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Feel cold at midnight while sleeping? Keep an extra layer of cozy and warm blanket handy with you so that you can enjoy a comfortable sleep. Generally, a comforter or duvet is your best friend during chilly times but as the temperature falls during nighttime you require a blanket or throw to have a snug feeling. If you feel like freezing, then you should surely tuck in a blanket between the sheet and the comforter otherwise, an additional throw will work for you.
Well, both the blanket and throw are tailored with exquisite design and multiple weaves. The major difference between the blanket and throw depends upon their size. The blanket usually varies in size according to its measurements like twin, full size or queen size and king size while the size of the throw is measured as per the length and width.
A blanket is a part of bedding whereas a throw is a smaller blanket that is often used as a home décor item. A throw blanket is a multi-purpose piece that provides extra warmth and can be used for decoration.
A throw blanket is way more stylish than a usual blanket as it is adorned with heavy tassels that add an interesting edge to it. A throw blanket exudes visual richness to the living spaces by adding charm, color and texture. Choosing the right type of blanket or a throw blanket doesn’t only depend on the design and size but there are other things to keep in mind. Here is the list of things that you should consider before buying the blanket or a throw blanket.
Weather does not remain the same throughout the year. Therefore, choosing the right type of fabric depends on how much cold you feel. For a lighter feel, select a cotton material throw while for a warmer feel choose a blend of polyester and cotton material. Other fabrics in which the throw is available are fleece, wool, knit, down, cashmere, synthetics and vellux. The warmth and weight of the throw also depend on the weave pattern. Multiple weaves available are thermal, knit, quilted and conventional.
It is one of the most important things to consider. If you add a traditional style throw to modern interiors it would look abrupt or a contemporary design throw would look messy with the traditional interiors. Therefore, choosing the right type of throw according to the interiors is important.