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Best Blankets in India - Reviews and Comparison 2021

We picked the 7 best blankets in 2021 for your budget and use cases.

Our day-in and day-out comfort are blankets! Whenever we want them, however, we want them, these blankets are always there for us! But not all blankets gives good vibes. Therefore, we need to pay close attention while selecting them, so here is our buyer’s guide! Go through it and pick the best blanket for you!

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Glacial

Cloth Fusion

Glacial

Polar5

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9.6 / 10

04/2021

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Polyester

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Cold machin wash

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Fabric is 2 side brushed which makes it extra soft
No shrinkage after washing and drying
Grey
Blanket
All seasons
10 days

Divine Casa

Reversible Blanket

RS1141

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9.5 / 10

04/2021

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Cotton

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Lightweight
Reversible
Skin-friendly cotton used
Dark and light green
Dohar
All seasons
10 days

Divine Casa

Reversible Blanket

NT1153_11

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Our Rating

9.4 / 10

04/2021

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Micro polyester

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Designed for year-round use
Reversible with exotic yet subtle prints
Blue
AC blanket/ dohar set
Winter
10 days

Akhil

Pure Cotton

TopSheet_P2

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9.3 / 10

04/2021

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Cotton

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Hand wash

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Best use for summer
Wrinkle resistant and light weight
Light green
Soft blanket
Summer
10 days

Amazon Brand

Solimo

SOL-EX-AXT17-VV

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9.2 / 10

04/2021

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Micro fiber

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Hypoallergenic filling which protects against allergens
Machine stitched pattern to keep the filling in place
Ellora
Quilt
Winter
10 days

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Reversible Quilt

SOL-EX-UVTT2-VV

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9.1 / 10

04/2021

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Polyester

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Hypoallergenic filling which protects against allergens
Machine stitched pattern to keep the filling in place
Sandy beige and deep teal
Quilt
Winter
10 days

Divine Casa

Ocean

OC1106_9

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9.0 / 10

04/2021

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Fannel microfiber

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Designed for year-round use
100% cotton duvet cover ensures durability
Grey and white
Blanket
Winter
10 days

Cloth Fusion

Glacial


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9.6 / 10

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All seasons

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Buyer’s Guide - Best Blankets for Winter in India

For a comfortable bedtime!

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Features: Most important purchase criteria for a blanket

Keep an eye on these specifications!

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Use Cases: The best blanket for you

Your perfect snuggle buddy!

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FAQs: Learn more about the details

We have all your questions covered!

1. Features: Most important purchase criteria for a blanket

1.1 Fabrics

● Cashmere: This fabric gets its name from the Cashmere goats from which it is extracted. They can be found over the region of India, Pakistan and Tibet as farmers here raise them. Cashmere fabric always has the upper hand over other materials made from traditional sheep’s wool due to its excellent softness. It also gives better insulation to keep the cold out during the winter season. This fabric is robust and also lightweight at the same time.

● Cotton: Cotton plants have fibres that are comparatively more breathable and stay strong after going through multiple washes. It is well known for the fabric's softness and fluffiness, as it is a staple fibre. Mainly grown in tropical and subtropical regions, this material can be found across India, Africa and America. During this material production, the crop is spun as a yarn, which can be used with different textiles. Due to durability and low prices, cotton is widely used in today’s time.

● Fleece: Suitable for all seasons, fleece is a lightweight material used in making blankets known for its incredibly soft texture. Fleece is very comfortable to wear and keeps you significantly warm despite its thin layer fabric. Acrylic fibres are the main component for manufacturing fleece. It comes at a very affordable price; this material is also machine washable.

● Alternative Mink: It looks like animal fur and is manufactured using synthetic fibres. It flaunts a shiny, rich and radiant fur-like display. Blankets made of alternative mink are excellent when it comes to providing cosiness and keep you perfectly warm. They come at a very reasonable price.

● Wool: Nothing beats wool when it comes to providing warmth and excellent insulation from cold. However, the thread is heavy compared to other materials used to make blankets. There are instances where one might be allergic to wool. Hence, it is essential to determine these factors before making a purchase.

