Arwen™ Eiliant Ring Sling

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✔  Toddlerworthy ✔ Gentle cush ✔ Vegan ✔ Ethically made in Scotland

Striking and colourful, this gorgeous fabric has a truly fitting name as Eiliant means rainbow in Sindarin. Our elegant Arwen design is picked out in a blended Ecotec cotton and BCI organic cotton yarn in natural white to make the design pop beautifully.

The text is highlighted by the rich border colours: “Now not day only shall be beloved, but night too shall be beautiful and blessed, and all its fear pass away.”

This vegan fabric is woven with Ecotec cotton and BCI cotton. Ecotec cotton is made up of reusable cotton waste fibres from the spinning mill that would otherwise go to landfill.

Straight out of the bag, this fabric is mouldable and wonderfully soft to the touch, and the textures of the Arwen design give it a great balance of grip and glide – all for an enjoyable wrapping experience. Slightly on the thicker side, this fabric offers a gentle cush for the shoulders making it perfect for carrying bigger children and toddlers. Strong and durable, this stunning fabric will last you through all seasons. 

By using BCI cotton we ensure that our cotton meets the Better Cotton Initiative’s high standards of environmental, economic and social responsibility. Our BCI cotton is also organic, meaning it is grown with care and without chemicals keeping the land, and farmers, healthy.

This item is part of the Middle-earth Collection, inspired by The Lord of the Rings™.

Arwen, Eiliant, Sindarin, The Lord of the Rings and the characters, items, events and places therein are trademarks of The Saul Zaentz Company d/b/a Middle-earth Enterprises (SZC) and are used under license by Oscha Slings. All rights reserved.

*Please note the top of this fabric is the red side, ring slings will have this side at the top if the correct left/right-hand option is chosen.

Oscha Slings are ethically handcrafted in Scotland and come with a Peace Of Mind Guarantee.

CARE INSTRUCTIONS: Wash at 30 degrees. Do not use bleach or fabric softener. Tumble dry warm. Ironing is recommended.

FABRIC COMPOSITION: 80% BCI Organic Combed Cotton, 20% Ecotec Cotton, 68cm.

FABRIC WEIGHT: approx. 323gsm

  • Soft

  • Strong
  • Supportive
  • Durable
  • Gentle cush
  • Mouldable
  • Vegan
  • Toddlerworthy
  • Good balance of grip and glide
  • Perfect for all climates

Our Ring Slings are one size fits all. They are around 190 – 200cm long and 61-70cm wide.

Left or Right Shoulder?

As Ring Slings are worn on one shoulder, you will sometimes see an option for a left or right shoulder sling, this refers to which shoulder the rings sit on, your baby will sit on the opposite hip. For example, if you want to carry your baby on your right hip, you would need to choose a left shoulder Ring Sling. 

We have these options because some of our fabrics are directional – it means that the design has a top and a bottom. It is also because a lot of our fabrics have colour gradients. If you choose your preferred shoulder this will ensure that the pattern is placed correctly and/or that the preferred colour is at the top when you are wearing the sling. 

Most people will choose the side of the arm they would like to have free as the baby will sit on the opposite hip and restrict your use of that arm somewhat. Imagine holding a baby, which hip do you want to place them on? If it is on your left hip then choose a right shouldered sling and vice versa.

All of our Ring Slings can be worn on either shoulder and we always recommend moving it from side to side regularly to keep your body in balance. Selecting the shoulder side just allows you to have the fabric sitting the way you’d like it on your dominant side.

Highland Pleat or Gathered?

Highland Pleat: This unique shoulder style has been exclusively designed by Oscha. The material is folded and stitched into the pleated shoulder, this means the fabric takes up less space on your shoulder.

Gathered: Widely used in the babywearing community, this style is less structured than the Pleated shoulder meaning it is worn pulled down over your shoulder.

The main difference between the two styles is how the fabric sits on and around your shoulder. The Highland Pleat shoulder has a little more padding and takes up less space on your shoulder, while the Gathered shoulder takes up more space and can be spread right down the top of your arm. While the Pleated shoulder gives much more freedom of movement, the Gathered shoulder allows you to spread the fabric more.

Learn more about how to choose a Ring Sling here.

Both of our styles are comfy, if you’re really unsure then either contact us through Messenger or email for assistance or go for the Gathered style as it is slightly more universal.

Note: All of our fabrics are weight tested up to 45lbs (or about 5 years old). 

Woven ring slings are elegant and quick to use: perfect for short trips and for children who like to be up and down often.

Whether you want a sling for a newborn or a carrier for a 1-year-old and beyond, our eco-friendly ring slings are a great choice. Packing up small and light our beautiful baby slings are an amazing tool for the busy parent.

All our fabrics weight test up to 45lbs (or about 5 years old).

Our stylish ring slings come in two shoulder options: Highland Pleated and Gathered. Learn more about both shoulder types.

Oscha’s handmade ring slings can be worn on either shoulder, although some directional patterns may be listed as Left Shoulder or Right Shoulder. Discover which shoulder is right for you. 

Oscha’s comfortable baby carriers bring many wonderful benefits to parents and children. Research shows that ring slings help babies sleep as well as soothing colic and reflux, baby carriers also support breastfeeding mothers and early bonding. Learn more about the benefits of carrying. 

Wrap your baby in an ethically crafted carrier. Oscha’s handmade baby slings are woven in the British Isles and sewn with love in Scotland.

Oscha ring slings come ready to wear but will soften wonderfully with love and wear, and come packaged in a handy organic cotton tote.

Find out more about ring slings here.

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