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Our library

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Below is the inventory of our stretchy wraps, woven wraps, ring slings, meh dais and podaegi, close caboo and buckles carriers available for hire at the library. We have other slings for demo only you can try out: Peruvian manta and kanga. We are always replenishing and expanding the library to meet demand, so don’t hesitate to ask if you’re looking for a particular sling.

Stretchy Wraps

Hana stretchy wrap, cotton, bamboo and elastane.

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We have the Standard and Organic versions.
Comes in different colours and lengths. We have some Hana wraps available for purchase (below retail price).

Je Porte mon bébé stretchy original

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Je Porte mon bébé stretchy hybrid

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We also have a Moby wrap (grey)


Woven wraps

Our woven wraps come in different lengths, weights, type of weave, fibres and styles. If you want to try a particular blend (e.g., cashmere, silk, wool), weave, length that is not available in the library, get in touch. I have many more wraps in my personal stash you can have a play with (not for hire)!

Liora Rae Wovens Brooke, 100% Egyptian cotton, 350g/m², size 6.

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Mamaruga Poppy field blue, 100% combed cotton, 265g/m², size 6.
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Baby Monkey Koi, 50% linen 50% cotton, 250g/m², size 6.

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Linen blends are great for hot weather!


Ellaroo Patapum Jan, 100% cotton handwoven, very thin wrap, size 6, fringe on one tail.

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A great wrap for hot weather!


Yaro Magnet Violet Aqua-Green, 100% cotton, 330g/m², size 7.

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This an extra long wrap, great for fancy finishes, extra length to wrap around your lower back or close a front carry on the front, or to try a tandem carry!


Soul Slings Corallium, 100% cotton, 280g/m², size 6.

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Soul Slings Topaz, 100% cotton, 255g/m², size 6.

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Yaro Turtle blue, 100% cotton, 230g/m², size 4.

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Yaro La vita Dark blue violet, 100% cotton, 230g/m², size 6

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Didymos Eva, 100% cotton, 195g/m², size 5.

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Didymos Iris, 100% cotton, 200g/m², size 4.

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Hoppediz Delhi, 100% cotton, size 6.

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This wrap also includes a pocket on the tail.


Yaro LaVita Autumn rainbow, 100% cotton, 230g/m², size 6.

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Yaro La fleur Summer rain, 100% cotton, 230g/m², size 3.

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Didymos Tanzanite dyed burlesque red, 100% cotton, 240g/m², size 4

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Liora Rae Wovens Una Natural, 100% Egyptian combed cotton, size 5.

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Oscha Starry Night, 75% organic cotton, 25% wild silk, 268g/m², size 2.

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A short wrap perfect for quick carries!


Diva Milano Essenze Perla, 100% cotton, 250g/m², long size 5, wide.

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Diva Milano Essenze Smeraldo, 50% cotton, 50% linen, 255g/m², long size 5, wide.

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Java Bali Breeze,  very thin cotton, size 1.

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Perfect for short carries in hot weather!


Calin Bleu ‘lite’ Amethyst, 100% gauze, size 6.

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A very thin, yet sturdy wrap, perfect for hot days.

Also available in ‘natural’ beige, teal and blue.


Tinge garden Moss leaves, 88%cotton, 12% linen, 250g/m², size 5.

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Woven Wings Banquo, 87% cotton 13% merino, 322g/m2, size 3.

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Ring slings

Littlefrog Stoney Opal Ring sling, 100% cotton, 240g/m², 1.7m.

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Yaro La Vita Lemon Ring Sling (conversion), 100% cotton, 230g/m², 1.7m.

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Littlefrog Sandy Agate II Ring sling, 100% cotton, 240g/m², 1.7m.

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Diva Milano Viola Ring sling, 100% cotton.

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Oscha  Boutique Ring sling, 50% Sea Island organic combed cotton, 10%cotton, 40% bamboo.

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 Meh Dais and Podaegi

We have babies and toddlers toddler meh dais.

Diva Milano Savannah toddler Meh dai, 100% cotton, 250g/m², suitable from 6 months to 3 years (woven wrap meh dai). Also comes in the original version, suitable from birth to 2-3 years old, teal colour.

We retail Diva milano slings as well.

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Big baby and Toddler Meh Dai, 100% cotton (non-woven wrap meh dai)

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Catbird Baby Meh Dai, 100% cotton (non-woven wrap meh dai)

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Ling ling meh dai (mid tai) 100% cotton (non-woven wrap meh dai)

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Oscha wrap conversion Podaegi, 100% cotton

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Close Caboo

Lite Caboo carrier, 60% cotton, 40% polyester (rings on the sides) – more

We also have 2 Close Caboos cotton in stock

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Buckles carriers

Ergos: original. Three positions carry. 5.5kgs-20kgs. With sleep hood. Newborn insert also available.

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Ergo Omni 360 Cool Air: Particular great for warm weather. Allows for four positions carrying. 3.2kgs-20kgs. Infant insert not needed. Straps can be crossed on the back. Sleep hood and pocket.

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Ergo 360 Four positions: Allows for all positions carrying. 5.5kgs-15kgs. Newborn insert needed to carry smaller babies (available from the library).

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Ergo Adapt: Three positions carry (facing outward not available). 3.2kgs-20kgs. No newborn insert needed.

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Tula Free to grow Coast cool air mesh: Front and back positions carry, 3.2kgs-20kgs. No newborn insert needed. Great for hot days!

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Izmi carrier, 100% cotton, suitable from 3.2kg to 15kg. Spreadable shoulders, front and back carry.2018-06-16 11.43.29


Connecta carrier

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Storchenwiege half buckle carrier, 100% cotton, suitable for bigger babies and toddlers.

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Sleep hood and adjustable straps, cynchable wait belt, buckles clips.


Mamaruga Zensling (stretchy fabric), suitable from birth (3kgs) to toddlerhood (20kgs max)IMG_2786Front and back carry options, fully adjustable in length and width, sleep hood, buckles clips.

Also comes in purple and black ocean.

The Zensling is very popular so make sure you reserve one!


Patapum. Not suitable for very small babies

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Hippychick hip seat. For carrying your baby on the hip. (This is not hands-free)

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Workshops

All our workshops can be run on demand. We need a minimum of two paying participants (couples don’t pay double).

Workshops can be tailor-made to you and your friends’ needs, and can be run from Wrap a Hug HQ in Whitechapel or your home.

Most popular workshops include: front, hip or back carry with a woven wrap

Front, hip or back carry with a woven wrap (£30 per person)

Introduction to babywearing (£25 per person)

Ring sling  or Mei tai workshop (£30 per person)

Toddlerwearing  with a choice of carry (£30 per person)

Get in touch!

February workshops

We have organized a series of workshops for February 2017!

Workshops are a great place to learn alongside others and meet other babywearing parents.

Here are the details:

Front carry workshop

Saturday 25th of February, 2pm-4pm, Wrap a Hug, Whitechapel E1, ran by Mel and Azzura, £30 per person

A two hours workshop to learn how to carry our little one in a long woven wrap in two front carries: a front wrap cross carry, a very supportive carry great for long walks, and a front cross carry, a pre-tied, poppable carry perfect for quick ups and downs.Woven wraps can be borrowed for free during the class.

Woven wraps can be borrowed for free during the class. Hire can be arranged at no extra cost depending on availability.

To book your place and for more information write to Mel at mel.wrapahug@gmail.com

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Hip carry workshop

Friday 24th of February, 10am-12pm, Wrap a Hug, Whitechapel E1, ran by Mel and Azzura, £30 per person

A two hours workshop to learn how to carry our little one in a woven wrap in two hip carries: The first carry is very supportive, great for long walks and long periods of carrying.The second one is pre-tied and great for quick ups and downs.

Woven wraps can be borrowed for free during the class. Hire can be arranged at no extra cost depending on availability.

To book your place and for more information write to Mel at mel.wrapahug@gmail.com

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Introduction to babywearing workshop

Saturday 25th of February, 10am-12pm, Wrap a Hug, Whitechapel E1, ran by Mel and Azzura, £25 per person

What are the benefits of carrying a baby in a wrap?
When is a carrier really ergonomic and safe?
How can I choose the perfect carrier for me and my baby?
What’s the difference between a stretchy wrap and a woven wrap?

You will find all the answers to your babywearing questions and much more at our introduction to babywearing workshop.

You also will have the chance to try on different carrier and wraps with our support.

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Back carry workshop

Sunday 26th of February, 10am-12pm, Wrap a Hug, Whitechapel E1, ran by Mel and Azzura, £30 per person

A two hours workshop to learn how to carry your baby on your back in a rucksack carry.

Back carries are really comfortable and handy, leaving you hands-free!!

During the workshop, we will learn how to easily and safely bring our baby on our back, how to tie a rucksack carry and different ways of finishing it. We will also learn how do to a double hammock, which is a more supportive carry for bigger kids.

It is preferable that you have some experience with carrying your little one in a woven wrap. Let us know if you are new to wrapping.

Babies should have good head control. Check with us if you’re unsure if you can back carry.

Woven wraps can be borrowed for free during the class. Hire can be arranged at no extra cost depending on availability.

For more information or to book your place write at mel.wrapahug@gmail.com

 

Wrap a hug London is starting again

Good news to babywearers in London: Wrap a hug is starting again!

Mel is joining forces with Azzura to open a sling library and consultancy service focused on woven wraps in East London. She is finishing her babywearing consultant training and is setting up a library with lots of woven wraps and other slings. It will be open very soon and parents will be able to come over, try some slings and get advice. Private consultations and workshops will start in early 2017. Mel co-runs a large sling social group (Sling social East London, join our Facebook group) and is an experienced babywearing mum and passionate about woven wraps and supporting parents.

Opening hours, lists of wraps for hire and more details coming soon.

Meanwhile feel free to email her at mel.wrapahug@gmail.com or use the contact form to get in touch!

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Front and Back carries workshops

Hello all!

Azzura is going to be in London this week so we have organised 2 workshops for you!

Front carry workshop, Thursday 24th of November, 4-6pm, Masiel Baby, 56 Abbey Gardens, London NW8 9AT

A two hours workshop to learn how to carry our little ones in a long woven wrap in two front carries: one very supportive and the other one very quick and pre-tied, perfect for up and downs and traveling.
Cost of the class is £ 35 per person.

Woven wraps can be borrowed for free during the class.

Woven wraps are the only carrier which can be used from birth to any age of your child.
They are the most comforrtable and nurturing way to carry our babies.

Learn more on www.wrapahug.com

To book your place and to have more information write to wrapahug@gmail.com

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Back carry workshop, Saturday 26th of November, 1.30pm-3.30pm, Flat 12, 67 Vallance road, London E1 5BS

A two hour workshop to learn how to carry your baby on your back in a rucksack carry.

Back carries are really comfortable and handy leaving mum’s hands and arms free!!

During the workshop we will learn how to easily and safely bring our baby on our back, how to tie a rucksack carry and different ways of finishing it.

Price £ 30 per person.

Woven wraps can be borrowed for free at the class.

For more information or to book your place write at mel.wrapahug@gmail.com

nb: we will be running the workshop from Mel’s place in Whitechapel. The flat is on the third floor with no lift (buggies can be left in the entrance at the owner’s own risk). Three cats leave here but will be locked away in a bedroom.