● Microplush: Blankets made of micro plush material are famous for their extra softness. These blankets have a thick layer, and it is also non-pilling which assures longer lifespan for the blanket. Microplush blankets provide great warmth even when used independently, and they can also be combined with your coverlet or comforter if required. These blankets can be cleaned using a washing machine. Despite the incredible warmth and the lustrous looks, micro plush blankets are inexpensive compared to other high-end coverings, which provide the same level of experience.

● Down: Blankets made out of down provide excellent comfort. They are manufactured using plumules, which can be found in duck or goose feathers. They have a fluffy feel and are thickly layered. This is one of the best insulators in winters and is significantly breathable at the same time, a combination that is not found generally in all kinds of blankets. These blankets are in demand due to the even distribution of the body temperature and being lightweight. Down comforters are comparatively higher in price.

● Down Alternative: It is a perfect alternative for a down blanket. Some people tend to have allergies to animal feathers, as down alternatives are made up of fibres that are developed synthetically; this problem is eliminated. Similar to down comforters, down alternatives regulate the body head and temperature effectively. As the materials used here are different, they are not as expensive as down blankets. They are heavier, and the insulation is not as successful as down blankets.

● Cashmere: This fabric gets its name from the Cashmere goats from which it is extracted. They can be found over the region of India, Pakistan and Tibet as farmers here raise them. Cashmere fabric always has the upper hand over other materials made from traditional sheep’s wool due to its excellent softness. It also gives better insulation to keep the cold out during the winter season. This fabric is robust and also lightweight at the same time.

● Cotton: Cotton plants have fibres that are comparatively more breathable and stay strong after going through multiple washes. It is well known for the fabric's softness and fluffiness, as it is a staple fibre. Mainly grown in tropical and subtropical regions, this material can be found across India, Africa and America. During this material production, the crop is spun as a yarn, which can be used with different textiles. Due to durability and low prices, cotton is widely used in today’s time.

● Fleece: Suitable for all seasons, fleece is a lightweight material used in making blankets known for its incredibly soft texture. Fleece is very comfortable to wear and keeps you significantly warm despite its thin layer fabric. Acrylic fibres are the main component for manufacturing fleece. It comes at a very affordable price; this material is also machine washable.

● Alternative Mink: It looks like animal fur and is manufactured using synthetic fibres. It flaunts a shiny, rich and radiant fur-like display. Blankets made of alternative mink are excellent when it comes to providing cosiness and keep you perfectly warm. They come at a very reasonable price.

● Wool: Nothing beats wool when it comes to providing warmth and excellent insulation from cold. However, the thread is heavy compared to other materials used to make blankets. There are instances where one might be allergic to wool. Hence, it is essential to determine these factors before making a purchase.

● Microplush: Blankets made of micro plush material are famous for their extra softness. These blankets have a thick layer, and it is also non-pilling which assures longer lifespan for the blanket. Microplush blankets provide great warmth even when used independently, and they can also be combined with your coverlet or comforter if required. These blankets can be cleaned using a washing machine. Despite the incredible warmth and the lustrous looks, micro plush blankets are inexpensive compared to other high-end coverings, which provide the same level of experience.

● Down: Blankets made out of down provide excellent comfort. They are manufactured using plumules, which can be found in duck or goose feathers. They have a fluffy feel and are thickly layered. This is one of the best insulators in winters and is significantly breathable at the same time, a combination that is not found generally in all kinds of blankets. These blankets are in demand due to the even distribution of the body temperature and being lightweight. Down comforters are comparatively higher in price.

● Down Alternative: It is a perfect alternative for a down blanket. Some people tend to have allergies to animal feathers, as down alternatives are made up of fibres that are developed synthetically; this problem is eliminated. Similar to down comforters, down alternatives regulate the body head and temperature effectively. As the materials used here are different, they are not as expensive as down blankets. They are heavier, and the insulation is not as successful as down blankets.

1.2 Weave

● Thermal: Thermal weaves provide good air circulation due to their loose structure. Most commonly found in cotton blanket, thermal weaves are considerably lightweight.

