Stay cozy with these warm blankets, some even have thousands of reviews. (2023)

After a long day at work, there's nothing like coming home and curling up on the couch with a blanket. Regardless of the weather, there's something comforting about a soft blanket. And when temperatures drop, blankets can cut heating costs and keep you cozy at night. The best warm blankets are easy to wash and are designed with a material that makes them comfortable for the season. I've created a list of the best warm blankets on Amazon, from blankets to bedding options. Here are some things to keep in mind when shopping.


  • Cotton: cotton blanketsthey are low maintenance and tend to be lightweight. They can be easily washed and dried. Most people think that they can only use cotton blankets in the summer, but the thicker the fabric, the warmer the blanket.
  • Lana:At the other end of the spectrum is wool. Wool is extremely warm and is used by many campers and even the military. However, somewool blanketsit may itch, shed a lot, or have a strong odor. But thanks to the fact thatwool is thermoregulatory, this is a great fabric to wear all year round.
  • synthetics:Blankets made with synthetic materials, such as terry wool (which is usually made of polyester) or acrylic, are inexpensive and easy to wash; still they arenot as durable over time as blankets made with natural materialsand may not be a good choice for hot sleepers.

design and care

I've included some blankets that are more than just a cozy accessory. thermal blanketsplug and play insulated coilsto distribute heat throughout the blanket. You will also find aweighted blanketon this list, which many experts saycan help with discomfort and anxiety. All of the blankets on this list are machine washable, but each has specific washing instructions that must be followed in order for the blanket to last.

Get ready to snuggle with these all-season warm blankets, including several with thousands of Amazon reviews.

1. A fleece blanket with a serious cult following

this teddy bearwool blanketIt has a cult following with over 100,000 perfect five-star Amazon ratings. In addition to its obvious softness, this blanket comes in five sizes and 28 colors and is made from fade-resistant polyester microfiber. The synthetic material keeps the price affordable. As for care, you can wash this blanket but it should be on a gentle cycle with cold water. Then tumble dry, without heat, to preserve the blanket over time.

helpful review: “This is so comfortable and soft! It's light but warm. I keep it at the foot of my queen bed for some warmth during daytime naps and it's perfect for that!”

Sizes:50 x 60 inches, 60 x 80 inches (shown), 66 x 90 inches, 90 x 90 inches, 108 x 90 inches |Cores:28 |Material:100% polyester |Care instructions:Machine wash, tumble dry low

2. A warm fleece blanket that doesn't fall off

It's hard to argue how wool keeps you warm, but many people shy away from this fabric because caring for it can be difficult. It iswool blanketIt's made with 80% wool and 20% hypoallergenic synthetics, so it's machine washable and pre-washed (three times) to prevent pilling. The blanket itself weighs 4 pounds and will keep you warm even if it gets wet, making it a camper's dream. If you machine wash this blanket, be sure to use a detergent specifically designed for wool and wash separately in cold water, then air dry. And if you prefer a warm blanket designed with 100% pure wool,this selectionit's a much-loved option made from Scandinavian wool that comes in muted shades of gray or moss green.

Helpful review:“This blanket is EVERYTHING I was looking for!! It's heavy, a decent size, a nice dark gray color, soft, machine washable* and NO strong chemical smell. I use it for an extra layer on my double bed. I love the weight and warmth of the blanket. The detailed double stitching, smoothness, color and thickness of the blanket speak for themselves – a truly high quality product.”

Sizes:64 x 88 inches |Cores:7 |Material:80% wool, 20% hypoallergenic synthetic fibers |Care instructions:Machine wash, hang to dry

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3. This blanket 100% cotton for all seasons

Is100% cotton blankethas a thicker fabric than similar cotton options, with square waffle patterns and amedium to heavy 350 grams per square meter(MSG), making it perfect for year-round use. The natural fibers are breathable to prevent overheating and it's the perfect layer to add to your bedding when the temperatures start to drop. The manufacturer suggests washing the blanket as you normally would and tumble drying or hanging to dry. Note: This blanket was made intentionally.slightlylarger than traditional sizes to compensate for inevitable shrinkage.

