These are are our extras from the Natibaby Spiderweb and Tela pre-order. We are still waiting on our green and turquoise colorways, but our greys and blues are here!
This is a jacquard weave woven in grey and white threads (same colors as grey-white swallows from last year)
Pre-Order: No official release date, although the grey and blue colorways were shipped mid-July 2013.
Weight: 210 gm/m2
This is a new departure for Nati silk. This is a very lightweight wrap. It is definitely not standard Natibaby silk, which has traditionally been super thick and dense. These are fairly airy and soft brand new. They do floof up after they have been washed and wrap just divinely. They are thin and moldable and require very little, if any, breaking in.
Nati's wrap are hit or miss on the silk smell. Sometimes it has that distinctive scent; other times it does not. This wrap smells like silk, so be forewarned if you are sensitive to it. It doesn't bother me (I actually sort of like the smell of silk), but some people are quite sensitive to it. If this is the case, I find that if you can air the wrap out for a couple of days in a room where there is good air flow, the smell does dissipate quite a bit. If you stick it in a closet for a couple of days, chances are the silk smell is going to be there, so make sure it truly airs out. Sometimes the silk scent can linger even after a wash.
Silk does require gentle care. It should be hand washed in cool water or on your washing machine's delicate or silk cycle, although I do strongly recommend hand washing. Silk wraps should be hung to dry. To fluff them up, you can put them in the dryer and tumble on a no heat setting for 5 minutes.