Wrap Instructions Chart

Wraparound Carrier Instructions Links and Info



Common
Abbreviation
Wrap length
(Sm. / Med. / Lg.
adults)
Photo Instructions  Video Instructions
One-shoulder carries
Cradle Carry (NB)

≤2.7m Rebozo Way 
Wrap Your Baby  Peau-à-peau  Kantoliinakanava  Trageschule Trageschule

Pocket Cradle Carry
with waist belt (NB)

3.2m / 3.2m? / ?  Kantoliinakanava
Welsh Carry

Shawl
 Peppermint
Cradle in Hip Cross Carry

 
Nosenideti (.wmv)
Two-shoulder carries
Front Wrap Cross Carry,
Folded (NB)

4.2m / 4.7m / 5.2m  Peppermint
 Ellaroo
Wrap Your Baby  Kantoliinakanava

Front Cross Carry,
Cradle (NB)

4.2m / 4.7m / 5.2m Kantoliinakanava  Trageschule Nosenideti (.wmv)
Burp Carry
(NB)

4.2m / 4.7m / 5.2m  TBW

Common Abbreviation
Wrap length Photo Instructions Video Instructions
Two-shoulder carries
Front Wrap Cross Carry FWCC
4.2m / 4.7m / 5.2m Peppermint
Wrap Your Baby  Kantoliinakanava  Peau-à-peau  Trageschule
Nosenideti
youtube
wrapababy
Pocket Wrap Cross Carry
(most common tie
for stretchy wraps)
PWCC
  4.2m / 4.7m / 5.2m Peppermint
Wrap Your Baby  Kantoliinakanava  Hug-a-bub 
.wmv
youtube
Front Cross Carry
FCC
4m / 4.2m / 4.7m TBW
Peppermint
Ellaroo
Wrap Your Baby  Easycare Kantoliinakanava  Peau-à-peau  Hoppediz  Trageschule
Nosenideti (.wmv)
youtube
TBW
Semi Front Cross Carry
SFCC
3.2m  /3.6m /4.2m
TBW

Short Cross Carry
SCC
3.2m / 3.7m+ / 4.2m Peppermint
Ellaroo
Wrap Your Baby  Kantoliinakanava  Peau-à-peau  Trageschule
TBW (dropshots)
Kangaroo Carry
Kanga
'Roo
2.7m / 3.2m / 3.7m TBW
Ellaroo
Easycare  Kantoliinakanava  Peau-à-peau  Trageschule

youtube
Wrapababy
Buddha Carry
(facing out, legs in)

4.2m / 4.7m / 5.2m  Kantoliinakanava · Peau-à-peau
Sumo Carry
(facing out, legs out)

4.2m / 4.7m / 5.2m  Peau-à-peau


Common
Abbreviation
Wrap length Photo Instructions (*see key*) Video Instructions
One-shoulder carries
Hip Carry
HC
≤2.7m Peppermint
Rebozo Way 
Wrap Your Baby  Kantoliinakanava  Peau-à-peau  Trageschule Trageschule

Hip Cross Carry
HCC
2.7m / 3.2m / 3.7m Peppermint
Ellaroo 
Easycare  Kantoliinakanava  Trageschule

Coolest Hip Cross Carry
CHCC
3.2m / 3.7m / 4.2m
TBW
TBW
TBW
Poppins Hip Carry

2.7m / 3.4 / 3.7m  TBWWrapababy
Robin's Hip Carry
(Beckysue's & Robin's)

2.7m / 3.7m / 3.7m  Didymos
Wrapababy
Wrapababy
Two-shoulder carries
2-Shoulder Hip Carry
FWCC on the hip

4.2m / 4.7m / 5.2m TBW 

Common
Abbreviation
Wrap length Photo Instructions  Video Instructions
Torso carries
Torso back carry
TC
2m
Peppermint  Trageschule youtube
youtube
Torso back carry
with knot at waist

≤ 3.2 m
youtube
One-shoulder carries
Single shoulder (Rebozo) back carry

≤ 2.7m Rebozo Way Rebozo Way

Jordan's Back Carry
Crossed In Front

3.8m / 4.2 / 4.5
 TBW
Two-shoulder carries
Back Wrap Cross Carry
BWCC
4m / 4.5m / 4.7m Peppermint
Wrap Your Baby  Kantoliinakanava  Trageschule
Wrapababy
youtube

Back Wrap Cross Carry
with Chest Belt
BWCC w/CB
4m / 4.5m / 4.7m TBW
TBW
TBW
Trageschule
Wrapababy
youtube
Back Wrap Cross Carry
with Rucksack Straps
BWCC w/ruckstraps
3.5m / 3.7m / 4.2m+ TBW
Wrapababy
TBW (photobucket)
youtube

Back Wrap Cross Carry
with Rucksack Straps and Tibetan tie

4.2m / 4.2m / 4.7m
youtube
Back Cross Carry
(Carry a la Mei Tai)
BCC
4.2m / 4.7m / 5.2m