Helpful review:“This fits the bill. Warm enough when I'm cold in the middle of the night, but not so hot that I end up sweaty and miserable! Large size to cover EVERYTHING on me (unlike a blanket), but thin enough to fold and place at the foot of the bed during the day. The weight of the blanket, being cotton, is a nice bonus - it adds just enough 'heavy blanket' comfort without being oppressive. I love it!"

Sizes:Pitch, Twin, Full, Queen (highlighted), King |Cores:20 |Material:100% cotton |Care instructions:Machine wash, tumble dry or hang dry

4. Editor's Pick: A Heating Blanket With 10 Settings

On a really cold day, snuggling up under a soft blanket is one of life's greatest pleasures. Now add a heat function and you have heaven. It iswarm blanketIt has 10 settings so you can customize your cozy experience. It's made from a polyester microfleece material that's soft and plush. It is very easy to use, with one button and digital display controller. One reviewer praises the preheat feature, which lets you turn it on and start "warming up" before bed. For safety reasons, it has an automatic shutdown at 10 am and is also washable. The controller detaches from the blanket so you can wash it in warm water and tumble dry low. Without turning on the heat function, this blanket can be used all year round, but it may get a little hot in summer.

Editor's note:“I love all of Sunbeam's heated blankets (I own a few), but this one is made with a microfleece exterior that is so soft and warm. It has three temperatures you can choose from and an auto-off feature that will turn it off after three hours. It's a fantastic buy if you're always cold or live in a cold house." —Amy Biggart

Sizes:Twin, Full (destacado), Queen, King |Cores:5 |Material:100% polyester |Care instructions:Machine wash, tumble dry

5. A weighted blanket with over 35,000 reviews

it's heatweighted blanketIt comes in seven weights ranging from 4 to 25 pounds, and amazingly, it's machine washable. This quilted blanket is designed with small pockets filled with glass beads that are evenly distributed for consistent comfort. It has over 35,000 reviews and an overall rating of 4.7 stars, and many reviewers note that it's soft, keeps cool on very cold days and nights, and stays put in bed at night.

Helpful review:“This has been the best addition to my bed! It helps keep the bed incredibly warm and the weight of the blanket feels like a big hug."

Sizes:36 x 48 inches, 48 ​​x 72 inches, 60 x 80 inches (featured), 78 x 85 inches |Pesos:4, 10, 12, 15 (separate), 17, 20 and 25 pounds |Cores:1 |Material:100% microfiber casing filled with glass beads |Care instructions:Machine wash in a cleaning bag, air dry

6. A luxurious faux fur blanket

This soft and cozyfaux fur blanketIt is made of polyester in oneStandard OEKO-TEX 100factory, which independently certifies textiles to ensure they are non-toxic down to the yarn used. The highly rated blanket features luxurious looking faux fur made for lounging and has over 9,000 reviews. It looks glamorous over your chair, yet provides ideal warmth on chilly nights, plus it's machine washable.

Helpful review:"Bought one of these in gray three years ago. It was perfect. Amazing. Exactly what you would want in a blanket. I still use it every night as my bed blanket. Slightly heavy and held up *so* good (with the proper tweaks) care) IT IS STILL GENTLE.”

Sizes:50 x 60 inches |Cores:1 |Material:100% polyester |Care instructions:Machine wash, tumble dry low, or hang dry (according to reviewers)

7. This Fair Isle print reversible sherpa blanket.

With a 4.7-star overall rating and a classic Fair Isle print, this warm reversible jacketthrow the blanketIt features comfort on both sides: with brushed fleece on one side and sherpa on the other. It has over 7,000 reviews, many of whom agree that it's super warm but not too heavy, and is actually long enough to cover the tallest member of your household.

Helpful review:“What a DEAL - this beautiful, soft, cozy blanket is. The colors are even more beautiful than in the photo. [...] I love that it's warm yet lightweight, also a great size to keep your toes covered, highly recommend and would buy again in a heartbeat."