● Knit: Knit blankets are manufactured using wool or synthetic fibres. They provide great warmth and are heavy.

● Quilted: To restrict the down alternatives from getting side the blanket, down blankets go through quilting.

● Conventional: Conventional blankets are knit very close and tight in structure, providing effective insulation for body heats every season.

● Thermal: Thermal weaves provide good air circulation due to their loose structure. Most commonly found in cotton blanket, thermal weaves are considerably lightweight.

● Knit: Knit blankets are manufactured using wool or synthetic fibres. They provide great warmth and are heavy.

● Quilted: To restrict the down alternatives from getting side the blanket, down blankets go through quilting.

● Conventional: Conventional blankets are knit very close and tight in structure, providing effective insulation for body heats every season.

1.3 Types

 Standard Blanket: Standard blankets cannot be categorized based on the type of materials used to manufacture them. You would get a wide range of variety in the market, depending on the region and the people who use them. Hence, blankets that fit the standard sizes of a bed are termed traditional blankets.

● Throw: As one would always like to have a blanket for personal or bedroom use, throw blankets are the type of comforters that can be generally used in the living room per se. They can be layered on a couch or similar furniture. Hence, they are lightweight and flaunt different kinds of decorative patterns. The standard size of these blankets is 70 inches x 50 inches.

● Afghan: These can be a beautiful addition to your home decor or the living room. Afghan blankets resemble a crocheted blanket. They do not have an excellent insulation mechanism due to the holes in their stitching technique.

● Heated Blanket: In contrast to traditional blankets, heated blankets are equipped with an electrical setup to heat the blanket as and when required.

● Weighted Blanket: These blankets are designed with an additional default weight of around 4-13 kg, depending on the design. The importance provides a certain amount of pressure which helps a user feel grounded and at ease during sleeping.

● Quilt: As the name suggests, these blankets have a primary layered material surrounded and covered by an external layer of material that is stitched on to them. Excellent addition to your decor.

● Waffle Blankets: These blankets get their name from the edible waffles as the knitting mechanism used here gives a textured look to the blanket along with a grid pattern. 

● Coverlets: Also known as coverlid blankets, these can be used as a bedspread over a mattress. These are mainly used for decorative purposes. They flaunt a few designs like a woven face using cotton or the backing of linen. As they are considered excellent, they are highly preferred by hot sleepers.

● Summer Blankets: We know it very unlikely that anyone would like to pull over a hot blanket in the summer season. However, few people are used to a certain kind of layering while sleeping, which helps them sleep better. Summer blankets serve this purpose perfectly as they are thin, lightweight and significantly breathable so that they do not create any discomfort. When not in use, they can also make good decorative pieces.

 Standard Blanket: Standard blankets cannot be categorized based on the type of materials used to manufacture them. You would get a wide range of variety in the market, depending on the region and the people who use them. Hence, blankets that fit the standard sizes of a bed are termed traditional blankets.

● Throw: As one would always like to have a blanket for personal or bedroom use, throw blankets are the type of comforters that can be generally used in the living room per se. They can be layered on a couch or similar furniture. Hence, they are lightweight and flaunt different kinds of decorative patterns. The standard size of these blankets is 70 inches x 50 inches.

● Afghan: These can be a beautiful addition to your home decor or the living room. Afghan blankets resemble a crocheted blanket. They do not have an excellent insulation mechanism due to the holes in their stitching technique.

● Heated Blanket: In contrast to traditional blankets, heated blankets are equipped with an electrical setup to heat the blanket as and when required.

● Weighted Blanket: These blankets are designed with an additional default weight of around 4-13 kg, depending on the design. The importance provides a certain amount of pressure which helps a user feel grounded and at ease during sleeping.

● Quilt: As the name suggests, these blankets have a primary layered material surrounded and covered by an external layer of material that is stitched on to them. Excellent addition to your decor.

● Waffle Blankets: These blankets get their name from the edible waffles as the knitting mechanism used here gives a textured look to the blanket along with a grid pattern. 

