I have been using Four Seasons washable wool blankets for a year now. I have a twin size bed, so for winter I purchased the queen size and folded the blanket in half. Doubled the blanket kept me warm all winter with no other blankets. The blanket is comfortable over a wide temperature range, washes well, and appears to be durable. I purchased the terracotta color, which I like. I liked the blanket so much, I purchased a second blanket in queen size in burgundy. The burgundy is beautiful. For summer, I purchased the Four Seasons washable wool blanket in the throw size. I used it all summer with no other blankets on my twin size bed. It worked perfectly for me. Warm on cool nights and cool on warmer nights make the blanket a great summer blanket. I liked the throw size so well, I purchased two more to use during the summer and to use as throws in the winter. I have stopped using my poly fleece throws in favor of the Four Seasons wool throws. When you wash the blanket, it will leave some fuzz in the dryer, especially after the first wash. The fuzz reduces as you wash it. Plus, its wool, so it does not need to be washed often. I wash mine every 6-8 weeks. I air dry my blankets, which takes about 8-10 hours.
Good deep color and good weight, not heavy wool. Downside is that this blanket pills badly and sheds fibers heavily when washed. My bedroom is littered with residue from this blanket even though I gently washed it in cold water with a wool detergent. Too bad.
This blanket has stitched thread at borders, not fringe as depicted in photo. Satin binding would have added to the appeal. Wool is woven more loosely than better quality blankets. If it was less than $100, perhaps it would be a good buy.
We live in inland SoCal and are always dealing w/rapidly changing temps. My husband and I were never comfy with past acrylic blankets and poly-fill comforters-too hot in summer (even winter too), no temp regulation until I got this blanket. The wool really regulates your body temp, it breathes. We paired it with 300 count egyptian cotton sheets, a thin plain cotton woven blanket and a Croscill cotton quilted mattress cover over a 3 lb. 3 inch Bodipedic memory foam topper-all bought on Overstock. We have never slept better, no waking up sweating, no back aches, no cold spots, just warm and comfy all night. This woven blanket is thin-medium weight and is NOT thinly woven at all, there is a good tight weave to it. It is not the softest blanket (not scatchy-itchy either) though I don't care because it doesn't touch my skin, it's the top layer. We got the Burgundy color which is a true rich burgundy color and goes nicely w/ our mocha sheets. For a washable wool this is a Best Buy and I will never be going back to artificial fibers for my bedding. I'm planning on getting my kids these blankets too!
I live in Seattle, where the weather can be chilly, hot, rainy, humid all within several hours. I have many blankets and comforters, mostly made out of "fleece" which is an entirely manufactured fabric. However, this year I promised myself a wool blanket, such as I had when I was a child. Growing up in Massachussetts, we had wool blankets that were natural, warm, and perfectly adaptable to New England days and nights. Of course, my first inclination was to check Overstock, and here was a nice wool blanket with the added benefit of being "washable wool."When it arrived, I was delighted: the blanket is lightweight, has a good solid feel, and is whip-stitched around the edges. It's only drawback was in the packaging, there were no washing instructions included. Well, it will go on hand wash in cold water with Woolite, how can you go wrong with that?My best advice if you want a good wool blanket that's lightweight enough to go with flannel sheets, grab a couple of these I do not think you'll be disappointed at all. I ordered the Queen, and it's very generously sized.
This did have an odor when it arrived but I washed it immediately. Lots of lint balled up all over it, but I was able to pick the balls off. I did not machine dry as the instructions said not to, however, I let it line dry but then put it in the drier on fluff once it was fully dry. This did pull a lot of lint off but it is still shedding. It is light but is warm. Kept us snug in the 22 degree nights that our heater was struggling to keep the house at 65. I purchased the seafoam/teal green color. It has a dusky hue to it that I found true to the photo. Overall a nice value for a wool blanket. I will likely dry clean in future as it is large to air dry but nice to know it is washable in a pinch.
This blanket is just a little bit softer than other woolen blankets I have. I like that a lot. The coziness factor is a plus here in the Northeast. The price was great and I like the color. I chose the beige and it harmonizes nicely with my quilt and shams. Yes, this was a good purchase and I would do it again.
Lovely medium weight blanket made in Italy - not China. Good for mild climate. If I lived in colder location I would double-up and buy 2. Haven't washed it yet, but plan to wash cold water short cycle and hang dry as I did with similar blankets in past. Good product and price. This replaced an old down comforter ... tired of the duvet cover drill and leaking feathers. Wool blankets much easier to make bed with sheets & bedspread.
This cost much less than my other blanket and fits my bed better! I keep my house very cool at night in the winter and like to have a few great blankets rather than using an electric blanket and this one fits like a sheet- meaning it has enough length that it can be tucked in at the foot and the bed can be made. Other wool blankets I have don't have the length and have to be used more like a throw- this one is terrific. The only thing about the fabric I do not care for is that there are rough bits strewn throughout the weave, but other than that, it is perfect for my needs.
What a wonderful find !!!! It is lightweight and washable but has the wonderful warmth of wool at a rock bottom price. I am giving one to my father for his 100 th birthday. He has trouble staying warm and thinks back to his childhood about his warm wool blanket. Now he will have one again.
I have two of these - rust and burgundy. They hang over the queen size bed edges and are very warm. I've washed these multiple times and they hold their shape, color, and texture very well. I would definitely buy these again! But just to add more colors, as I anticipate these will last for many years to come.