our first class focused on Double Hammock and Double Sling Shoulder to Shoulder (DSS2S) and variations of these carries.  As a review for those who were there (or for those that weren’t able to make it) here is a recap of what we […]

Shoulder Flip Tutorial

Many woven wrappers find shoulder flips tricky.  A shoulder flip is when the wrap comes from below the shoulder and is flipped over the shoulder to create ruck straps.  Shoulder flips are used in tons of back carries including:   Jordan’s Back Carry Giselle’s Back Carry Half Jordan’s Back Carry Double Sling Shoulder to Shoulder […]

Babywearing While Pregnant

Babywearing while pregnant is a wonderful way to meet the needs of a soon-to-be big sibling.  Wearing a child while pregnant can be more comfortable carrying a child in arms. Before embarking on a babywearing journey while pregnant, be sure to consult with your midwife or obstetrician.  In most cases, if you are cleared to […]

Wrapping Cheat Sheet

Once you know all of the types of passes that are used in wrap carries, you can easily learn new carries.  Visit our Wrap Pass Glossary to learn all of the pass types.  Here we will show you how the passes are combined to create many common carries.   Cross Carries:  Carries composed mostly of […]

Wrap Pass Glossary

All woven wrap carries can be broken down into different types of passes.  This blog posts will show  you the main types of passes and explain the pros and cons of each type of pass.   Four Main Pass Types All carries include at least one of the following four pass types.   Horizontal/Torso Pass […]

Front Cross Carry Photo-Tutorial

Front Cross Carry is one of my favorite woven wrap carries.  First, it can be completely pre-tied and your baby can be easily popped in and out of the wrap as many times as needed.  This is awesome especially for babies or toddlers who like to be up and down.  Second, it ties in the […]

Photo Tutorial:  How to get an AWESOME Seat in a Woven Wrap Back Carry

1.  Start the wrap on your baby’s back so that the top rail (or edge) is either at the nape of your baby’s neck (if baby will be arms in) or just between the shoulder blades (if baby will be arms out).  Make sure the wrap is smooth and not bunched up at baby’s shoulder […]

There’s a WRAP for that!

One of the best things about babywearing is that your carrier can be an all purpose baby/child tool!  Here are some of the uses our members have found for their carriers! Not enough swings at the park?  There’s a wrap for that! Sleeping kid needs a blanket?  There’s a wrap for that! Your dog is […]