Didymos Pfau viola-ecru…a love story

Maybe you’d like to see a comparison between the anniversary Pfau (2007) and Pfau viola-ecru from 2013  ? 🙂
These two wraps are my most precious Pfau wraps next to Juno. The anniversary Pfau was my first peacock that I bought and that made me fell in love with the pattern. I used it a lot with my daughter and peacocks are now still one of her favorite animals.
Pfau viola-ecru was released in August, 2013, just one month after I was diagnosed with AML (acute myeloic leukemia). I have been many times in contact with Didymos in the years before, met Anna and Tina and worked with them on several wraps. But I had nothing to do with this wrap…but they knew that I was sick and they knew that I love the pattern.
I guess I was crying the whole evening when I saw them releasing viola-ecru and said that they are donating 5 Euro to the German Bone Marrow Donation Foundation for every sold Peacock.
Here is the original description from Didymos:

“Pfau Viola-Ecru / Peacock Viola-Ecru

Ecru in der Kette und Violett im Schuss verweben sich in ein lebendiges Pfauenmuster. Ca. 220 g/m² aus reiner kbA-Baumwolle. / Ecru warp and violet weft make for a lively peacock pattern. About 220 g/m² of pure organic cotton.

Dies ist das Lieblingsmuster einer Kundin, die an Leukämie erkrankt ist. Deswegen spenden wir für jedes verkaufte DIDYMOS Tuch Pfau Viola-Ecru 5 Euro an die Deutsche Knochenmarkspenderdatei. Und damit die Spende nicht durch eine Stückzahl begrenzt ist, können einzelne Größen dieses Modells nachproduziert werden. / This is the favorite pattern of one of our customers that has been diagnosed with leukemia. Therefore we give 5 Euro to the German Bone Marrow Donation Foundation for every sold Peacock Viola-Ecru. As we don’t want to restrict the contribution by the number of slings, we have arranged to produce more slings of certain sizes.”

I have wrapped in many other wraps from many other companies…but Didymos will always be closest to my heart, not only due to their lovely wraps, but also because of who the people behind the scenes are…with all their compassion and friendliness that they show again and again ❤ ❤ ❤

lisca sambuco

release date: 08/24/2012
limited release in size 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
price: 109 € for a sz 6

if you are ever looking for the perfect wrap for your little squish: buy a lisca. this wrap is like all the other liscas so very marshmallowy (is this a word ?) soft and cushy that i’d like to get pregnant for a new baby subito.

lisca sambuco is a three colored wrap with a purple warp and alternating rusty red and….hm….grey with a hint of green ? weft threads. i know that didymos has written something about petrol, but either we have a different understanding about petrol or i just can’t see it. but nevertheless: this wrap is gorgeous !

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pfau zimt-gold / cinnamon-gold

release date: 08/29/2012
limited release in size 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
price: 99 € for a sz 6

copyright by Didymos

look how gorgeous this new golden pfau is !

on friday it arrived together with its cousin pfau acqua, but the golden pfau blew me away. it is also a 100% cotton wrap with a cinnamon brown warp and a golden weft.
the golden pfau is very retro and really shines. i have washed it once and it is already so soft – there is no real breaking in necessary. it is a medium wrap and i got to try it once with my 3 year old daughter. the golden birdies are quite comfortable with a multi layer carry (dd weighs over 18 kg), but are now living for a yet unknown period of time in her bed and i’m not allowed to use it because this is HER pfau.

measurements were taken on a size 6 post-wash:

length: 4.85 m

width: 65 cm

weight: 670 g

-> 138.14 g/m

-> 212,53 g/m2

pfau acqua

release date: 08/29/2012
limited release in size 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
price: 99 € for a sz 6

today pfau acqua, a wonderful all cotton peacock wrap arrived with pfau cinnamon/gold. pfau acqua is like its cousin a medium thin (or thick) wrap and already very soft right from the beginning. didymos used the same colors in this wrap as in 1975 old standard acqua/greenmeasurements were taken on a sz 6 post wash:

length:

width: 65 cm

weight: 670 g

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the wrap has an amazing shimmer and i can’t decide which side i like more. for my taste didymos could also have used a darker blue and a greener green, but i won’t complain, because the wrap is beautiful as well. it wraps very easy and nice and might be a tad thinner than the anniversary pfau – but i will check this out in the morning.