Let’s first define what throws & blankets are and then speak of their functions. Blanket is a special form of bed linen. A medium size blanket usually has the size of three feet by five feet. It is used to cover oneself while sleeping. A throw is a very similar home textile item and the only significant difference between them is the purpose of using. A throw serves mainly for decorative purposes.
Throws & blankets nowadays can be produced from wide array of fabrics – there can be wool throws & blankets, they can be made of cotton, silk, velvet, fur, chenille, a mixture of cotton and polyester etc. It’s important to mention that when choosing the material of your throw or blanket the purpose of usage has to be kept in mind. Mainly – whether you buy this piece of textile as a bed linen or only for decorative function.