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Sizes:50 x 70 inches |Colors and styles:7 |Material:100% polyester |Care instructions:Machine wash, tumble dry low

8. A Traditional Brand Wool Camping Blanket

Combining the warmth of wool with the softness of cotton, thisManta Pendletonit is an heirloom quality piece designed to last for years. It's made from a virgin wool and cotton blend woven in the American mills of Pendleton and features a classic stripe pattern that never goes out of style. Even though it's more expensive, this blanket has an overall 4.8 star rating from hundreds of Amazon shoppers, so you can be sure it's worth the investment.

Helpful review:“This is a beautiful partial fleece blanket that is comfortable to the touch, warm and really feels like something that will last a lifetime. The colors are soft and pleasant and now it's our sleep blanket."

Sizes:One Size (Shown), Twin, Queen |Cores:1 |Material:Virgin wool and cotton |Care instructions:Dry cleaning

9. Editor's Pick: A Weighted Blanket With a Thick, Cozy Fabric

Thick heavy knitted blanketsThey're a great way to stay cozy while enjoying all the relaxing benefits of a weighted blanket, and the Nuzzie is a great choice. It's available in toddler, full, queen, and king sizes, with weights ranging from 8 to 25 pounds, so you can find the perfect fit for your bed. It's made from 100% recycled polyester that provides even weight distribution, so there are no beads that can clump or pile up in one area. Thanks to the open mesh pattern, this blanket is also breathable to keep you warm without overheating.

Editor's note:“This is one of my favorite blankets – I keep the queen-sized version in my living room to snuggle with during movie marathons. It's very warm and the weighted look makes it perfect for dressing up after a stressful day. It covers my entire bed when I want to sleep on it, which is a huge plus. My cat is also completely obsessed with this blanket and loves to be snuggled." —fluffy finnish

Sizes:Kids (8 lbs.), Completo (15 lbs.), Queen (20 lbs., destaque), King (25 lbs.) |Cores:8 |Material:100% recycled polyester |Care instructions:Machine wash, tumble dry

10. Editor's Pick: This quilt-blanket hybrid made from bamboo viscose

Luxome blanket bedspread 100% bamboo


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If you want something warmer than a standard blanket but lighter than a full comforter, try this one.hybrid quilt blanketfrom Luxoma. Perfect for anyone who doesn't like polyester fabrics, this one is made from 100% bamboo viscose, so it's soft, silky, and helps regulate body temperature naturally. The full/queen size measures 90 by 96 inches, so it fits over your bed with room to spare, and it also comes in a California king/king size.

Editor's note:“My husband sleeps warm and I'm always cold, so we're always looking for blankets that offer a happy medium. We sleep under this Luxome blanket most nights, usually under a heavy blanket. It keeps me warm enough to sleep with the window open, even in winter, and since it's not *very* hot, my husband doesn't take it off in the middle of the night. If you're looking for an engagement blanket, look no further! —fluffy finnish

Sizes:Completo/Queen, King/Cal King |Cores:5 |Material:100% bamboo viscose |Care instructions:Machine wash, tumble dry (according to reviewers)

11. This waffle knit fleece blanket has thousands of fans on Amazon

Iswool blanketit has a waffle-like texture for a cozy vibe and comes in so many colors you might have to order several so you never have to share. Made from 280 GSM flannel fleece, it's ultra-soft, lightweight and warm. Both sides of this blanket have a velvety texture and come in six different sizes, ranging from a small 30-by-40-inch option to an extra-large 90-by-104-inch option.

Helpful review:“I bought this blanket to use when I want to snuggle up in my armchair and stay warm. I love the size of it. He covers me from head to toe in luxurious softness and warmth. I like that it's lightweight, but it keeps me warm without getting too hot."

Sizes:30 x 40 inches, 40 x 50 inches, 50 x 70 inches (Featured), 90 x 66 inches, 90 x 90 inches, 90 x 104 inches |Cores:21 |Material:100% polyester |Care instructions:Machine wash, tumble dry

Also cool: a light and decorative blanket.