● Coverlets: Also known as coverlid blankets, these can be used as a bedspread over a mattress. These are mainly used for decorative purposes. They flaunt a few designs like a woven face using cotton or the backing of linen. As they are considered excellent, they are highly preferred by hot sleepers.

● Summer Blankets: We know it very unlikely that anyone would like to pull over a hot blanket in the summer season. However, few people are used to a certain kind of layering while sleeping, which helps them sleep better. Summer blankets serve this purpose perfectly as they are thin, lightweight and significantly breathable so that they do not create any discomfort. When not in use, they can also make good decorative pieces.

1.4 Temperature

While purchasing a blanket or a covering, warmth is the first factor to be considered. Coverings providing good heat insulation are the best fit for cold winters. These features can be found in comforters, duvets and wool blankets as well. The thicker the duvet, the more the warmth. If the weather keeps getting colder than estimated, you can always add a quilt layer for more warmth. Whereas, when the air conditioner is used in the hot season, you can always use a dohar which is a lightweight and thin layered covering.

While purchasing a blanket or a covering, warmth is the first factor to be considered. Coverings providing good heat insulation are the best fit for cold winters. These features can be found in comforters, duvets and wool blankets as well. The thicker the duvet, the more the warmth. If the weather keeps getting colder than estimated, you can always add a quilt layer for more warmth. Whereas, when the air conditioner is used in the hot season, you can always use a dohar which is a lightweight and thin layered covering.

1.5 Size

Size has to be determined based on your bed size, partner, and children sharing the bed with you and their respective sleeping habits. It is recommended to go for separate coverings or covers that are generally larger than your bed if your partner does many movements during sleep to make sure neither of you runs out of cover when the blankers are pulled at each other’s end.

Size has to be determined based on your bed size, partner, and children sharing the bed with you and their respective sleeping habits. It is recommended to go for separate coverings or covers that are generally larger than your bed if your partner does many movements during sleep to make sure neither of you runs out of cover when the blankers are pulled at each other’s end.

1.6 Durability

The material used to manufacture the blanket determines its durability and other such factors. Blankets made up of wool or down are significantly durable. However, due to the features it offers, they are expensive and also have high maintenance and complex cleaning methods. The nature of the use of the blankets also has an impact on their durability and life expectancy. A blanket regularly used only during sleeping tends to last more than a blanket used more often by more people as it will wear off faster for obvious reasons.

The material used to manufacture the blanket determines its durability and other such factors. Blankets made up of wool or down are significantly durable. However, due to the features it offers, they are expensive and also have high maintenance and complex cleaning methods. The nature of the use of the blankets also has an impact on their durability and life expectancy. A blanket regularly used only during sleeping tends to last more than a blanket used more often by more people as it will wear off faster for obvious reasons.

1.7 Colour

The look of the blanket will add up to the decor of your bedroom in many ways. Pay attention to the colour schemes of walls in your bedroom, the colours of bed sheets that will be rotated on your bed if you want the blanket to serve as a contrast in the space.

The look of the blanket will add up to the decor of your bedroom in many ways. Pay attention to the colour schemes of walls in your bedroom, the colours of bed sheets that will be rotated on your bed if you want the blanket to serve as a contrast in the space.

2. Use Cases: The best blanket for you

2.1 What blanket should I use for a tropical climate?

Linen and cotton are both ideal fabrics for a tropical and hot climate. These are naturally woven fibres and are remarkably breathable. Thus, they make a perfect companion in the hot weather.

Linen and cotton are both ideal fabrics for a tropical and hot climate. These are naturally woven fibres and are remarkably breathable. Thus, they make a perfect companion in the hot weather.

2.2 Which blanket is the best for an extreme fridge climate?

Wool, fleece or microfiber blankets would be the best to use in a very windy or chilly climate.

Wool, fleece or microfiber blankets would be the best to use in a very windy or chilly climate.

2.3 What blanket can I ideally use for stuffy weather?

Any natural fibres that have high breathability are great to be used in stuffy weather. They allow the air to circulate through them, making them ideal.

Any natural fibres that have high breathability are great to be used in stuffy weather. They allow the air to circulate through them, making them ideal.

