Blankets are made from various materials and in different constructions and compositions for providing degrees of warmth, durability and softness. Blankets are usually woven, sometimes knitted or stitch knitted. They can also be needles or made my flocking fibers onto a polyurethane foam base.
A variety of man made and natural fibers are used for manufacturing blankets. These fibers are either used wholly or blended for making high quality blankets. Some of the extensively used materials are:
Three types of blankets are made that generally differ in certain characteristics including appearance, texture, warmth, durability, and care. They can generally be categorized into: