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Willow Neoma Ring Sling

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✔  Great all-rounder ✔ Suitable for beginners ✔ Soft & drapey ✔ Ethically made in Scotland

As described by our tester, this Superwash cashwool and organic cotton fabric feels “snuggly and soft straight out of the bag without any prickle and is oh so drapey”. Mouldable and thin in hand, it is suitable for children of all ages, including newborns, and will be a lovely choice for beginners as it is easy to wrap with. 

Willow Neoma is woven on a rich brown mirrored grad warp, inspired by comforting autumnal drinks such as hot chocolate and coffee. It is completed with fresh green leaves and branches glistening through the dark backdrop for a mesmerising effect.

Superwash wool is an easy care wool yarn which gives a woolie softness and support, while being lovely and mouldable in hand. It also lends a very gentle cush to this fabric. This yarn is safe to wash on a 30-degree delicates cycle, making it perfect for busy wool lovers. Wool’s temperature regulating properties will keep you warm on cooler days but will also keep you cool in warm weather.

This fabric is also woven with BCI organic cotton. By using it 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.

*Please note the top of this fabric is the branches up 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: Hand washing is recommended, although a wool cycle on a known reliable machine may be used at your own risk. Use a suitable wool detergent. Lay flat to dry and iron on a cool setting.

FABRIC COMPOSITION: 59% BCI Organic Combed Cotton, 41% Superwash Cashwool.

FABRIC WEIGHT: approx. 273gsm

  • Soft

  • Strong
  • Breathable
  • Malleable
  • Mouldable
  • Gentle cush
  • Gentle stretch
  • Great all-rounder
  • Perfect for beginners
  • Suitable 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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