To prepare for the cold winter or cool summer evenings, you have probably are in search for just the right throw, and have possibly considered purchasing a wool throw blanket. They are warm, cozy, and perfect to snuggle up with on the couch. Wool blankets are perfect for babies, children, and adults and come in a variety of options styles, sizes and colors.
Typically, wool throw blankets are slightly smaller than that of a twin sized blanket. You can find them in an array of attractive colors and even flashy patterns. Majority of wool throw blankets are hand woven and can come with beautifully handcrafted designs. No matter what pattern you are looking for, you can certainly find one in a good quality throw blanket. Wool throw blankets are extremely soft and have silky fiber materials that are perfect for both children and adults.
If you are starting your search for the perfect wool throw blanket, you have probably noticed there are several different types. Wool can come from an actual animal or can be bought with a man made fabric. Having those two options can make all the differene, especially if you are in support of PETA and the protection of animals. Many wool throw blankets are hand woven, but cheaper types are machine woven. Ones woven by machines are more durable for washing machines and daily care, while hand woven throws usually have special care instructions. There are some wool throw blankets that you will have to have professionally cleaned. Also keep in mind that your blankets do not attract lint easily. This will ensure your blanket looks and stays soft for a long time.
When you are shopping for your wool throw blanket, be sure the type of care your blanket will need is obtainable for your household. If you are purchasing a wool throw blanket for an infant or young child, be sure that it is made from durable, hypoallergenic materials that can be washed in the washing machine easily and quite often. Purchasing an expensive alpaca wool blankets for children will probably not be the smartest idea since they will most likely put the blanket through lots of wear and tare.
Wool throw blankets typically range anywhere from $15.00 to over $100.00. Price will vary depending on how the blanket was manufactured, material used, and colors. Alpaca wool throw blankets will typically cost more than those from lambs. You can find wool throw blankets just about anywhere online and in stores, but it is always best to make sure the person is not allergic or has allergies to the specific wool. Every manufacturer has a different way of treating the wool prior to it being woven. Some are softer than others, while some have different patterns, etc. The next time you are in a local retail store, take a look at some of the different types of blankets, that will make your throw ordering much easier. It will also guarantee that you know exactly what you getting if an when you make an online order. This winter, get yourself a warm and cozy wool throw blanket that you can cover yourself in. It will be the perfect addition to your lazy days on the couch.