There’s nothing like finding a good wool blanket that will keep you warm on a chilly day. Pure wool blankets are warm, sometimes a little fluffy and made with 100% wool. Good quality blankets are made with insulated fibers woven together for a layered feel.
Finer woven blankets are generally more expensive but offset the chilly feeling of winter. The more expensive wool blankets are proven in quality and durability. Its properties can keep your body at a consistent temperature. True wool blankets are fire resistant, making it a great addition to your camping trip.
Choosing the right wool blanket requires thought and attention to detail. Not all wool blankets are made for heavy duty use. Some are made with the contemporary home in mind and are a little on the lighter side.
We combined a little bit of heavy duty with the look of the modern throw to pull together the best wool blanket for every need:
The Pendleton Smoke Colored Throw It comes in a variety of pleasant colors with a rougher sheep wool fabric, but that’s part of the wool aesthetic. Unlike some wool blankets, it has a tighter weave for more dense blanket coverage. It is made to last and ‘pulls’ less so it’s longer lasting and doesn’t feel worn after its first wash. This high-quality blanket comes in twin, full, queen, starting at 60 x 54 x 0.5 inches. Dry clean for longer lasting quality.
This design, made with 100% merino wool, was inspired by a design from 1920s found in the Mill's archives. Its art deco inspiration gives it a modern feel for a contemporary room. It is a little lighter than other wool blankets and should be used with care as it is not heavy duty. It’ll give you a long-lasting blanket with minimal care instructions.
This company sold one of the first washable wool blankets in the country. This throw can be used both as a decorative piece and as a heavy duty blanket. Its grey and ivory color provide you with a woven from fluff-loomed merino wool for a softer hand. While it’s a lighter blanket, it has the same effect as a heavy wool blanket. Because it is a little bit more on the delicate side, it requires more care when washing. Hand-wash for a longer lasting wool feel.
The Woolly Mammoth Stargazer Wool Blanket is woven with 80% premium virgin Merino wool, which means there is no recycled wool in their blankets. For enhanced durability, a small amount of acrylic is added to the warp and weft. This blanket is perfect as an additional layer on the bed or as an oversized throw. Add a textured touch to your country home decor with a cozy and timeless wool blanket.
The Perf Herringbone Wool Blanket from Huckberry is 100% pure wool made from Mexican artisans in the UK. Each blanket is made with the idea that it can be used any time of year and for any occasion. It is soft and naturally antibacterial with a beautiful ink blue color. Blankets run a bit on the smaller side at 59” x 72”. Each purchase of a blanket helps build a home for a family in need through Habitat For Humanity.
Bundle up this winter and choose between some of the best quality wool blankets for a warmer, most restful night.