received this item today,with speedy shipping.i was worried that the throw would not be soft. it has a look of being kinda rough... but this throw is very soft, not real thick but thats what i wanted. i just wanted to put it on the back of my sofa just for the look and it looks "GREAT" !!! im sure if you wanted it would keep you warm. but do not hesitate to purchase this set, pillows are top quality,you won't be disapointed, love it.... thanks again overstock.com.