Fuzzy Blankets and Throws: The Right Fabric

The comfort of your Fuzzy Blankets and Throws greatly depends on the fabric it is made of. There are a few common blanket fabrics – each has benefits, so choose the one that best suits your needs.

  • Cotton can stand repeated washing, making them a good choice for those who suffer from allergies. It can be lightweight enough for use as a summer blanket, or heavy enough for winter warmth.

  • Wool is heavy, warm, and provides excellent insulation while allowing moisture to evaporate. If you want a very heavy, warm blanket, but some people are allergic or sensitive to wool.

  • Synthetic fabrics commonly used include acrylic, polyester, and microfiber. These are warm, but often attract a good deal of static electricity, and tend to hold onto hair, dust, and loose threads.

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