2.4 Which fabric is the best for snow-clad weather?

Any fabric that traps the heat inside and makes you feel comfortable is the best kind of fabric to use around snow. Avoid using fabrics that have the ability to trap moisture. These will make the blankets feel wet and inappropriate.

Any fabric that traps the heat inside and makes you feel comfortable is the best kind of fabric to use around snow. Avoid using fabrics that have the ability to trap moisture. These will make the blankets feel wet and inappropriate.

3. FAQs: Learn more about the details

3.1 Are blankets washable?

Yes, you can easily wash blankets weighing up to 20 kg in your regular washing machine. Make sure that you use a mild detergent and avoid using bleach.

Yes, you can easily wash blankets weighing up to 20 kg in your regular washing machine. Make sure that you use a mild detergent and avoid using bleach.

3.2 Are blankets allowed on planes?

Blankets are neither considered as a personal item nor a carry-on. If you do not have space in your bag, simply tug it under your arm, and you are good to go!

Blankets are neither considered as a personal item nor a carry-on. If you do not have space in your bag, simply tug it under your arm, and you are good to go!

3.3 Are blankets provided in the AC cart now?

As of now, the Indian Railways is still not providing blankets and bedsheets in AC compartments because of the spread of the coronavirus.

As of now, the Indian Railways is still not providing blankets and bedsheets in AC compartments because of the spread of the coronavirus.

3.4 Are blankets recyclable?

The blankets and throws can be recycled. If there is an organization doing that, you may want to seek them out!

The blankets and throws can be recycled. If there is an organization doing that, you may want to seek them out!

3.5 Can the blanket go in the dryer?

Delicate blankets should not be put in the dryer, but heavy ones can indeed run a complete cycle.

Delicate blankets should not be put in the dryer, but heavy ones can indeed run a complete cycle.

3.6 Can blanket raise body temperature?

Blankets trap your body heat inside them. This makes the surrounding inside the blanket warm and helps in raising body temperature.

Blankets trap your body heat inside them. This makes the surrounding inside the blanket warm and helps in raising body temperature.

3.7 Can blanket absorb sound?

Well, they won’t entirely absorb the sound but will soften the sound waves. The thicker the blanket, the stronger a barricade it will create against the sound.

Well, they won’t entirely absorb the sound but will soften the sound waves. The thicker the blanket, the stronger a barricade it will create against the sound.

3.8 How do blankets keep you warm?

Blankets form a barrier between your body and that cold air. The more complex the surroundings are, the more insulation you need to keep your body heat from escaping too fast. Hence, the blankets job is to slow down heat transfer, which prevents your body from being lost to the air around you.

Blankets form a barrier between your body and that cold air. The more complex the surroundings are, the more insulation you need to keep your body heat from escaping too fast. Hence, the blankets job is to slow down heat transfer, which prevents your body from being lost to the air around you.

3.9 How weighted blankets work?

A weighted blanket uses “ pressure therapy” — using a calm-inducing amount of pressure on your entire body, similar to the feeling of being hugged, swaddled, stroked, or held. The right size and weight of a weighted blanket depend on the person’s needs.

A weighted blanket uses “ pressure therapy” — using a calm-inducing amount of pressure on your entire body, similar to the feeling of being hugged, swaddled, stroked, or held. The right size and weight of a weighted blanket depend on the person’s needs.

3.10 What blankets are safe for babies?

Fabrics like muslin are easily breathable. These are also better than thick fabric blankets. Weighted blankets are also used for kids who have sensory or safety concerns. 

Fabrics like muslin are easily breathable. These are also better than thick fabric blankets. Weighted blankets are also used for kids who have sensory or safety concerns. 

3.11 Where were blankets invented? ---

The term arose from the generalization of a specific fabric called Blanket fabric, a heavily napped woollen weave pioneered by Thomas Blanket (Blanquette), a Flemish weaver who lived in Bristol, England, in the 14th century.

The term arose from the generalization of a specific fabric called Blanket fabric, a heavily napped woollen weave pioneered by Thomas Blanket (Blanquette), a Flemish weaver who lived in Bristol, England, in the 14th century.

