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Review: Nona Woven Wraps Palmae Spitsbergen 

July 1, 2017 No Comments

Review: Nona Woven Wraps Palmae Spitsbergen 

July 1, 2017 No Comments


Nona Woven Wraps Palmae Spitsbergen

  • 100% cotton – 278g/m2
  • $
  • Machine woven
  • Support: Higher than average
  • Best for: Older babies
  • Carries: Single pass carries for smaller babies, multi pass carries for larger babies

I was super excited to check out Nona. I’ve heard a lot of things about them, but the one thing that stuck out to me was how supportive they are. Tot is doing nothing, but getting bigger – so being able to find a wrap that can support all of that weight is amazing. I was surprised when Palmae first arrived. It’s thin, and since it was on the newer side, a little on the rough side. We spent many hours up, braiding it, and sleeping on it, trying to help break it in. It seems that Nonas do need a little bit more TLC to help break them in, but the pricing makes it incredibly worth it.

Tot went up in multiple carries. Ruck for quick ups, normally when there’s a meltdown about to happen. When we went out shopping and he was up for more than 20 minutes, we always seem to go with a double hammock. It’s one of my favorite carries and I feel like it helps me really get a feel for the wrap.

Palmae Spitsbergen has an ecru warp and a purple weft. You could definitely use either side interchangably. We want with the more ecru side, since that’s what Tot picked out. We went for a walk around the neighborhood, to get some photos. After a while the straps do feel kind of diggy on the shoulder, but I feel like that could definitely work itself out once the wrap becomes more broken in. There is absolutely no stretch at all, there is very limited give.  This wrap is pretty solid and wasn’t stretching out with use. We didn’t have to readjust at all while up.

I feel like this wrap will just get better with time. The more it’s broken it, the more you can do with it. It’s a little cumbersome right now, but it will definitely soften up. It started to soften up while it was here, and I would love to host it again, once it has gone through a few more hosts. I would love to see my review change with a fully broken in Palmae.

I would consider this wrap a workhorse wrap. The weave is tight enough that I don’t see it being prone to pulls. It’s easy care – throw it into the washer when it’s dirty. It’s 100% cotton, so no special washing directions either. I always recommend following the company’s directions to wash though. It also wasn’t hot at all while we were wearing, but with the tight weave, I don’t see it being super airy either. But it was thin enough that I didn’t consider it warm.

This wrap is grippy. The passes stuck once over, and I had to pull a little bit more just to make sure that my passes were where I needed them. The texture made it almost like velcro – once the pass was there, it was THERE. No readjusting was needed after I got my carry where I wanted it. The texture feels nice under your touch. I can’t say enough how I can imagine this wrap once it gets soft, and I want it to come back once it gets that way. This wrap definitely retains its shape. When it first arrived, when I did the drop test (just dropping the wrap from a standing position), I’m pretty sure it could almost stand. But towards the end of its visit, it did flop down.

I know I keep saying it, but I feel like this would be an amazingly supportive, soft wrap once it’s fully broken in. Palmae will take a bit of work, but it’s thin, has a fun pattern, is incredibly supportive – I can see it being a great wrap. They’re affordable – which is a plus in my book. Hopefully, this wrap can come by again, once it’s had more TLC and I can see what it truly feels like. I recommend this wrap for the bigger, older babe – it’s not soft and cushy enough for a newborn at this stage.

 

Nona Woven Wraps: website / Facebook

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I'm Nikki. Work at home mama that loves to eat & travel. I am totally obsessed with my children, crafts, and baby wearing. April & October is a life blog about my family's adventures. Read More

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