You can find various types of baby sling patterns online or you can sometimes even ask someone to make one for you. A baby sling is actually a baby carrier that uses cloth and metal or nylon rings, which is wrapped around the body of the mother or carrier. The baby is made to sit down or lie on the pocket. There are many online sites that offer you free baby sling patterns that are quite safe for holding your baby. The patterns also come with full instructions and drawings. You can see different types of rings and fabrics and select the pattern that is safe and suitable for your baby. The size and age are very important considerations which will help you choose the best patterns.