4. How-To: Usage hints and care instructions for blankets

4.1 What are the maintenance tips for blankets?

● A majority of blankets can be washed in a machine as well as by hand. It is essential to determine the size of the blankets and the washing machine capacity before putting them in the machine as it can cause damage to the covering as well as the device.

● For washing blankets, it is recommended to use cold water. You also have to make sure that the detergent you are using is also friendly with cold water. Before putting the blanket in a washing machine, you can manually brush off and clean any specific stains or spots on the blanket.

● Electric blankets need extra attention and care while washing. As they cannot be dry cleaned, they can only be cleaned manually to avoid damaging the electric mechanism. Also, avoid mothproofing, which can disturb the wiring in the electric blankets.

● Don’t forget to use sheets softener or liquid softener for blankets. DO NOT use a hot dryer for drying blankets. A medium heated dryer is recommended.

● A majority of blankets can be washed in a machine as well as by hand. It is essential to determine the size of the blankets and the washing machine capacity before putting them in the machine as it can cause damage to the covering as well as the device.

● For washing blankets, it is recommended to use cold water. You also have to make sure that the detergent you are using is also friendly with cold water. Before putting the blanket in a washing machine, you can manually brush off and clean any specific stains or spots on the blanket.

● Electric blankets need extra attention and care while washing. As they cannot be dry cleaned, they can only be cleaned manually to avoid damaging the electric mechanism. Also, avoid mothproofing, which can disturb the wiring in the electric blankets.

● Don’t forget to use sheets softener or liquid softener for blankets. DO NOT use a hot dryer for drying blankets. A medium heated dryer is recommended.

4.2 How to store a blanket?

● Cotton bags: Cotton bags are good protection for storing blankets as they restrict bugs and give suitable airflow. As a substitute, you can wrap blankets in cotton sheets for storage purposes.

 Comforter hangers: Comforter hangers allow the airflow through the fabric to ensure the blankets stay safe and sound while being stored.

● Acid-free box and tissue: In case you will be storing a blanket for a more extended period, it is recommended to add a layer of tissue between each layer of the blanket folds to protect the fabric from bleeding and over time creasing.

● Use vacuum bag: Vacuum bags are best suited for storing wool comforters, down comforters and also

blankets made from synthetic material.

● Store by weight: When you are stacking the blankets during storage, they should be arranged with light ones at the top and heavy ones at the bottom. Down comforters should always be stacked over all the blankets.

● Store sheets inside pillowcases: Keeping matching sheets and pillowcases together can be done quickly by storing the folded sheets inside the pillowcases.

● Dryer sheets: Dryer sheets can be put to good use while holding the covering as they can keep the fabric fresh all the time irrespective of the place it is stored in.

● DIY odour absorber: It is essential to have odour absorbers in blanket storages. You can either buy it directly from the market or create one yourself using some baking soda and few drops of any essential oil that pleases.

● Hang blankets in the sun: Sunshine is the best deodorizer and also the best dryer. It kills odour-causing bacteria in the fabric naturally.

● Cotton bags: Cotton bags are good protection for storing blankets as they restrict bugs and give suitable airflow. As a substitute, you can wrap blankets in cotton sheets for storage purposes.

 Comforter hangers: Comforter hangers allow the airflow through the fabric to ensure the blankets stay safe and sound while being stored.

● Acid-free box and tissue: In case you will be storing a blanket for a more extended period, it is recommended to add a layer of tissue between each layer of the blanket folds to protect the fabric from bleeding and over time creasing.

● Use vacuum bag: Vacuum bags are best suited for storing wool comforters, down comforters and also

blankets made from synthetic material.

● Store by weight: When you are stacking the blankets during storage, they should be arranged with light ones at the top and heavy ones at the bottom. Down comforters should always be stacked over all the blankets.

● Store sheets inside pillowcases: Keeping matching sheets and pillowcases together can be done quickly by storing the folded sheets inside the pillowcases.

● Dryer sheets: Dryer sheets can be put to good use while holding the covering as they can keep the fabric fresh all the time irrespective of the place it is stored in.

