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Wrapping instructions for baby wraps and carriers

Instructions, tips and tricks all about how to wrap a baby sling. Instructions for back carry, front carry and hip carry as well.

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Information about the - Twisted Ruck

  • Age: from birth
  • Sling size: from size 6 - 460cm

A great variation of the Simple Rucksack which accentuates your torso and reliefs your shoulders as well. You can fan out the strands additionally. You can be part of each bunfight with this lovely twisted variation of the Simple Rucksack. Even newborns can be carried with this binding technique by advanced baby wearing persons who like to try new wrapping techniques.You can finish with a flat or a slipknot, depending on your personal style.
+ The weight is spread out onto the hip belt perfectly. One-layer binding techniques are perfect for newborns.
- You need to be an advanced baby wearing person to use this technique.

Size: Base Size (Size 6)
Level: Advanced
Usable: From birth

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Step 1

Start with an off-center midpoint of your wrap.

Step 2

Create a pouch around your child and hold the strands on its chest height.

Step 3

Support your child onto your forearm. Its legs face both in one direction, the strands face in the other direction.

Step 4

Bring your child over your shoulder to your back.

Step 5

Bend over, split the strands and bring your head through the internal strand.

Step 6

Arrange the fabric and make sure that the internal edge runs at the neck of your child, the outer edge runs along the bottom of your child.

Step 7

Create the strap between the baby`s knees by pushing the fabric between its legs (spread-squat-position).

Step 8

Both strands face forward over your shoulders, now. Tighten both strands strand by strand.

Step 9

Fix one strand between your knees.

Step 10

Bring one of the strands to your back, crossing your front.

Step 11

This strand runs underneath the leg of your child.

Step 12

Change the hands fixing the strand on your back.

Step 13

Bring the strand underneath the bottom of your child over its leg to the other side.

Step 14

Bring it to the front…

Step 15

…around your waist. The other strand between your knees is fixed now.

Step 16

Bring it underneath the pouch to your back again.

Step 17

This time, the strand runs above the leg of your child back to your front.

Step 18

Fix this strand between your knees.

Step 19

Loosen the other strand.

Step 20

Start with the slipknot.

Step 21

Twist the loose strand around the hanging one upwards, then down again, underneath the hanging one. A loop appears. Pull the fabric through the loop and fix it. Tighten strand by strand.

Step 22

Fan out the fabric onto your shoulder.

Step 23

Fan out the fabric across your breast.

Step 24

And on the other side as well.

Step 25

This is what the Twisted Ruck looks like.

FidellaŽ wishes you: Happy Babywearing!

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