ANelegant blanketWhat looks good on your couch looks even better when it's warm and functional. Soft, lightweight and affordable, this acrylic blanket features a classic chevron and stripe pattern with a fringed hem. A crowd favorite, it boasts over 32,000 reviews and a 4.6-star rating. It is worth mentioning that such a blanket is a little difficult to care for. If machine-washed, it should be washed alone, in cold water, on a gentle cycle; then tumble dry low and iron. It comes in 19 colors, including soft pinks and corals, as well as brighter shades like teal and deep purple.

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Helpful review:"I love this blanket, in fact I just ordered another one! It's such a soft, delicate and light blanket, but now I have it on my lap and it's surprisingly warm. The print is beautiful and timeless."

Sizes:50 x 60 inches (featured), 50 x 90 inches, 60 x 80 inches |Cores:25 |Material:100% acrylic |Care instructions:Machine wash, tumble dry low

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What type of blanket keeps you the warmest? ›

Thicker blankets, such as wool blankets, cotton fleece blankets, and cashmere blankets, are the warmest. The spaces between the fibers in a fuzzy or napped blanket trap warm air, keeping you warmer.

Which type of blanket is best for heavy winter? ›

Electric blankets make for great blankets for winter for it comes with an inbuilt heating system operated by a remote. Fleece blankets are also becoming hugely popular in the market. Its velvety smooth texture is its USP. An AC blanket is perfect for an AC car or AC room.

What is the best blanket for warmth in winter? ›

Wool blankets offer an unbeatable level of warmth without overheating. With the invaluable and unmatched properties of wool, it really is the best material for a warm winter blanket.

What type of blanket is best for cold weather? ›

Wool blankets are primarily used during the cold months. These blankets offer good thermal regulation, keeping you nice and warm, but still at a comfortable temperature level. And because wool is a natural fiber, it is still quite breathable, even with the added thickness.

What is the blanket the Kardashians use? ›

The Good American founder even raved about the brand on Twitter in 2018, when a fan asked what blanket she was using in a scene from “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.” “That's honestly my favorite blanket in the entire world LOL it's by a company called barefoot dreams,” she wrote of one of the brand's soft styles.

Which blanket is best for all seasons? ›

The Best Blankets for Sleeping, Snuggling, and Lounging
  • Microfiber Blanket. ...
  • Fleece Blanket. ...
  • Weighted Blanket. ...
  • Plush Blanket. ...
  • Cotton Blanket. ...
  • Good for Year-Round. All Seasons Cotton Blanket Peacock Alley. ...
  • Waffle Blanket. Waffle Bed Blanket Boll & Branch. ...
  • Gauze Blanket. Cloud Linen Gauze Bed Blanket Parachute Home.

Can I sleep with a heated blanket every night? ›

One of the most common questions about electric blankets is whether it's safe to leave them on overnight. While a modern, well-maintained electric blanket is unlikely to cause problems with proper use, it is not recommended to keep electric blankets on all night.

What blanket is best for night sweats? ›

The Best Cooling Blankets
  • Elegear Revolutionary Cooling Blanket. Most Versatile. ...
  • Slumber Cloud Lightweight Comforter. Best All Night Cooling. ...
  • DANGTOP Bamboo Cooling Blanket. Best Bamboo Option. ...
  • Buffy Breeze Eucalyptus Comforter. Most Comfortable.
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What type of extra blankets do hotels use? ›

Most hotels use blankets that are made from a polyester/cotton blend. This type of fabric is durable and easy to care for, which is ideal for high-use items like blankets. The fabric is also relatively lightweight, so it won't add too much bulk to the blankets.

How many blankets should be on a bed in the winter? ›

But generally speaking, most people will be fine with one to two blankets on their bed. One blanket will trap plenty of hot air between itself and your body, but another blanket will create another layer of warmth. This will give you plenty of heat in the winter.