● DIY odour absorber: It is essential to have odour absorbers in blanket storages. You can either buy it directly from the market or create one yourself using some baking soda and few drops of any essential oil that pleases.

● Hang blankets in the sun: Sunshine is the best deodorizer and also the best dryer. It kills odour-causing bacteria in the fabric naturally.

5. Did you know: Interesting facts, figures and things to know about blankets

5.1 ‘Blanket’ term was first coined by Flemish weaver Thomas Blanquette in the 14th century.

5.2 The early blankets were made from wool, well known for their cosy and fire-resistant properties.

5.1 ‘Blanket’ term was first coined by Flemish weaver Thomas Blanquette in the 14th century.

5.2 The early blankets were made from wool, well known for their cosy and fire-resistant properties.

6. Our Picks: How we picked the best blankets for winter in India.

Blankets are our every day comforters, especially in winter! Even if we have a terrible day, the one thing that we can indeed have around is our blanket. This is why having the best one matters. We have shortlisted these best blankets based on the material, maintenance and size.

Check out the product reviews below!

Blankets are our every day comforters, especially in winter! Even if we have a terrible day, the one thing that we can indeed have around is our blanket. This is why having the best one matters. We have shortlisted these best blankets based on the material, maintenance and size.

Check out the product reviews below!

6.1 Cloth Fusion Glacial: Pick 1

  • Why?

    • You can use this to stay warm all year long.

    • It is a 100% polyester polar fleece blanket.

    • Fabric is 2 sides brushed, which makes it extra soft.

    • It won’t shrink after washing and drying.

    • You can machine wash this. 

  • Why?

    • You can use this to stay warm all year long.

    • It is a 100% polyester polar fleece blanket.

    • Fabric is 2 sides brushed, which makes it extra soft.

    • It won’t shrink after washing and drying.

    • You can machine wash this. 

6.2 Divine Casa: Pick 2

  • Why?

    • It is a single, skin-friendly cotton dohar.

    • The dohar is best fitted for adults.

    • Designed for year-round use, this cotton is a perfect fit for any bedroom.

    • It is soft, cosy and lightweight.

    • It is tailor-made for AC rooms and is very soft to touch! 

  • Why?

    • It is a single, skin-friendly cotton dohar.

    • The dohar is best fitted for adults.

    • Designed for year-round use, this cotton is a perfect fit for any bedroom.

    • It is soft, cosy and lightweight.

    • It is tailor-made for AC rooms and is very soft to touch! 

6.3 Divine Casa Microfiber: Pick 3

  • Why?

    • It is a microfiber lightweight single AC blanket or dohar.

    • It has been made for year-round use.

    • This AC dohar makes an excellent addition to any blanket collection. 

    • It is a hand wash product. You can dry it in the shade.

  • Why?

    • It is a microfiber lightweight single AC blanket or dohar.

    • It has been made for year-round use.

    • This AC dohar makes an excellent addition to any blanket collection. 

    • It is a hand wash product. You can dry it in the shade.

6.4 Akhil Pure Cotton: Pick 4

  • Why?

    • It is suitable for both the winter and summer season.

    • It works as a comforter and is very useful for travelling purpose.

    • The blanket is wrinkle-resistant and lightweight.

  • Why?

    • It is suitable for both the winter and summer season.

    • It works as a comforter and is very useful for travelling purpose.

    • The blanket is wrinkle-resistant and lightweight.

6.5 Amazon Brand Ellora and Reversible Quilt: Pick 5 & 6

  • Why?

    • It is a soft, cosy and lightweight reversible quilt with 120 GSM hollow siliconized polyester filling.

    • 100 per cent microfibre shell for a rich and luxurious feel.

    • The hypoallergenic filling protects against allergens.

    • Machine stitched pattern to keep the filling in place and enhance durability.

  • Why?

    • It is a soft, cosy and lightweight reversible quilt with 120 GSM hollow siliconized polyester filling.

    • 100 per cent microfibre shell for a rich and luxurious feel.

    • The hypoallergenic filling protects against allergens.

    • Machine stitched pattern to keep the filling in place and enhance durability.

6.6 Divine Casa: Pick 7