Nosenideti (.wmv)
TBW
Rucksack Carry,
Tied under bum 
RUB
2.2m+ / 2.7m / 3.2m
youtube
youtube
Reinforced-Rear Rebozo Rucksack
RRRR
2.7m / 2.7m / 3.2m  TBWyoutube
Rucksack Carry,
Crossed, Tied under bum
RUB
2.7m / 3.2m / 3.5m
Peppermint

Rucksack Carry,
Tied in front 
Ruck TIF
3m / 3.5m / 4m TBW
TBW
TBW Kantoliinakanava  Trageschule
Zoe's
Wrap Your Baby
TBW
Rucksack Carry,
Crossed

3.7m / 4.2m / 4.6
Nosenideti (.wmv)
Rucksack Carry,
"Lexi twist"

3.2m / 3.7m / 4.2 TBWTBW (youtube, youtube)
Rucksack with
Tibetan tie 
Ruck TT
4m / 4.2m / 4.7m TBW
TBW
Trageschule
Lin's 
youtube
Wrap Your Baby
Rucksack Carry with
Lexi twist and Tibetan tie

3.7m / 4.2m / 4.7m  
Reinforced Ruck

3.7m / 4.2m / 4.7m
TBW
Reinforced Rucksack,
Strangleproof Straps (crossed + tucked)

3.7m / 4.2m / 4.7m  TBW
Obi/Strap Carry

≤3.2m Easycare · Kantoliinakanava · Trageschule TBW
Wiggle-Proof Back Carry (length = tied under bum)
WP
4.7m / 5.2m / 5.7m TBW
Gentle Christian Mothers
TBW (photobucket)
Double Rebozo Carry
DR
3.2m / 3.2m / 3.7m  TBW
Full Taiwanese Carry

long (>5m)  TBW
Jordan's Back Carry
JBC
3.7m / 3.7m / 4.2m Wrapababy · Wrapababy Wrapababy (google, google) Nosenideti (.wmv)
Secured High Back Carry
SHBC
3.7m / 4.2m / 4.7m TBW · TBW TBW (photobucket) TBW (photobucket
Double Hammock/
Chunei  Back Carry

DH/CBC
4.2m / 4.6m / 5.2m

youtube

Photo Instructions Video Instructions
Square Knot (Reef Knot)

 
Slipknots: Tying
Slipknot diagram - scroll to bottom TBW (photobucket)
youtube
Slipknots: Adjusting


Size Charts
Didymos
Gypsy Mama
 
General wrapping tips
PookaBaby
Kantoliinakanava
 
Getting baby on your back
Wrapyourbaby (many methods)  
Comfortable Rucksack Shoulders
Sandwich technique at TheBabyWearer  
Changing one carry
to another

TBW (SHBC to FWCC photobucket)
Nursing in a wrap
  TBW (photobucket)
Keeping the ends
off the ground
  youtube, youtube
Printable Instructions
with multiple carries
Gypsy Mama
Bara Barn
Moby Wrap
Peppermint (Girasol)
Ellaroo
Kari-Me - for a stretchy wrap
 
Photo of carry w/ tips
(each page shows multiple carries)
Carrying newborns at Wrapyourbaby
Storchenwiege
Childrens Needs
Peau-à-peau
Babyidea.fi: Front, back, hip, newborn
 

Name (as used
in chart above)
Type of Entity Main Website Remarks
Didymos Manufacturer didymos.de Some links (in chart above) are machine-translated from German
Easycare Manufacturer easycare.at
Ellaroo Manufacturer ellaroo.com
Hoppediz Manufacturer hoppediz.de Some links (in chart above) are machine-translated from German
Hug-a-bub Manufacturer hugabub.com Stretchy wrap carries
Kantoliinakanava User kantoliinakanava.fi Many carries, some in English.
On each carry page, click on "Kuvallinen sidontaohje" for step-by-step photos with mouseover comments; click on any step-by-step photo to see a larger photo.
Includes length needed and type of wrap shown
Kari-me Manufacturer kari-me.com Stretchy wrap carries
Lin's User hem.bredband.net/ carelm/ barsjalar/ tibetansk_ryggsack.htm One carry
Mobywrap Manufacturer mobywrap.com Stretchy wrap carries
Nosenideti Vendor nosenideti.cz Videos
Peau-à-peau Educator peau-a-peau.be Illustrated; machine-translated from French
Peppermint Vendor peppermint.com Includes length needed and type of wrap shown
Rebozo Way Educator rebozoway.org Rebozo carries
TBW (You Are Here) TheBabyWearer.com
Trageschule Educator www.trageschule-dresden.de/ websites/ trageschule/ Dresden School of Babywearing. Photo gallery of carries (from main page, click on Bindevarianten), no instructions. Machine-translated from German.
Wrapababy Educator wrapababy.com Wrapping photo gallery
Wrap Your Baby Vendor/teacher wrapyourbaby.com
Zoe's User www.marbelis.de/ zoe/ tragetuecher/ rueckentrage.html One carry; machine-translated from German

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