Reasons You Should Get A Fur Throw Blanket

When it comes to curling up with a blanket and watching the snowfall outside, you can’t beat the coziness of a fur throw blanket. Not only are they incredibly soft and luxurious, but they’re also affordable in comparison to other blankets that provide the same level of comfort and warmth. Here are seven reasons why you should get one now.


The fur of some animals, such as mink, is often highly prized for its softness and warmth. A fur throw blanket can easily help keep you cozy on a cold night. Plus, many furs are also anti-allergenic; they lack dander that may cause allergic reactions in some people. With proper care, a fur throw blanket will retain its luxurious softness and comfort for years to come.


A great thing about faux fur blanket is that they are incredibly durable. As long as you take care of them, fur blankets can last for years and years with no sign of wear or tear. They are more than capable of holding up to use year after year and through all kinds of weather conditions. It’s not uncommon for people to pass their fur blanket down to their children or grandchildren in later life.


A fur throw blanket makes for a wonderful addition to any home, especially in bedrooms and living rooms. The best thing about them is that they’re incredibly soft and comfortable. If you’re looking for an ideal place to lay your head after work or want to curl up with your favorite book, having a nice warm fur throw blanket nearby makes for a great experience. If you get cold easily or like wrapping yourself up with blankets when you sleep, getting one of these throws is worth it.


A fur throw blanket can be used as a large blanket, or it can be draped over your shoulders for extra warmth on cold days. It’s also large enough to function as a scarf for you and your partner. Due to its versatility, a fur throw makes an excellent holiday gift for any of your loved ones.


Modern fur throws are completely customizable to fit any size bed or living space. Made from synthetic fur, you can choose from over 300 colors and patterns for your throw blanket to create a look that is unique. For example, you can find faux fur in gray, white, and blue as well as black, brown, and red. Many throws also come with tassels on each corner or fringe along one or more sides of the blanket; there’s no limit to how much style you can add to your home.

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Interesting Facts About Blankets

Luxurious throw blankets such as faux fur is important to many people for many reasons. Due to its sophistication, it is one of the most popular and important materials for upholstery designers. Since ancient times, these blankets have comforted the user and helped individuals, families, and friends on different occasions, whether just staying at home or a necessity for traveling. Here are some interesting facts about your well-loved blankets.

  • Did you know William Shakespeare was the first writer to use the word blanket as an action word? Its definition is to ‘cover as a blanket.’ In a Shakespeare play titled “King Lear” published in 1608, the character Edgar says: “My face ile grime with filth, Blanket my loynes, else all my haire with knots.” Further, the term derives from a generalization of a particular fabric called blanket fabric, developed by Thomas Blanket (Blanquette), a Flemish weaver who lived in Bristol, England, in the 14th century. An earlier use of the term is possible by derivation from the French word for white, ‘blanc.’ According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word was used as a noun as early as the 14th century. 
  • Did you know that the largest non-crochet blanket was made in Dubai? The largest hand-knitted blanket (not crocheted) is 3,952.21 m² (42,541 ft²) and was produced by Kanika Kapur in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on September 13, 2019. Kanica Kapur made this giant blanket, and her team cut it into several pieces and sent it to orphanages worldwide. Also, the largest crochet blanket made by 67 blankets for Nelson Mandela Day, Department of Correctional Services, measured 17,188.57 m² (185,016 ft²) in Western Cape Province, South Africa, on April 22, 2016. Meanwhile, the largest picnic blanket is 1,760 m² (18,944.41 ft²), woven at Melin Tregwynt Mill in Wales, UK, for Waitrose Ltd, and first laid in Durban, South Africa, in April 2008. 

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  • Did you know the word “blanket” is used in different idioms? The word blanket has been associated with many expressions because of its prominent usage. For example, the common idiom “lump sum” describes various similarities. “Blanket drill” means sleep. A child born out of wedlock is said to have been born behind a blanket. Another common idiom is “wet blanket.” It is used to describe someone who spoils the fun. For example, a friend who keeps bailing out from any fun gathering can be called a wet blanket.
  • Did you know there is a blanket heated by electricity? An electric blanket is a blanket with a built-in heating wire. Types include under blankets, over blankets, throws, and duvets. A blanket consists of various layers of compressible material coated with rubber. It wraps around a cylinder to ensure ink transfer from the print (the image defined by the ink) to the paper. Also, blankets have traditionally been made of wool because they are warm, inherently flame-retardant, and allow good air circulation, but synthetic fibers are now more commonly used. Other types are horse blankets, used to keep the horse warm, and saddle blankets used to prevent the horse’s saddle from rubbing against the horse’s skin.  


There are multiple benefits to getting a fur throw blanket, from its durability and longevity to its ability to make your house feel more like home. But ultimately, it’s your choice whether or not you want one of these lovely blankets—and how much you’re willing to spend on one.