Ring colors: We offer a wide range of colors in anodized aluminum and nylon.
Ring sizes:Our rings come in three sizes in both aluminum and nylon rings, insuring that you always have the perfect slip-free size for your carrier.
When you make a sling, choose your ring size based on the following four criteria:
●the weight/texture (or HAND) of the fabric
●the width of the fabric
●the shoulder style of the sling
●your personal preference for the balance between security and ease of adjustment.
Our small rings are best used with light weight, and/or very smooth fabrics. They are well suited to closed tail slings. If you plan to make your sling very narrow (22″-26″) you might also want the small rings. The small rings tend to be very secure, though not as easy to adjust as the larger rings. They are also good for onbuhimos.
If you are using a medium weight fabric, in widths of 26 “-30″, you might be more comfortable with the medium size rings. In general, the medium size rings will give you a sling that secure, but may not be as easy to adjust as the large rings if your fabric is on the thicker side. Many people prefer medium rings when making a single-layer dupioni or shantung silk sling, especially if it will be machine-washed.
If you are using a heavy weight (winter weight) or heavy nap fabric, a very wide fabric (30″-45″), or have just had difficulty adjusting your sling in the past, you may want our large size rings. . They are preferred for double-layered slings of nearly any material, as well as thicker wraps that are turned into slings.
No matter which pattern you are using, you will want to carefully test your ring/fabric combination to make sure that your sling will be safe. A sling is a very simple concept, but the wrong combination of rings and fabric can be dangerous. Always take note of listed precautions and practice safe baby carrying. Additionally, you might want to stay away from the large rings if you have a very small torso.