Throws are the universal blanket cover that are widely used for quick naps or decoration. Many times the throw is used for quick cover ups such as in front of a television, camping, or in the park. Many throws are also used purely for decoration across the back of a couch, lounge chairs, and off the footer of a bed. Because throws are smaller and light weight they can be transported easily and are great for traveling.
The standard throw blanket is 50 inches wide by 60 inches long, many throw blankets comes bigger or longer depending on what purpose they serve. Throw blankets originally were only made of cotton and hand made through quilting or knitting. Now a days you can get all kinds of different throw blankets made of Faux Fur, Flannel, Fleece, and even microfiber polyester. Throws have become the new popular blanket for all ages.
Throw blankets are great for children, since the throw blanket is a smaller blanket away from the bed, children can wrap this around themselves anytime they want without destroying a perfectly made bedding ensemble. Throw blankets are also great for babies and with the right design or material, a child can fit comfortably in a throw and take it with them. Throws make great holiday items as well with all the different patterns and designs throw blankets can now match the rest of the house no matter what holiday or season it it and afterwards can be stored away easily.
Decorative Throw Blankets Used to to accent color in a home and can be used in almost any room. Lay a throw across the foot of your bed to add texture and more color or add to an existing color. Place them on the back of a chair or couch for extra protection against your sofa fabric. It is much easier to wash a throw blanket than to clean a whole piece of furniture. Throws can also be used as wall hangings, a unique way to cover unsightly walls and a very different decor.