What is the softest blanket in the world made of? ›

This is the blanket made from ultrasoft micro mink, a plush fabric with a velvety hand that is perfect for curling up on the couch or staying cozy on a cold night.

Which blanket is most comfortable? ›

Strong, soft, and very warm, cashmere blankets are one of the most comfortable blankets to sleep with. However, that kind of luxury can come at a high price, and caring for a cashmere blanket can be more difficult than those made from a less fickle fabric.

How do I choose a warm blanket? ›

It comes down to quality, affordability and convenience,” Utz says. Wool is superior for warmth, but some people find that it irritates their skin. Cashmere, a fiber from cashmere goats, is incredibly soft, but also more expensive. Cotton is durable, hypoallergenic and softens with every wash.

Which fabric keeps you the warmest? ›

Our research found that the warmest material is wool, with thicker Icelandic wool being even better, and a wool-acrylic blend being somewhere in the middle. The warmest clothing for you will be dictated by the number of layers you can use, and the thickness of the materials you are wearing.

Why do hospitals use warm blankets? ›

Blanket warmers are often used to warm IV and surgical irrigation fluids to reduce the risk of hypothermia in a patient following a surgical procedure. Other environments like spas, dentist offices, and veterinary offices may also utilize blanket warmers.

Is a blanket warmer than a comforter? ›

Generally, comforters will be warmer than blankets because their filling provides additional insulation, as blankets are typically only made with a single layer.

What type of blanket is best for homeless? ›

The ideal blanket for most effectively helping those individuals is ones that are twin size and washable. Unfortunately, while disaster blankets and other one-time use blankets are okay, they're often used only as a last resort, in hopes of minimizing the amount of unnecessary trash on the streets.

What is the most cooling fabric for blankets? ›

The best cooling blanket is made with a lightweight material. Common options to keep in mind are linen, woven cotton, polyester, Tencel, or bamboo.

Are Barefoot Dreams blankets made in China? ›

It has a slightly different odor, but still. I called Barefoot Dreams thinking perhaps they could offer some ideas about removing the odor. The woman I spoke to said she had one of their blankets and it took two weeks for the odor to go. She said it's made in China and the odor is from the dye.

What are the blankets used at the hospital? ›

Hospitals use different types of blankets on different wards – a common hospital blanket is a cellular blanket. These blankets are considered warm as they provide an extra layer of warmth.

Are Barefoot Dreams blankets worth it? ›

Yes, Barefoot Dreams are worth the investment because they're soft, maintain their quality, and keep you extra warm. What does a Barefoot Dreams blanket feel like? Barefoot Dreams blankets feel like very soft clouds with almost a spongey-like texture.

What is the healthiest blanket material? ›

Cotton. Cotton blankets hold up well when repeatedly washed, reducing the build-up of allergens in the bed's microclimate.

What not to do with a heated blanket? ›

Never use electric blankets on sofa beds, pullout beds or mechanically adjustable beds as the heater or control wires could become pinched or frayed. When you're done using the blanket, turn it off and unplug it. Store it right. Store the electric blanket by rolling, not folding, it.

Do heated blankets use a lot of electricity? ›

An electric blanket might consume 200 watts (depending on the setting). So if you leave it on for 10 hours, it consumes 2 kilowatt-hours. That would cost between 15 and 30 cents, depending on your location. Many appliances tell you their energy consumption.

What happens if you use a heated blanket too much? ›

The most common electric blanket dangers include: (1) catching fire and burning a person and/or a home; (2) second-degree burns from prolonged use and exposure to heat; and (3) heatstroke.

What to wear in bed to stop sweating? ›

Natural fibres such as cotton, linen and wool are breathable, helping to reduce sweating while sleeping at night. Swapping your polyester pyjamas and bed sheets for cotton alternatives is a great starting point for achieving better sleep.

What sheets cause night sweats? ›

In particular, synthetic materials such as MEMORY FOAM CAN TRAP HEAT IN, causing you to overheat and become clammy. As with all your other bedding, look for natural, breathable materials that allow the air to flow, keeping you cooler.

