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Introducing little acorn by Babes & Kids

We are constantly researching products that provide quality and comfort for your babies.

That is why we have chosen little acorn by Babes & Kids as one of our brands. 

little acorn by Babes & Kids is designed and manufactured in South Africa by Megan Benoit, a mum of two with a degree in Occupational Therapy. Her knowledge of the importance of a calm and comfortable sleep environment for babies led her to source only the softest, natural yarns for baby bedding.

Their little acorn knitted baby bedding meets all these quality requirements your babies deserve.

The latest trend in bedding is the use of t-shirt or knitted cotton rather than woven cotton.  And as we know comfort and feel are so important for babes having a good night’s sleep!

There are three different types of knitted cotton and we will discuss these so that you make an informed decision when purchasing:

  • Cotton jersey, T-shirt or single knit is probably the most common. It is soft, fluid and works best for t-shirts and is the most affordable.
  • Double knit is made with a double-knit weave and therefore a more structured and stable fabric.
  • Interlock is a variation on a double knit and is the heaviest of the three knit types and the most luxurious.

The little acorn fitted sheets are made with interlock - the same type of cotton knit used for luxury baby clothing. These sheets are also recommended by leading sleep consultants.

Double knits are incredibly soft with a high-quality feel. This type of cotton has good stretch (so it will fit well over your mattress) as well as good recovery, so it will not lose its shape.

We like to think of it as a luxurious onesie for your cot!

Knitted cottons should be washed on a cool gentle cycle and can be tumbled dried on a low/ delicate heat. As with most knitted items high heats can cause the fabric to shrink.  With 100% cotton items there will be a small amount of shrinkage after the first wash (5%) but this has been factored in when making little acorn bedding so your items will still fit perfectly after washing. 

View our range of little acorn baby bedding here

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