Why am I waking up drenched in sweat every night? ›

Night sweats are repeated episodes of very heavy sweating during sleep, heavy enough to soak your nightclothes or bedding. They're often caused by an underlying condition or illness. Sometimes you may wake up after sweating heavily, particularly if you're sleeping under too many blankets or your bedroom is too warm.

What bedding do 5 star hotels use? ›

Conclusion. Most hotel bed sheets are high-quality cotton, though you'll occasionally find hotel bed sheets made from linen. Look for durable and soft cotton, like Egyptian and Supima, and keep up with cleaning your sheets and bed so your bedroom feels like a luxury hotel.

Do hotels wash blankets every time? ›

Typically, hotels wash their linens once a week. That includes sheets, pillowcases, and all kinds of comforters. However, they usually change sheets and pillowcases between guests. Ritz Carlson, the Peninsula, and the Four Seasons chain say they change all bed linen and covers between guests.

What happens if you take a blanket from a hotel room? ›

If you take something from your hotel room, you can expect an extra charge on your bill.

What type of fabric keeps you the warmest? ›

Our research found that the warmest material is wool, with thicker Icelandic wool being even better, and a wool-acrylic blend being somewhere in the middle. The warmest clothing for you will be dictated by the number of layers you can use, and the thickness of the materials you are wearing.

What material will keep you the warmest? ›

Best Fabrics To Wear in Winter
  • Wool. One of the most popular natural materials for winter clothing, wool will keep you warm in the coldest of weather. ...
  • Silk. Silk is another natural material that can help you stay warm in the cold. ...
  • Down. ...
  • Polyester. ...
  • Nylon. ...
  • Polypropylene. ...
  • Gore-Tex. ...
  • Synthetic Blends.
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What type of bedding is warmest? ›

Breathable cotton, lofty down, insulating wool, or soft and fuzzy fleece are the warmest blankets for winter. They trap heat close to the body without causing you to overheat. If you're a warmer sleeper, you may choose an extra-cozy blanket and skip the comforter.

Which is warmer fleece or wool blanket? ›

Fleece Vs Wool: Key Traits

Both are great insulators, but wool wins out on overall warmth. The moisture wicking ability also makes it win for a variety of temperatures.

What's the coolest fabric to sleep in? ›

So if the heat during the warmer months is a concern, these are good options. However, if you sleep cold I recommend wearing sleepwear made with warm but breathable fabric, like cotton or bamboo. Alternatively, pajamas made from sleep performance blends can be comfortably worn whether you sleep hot or cold.

What clothing has the best insulation? ›

Wool offers the most insulation with the least amount of weight, and naturally retains its shape. It is light and naturally hygroscopic meaning it absorbs and evaporates moisture more effectively than most other textiles, making it a good temperature regulator.

What fabrics should you stay away from? ›

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  • 1 | Polyester. Polyester may remind you of bad suits from the 70's but it's actually still very prevalent in many clothes sold today. ...
  • 2 | Rayon. ...
  • 3 | Acrylic. ...
  • 4 | Nylon. ...
  • 5 | Acetate.

What fabrics don't keep you warm? ›

Fabrics that won't keep you as warm

Cotton: Although it's natural, cotton doesn't insulate or wick moisture well. Increasing your chance of being wet and cold. Achoo! Synthetic fibers (if you're exercising): Man-made fabrics like polyester and acrylic don't breathe.

What material can survive extreme cold? ›

Aluminum and titanium alloys are an appropriate choice for things expected to reach this temperature. -75° to -100° Celsius temperatures are cold enough that low carbon steels are typically the most reliable choice.

Which keeps you warm in winter? ›

Wear warm clothes

wearing plenty of thin layers rather than one thick one. putting on a coat, hat, scarf, gloves and warm shoes or boots when you go outside. wearing clothes made of wool or fleecy synthetic fibres (cotton is only effective if the garment stays dry) wearing bed socks and thermal underwear at night.


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