NANPIPER Reversible Velvet Sherpa Blanket
Last updated date: January 8, 2021
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In our analysis, the NANPIPER NANPIPER Reversible Velvet Sherpa Blanket placed 4th when we looked at the top 8 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.
From The Manufacturer
100% Polyester. Premium Throw Material: NANPIPER plush throw blanket, made of 100% microfiber, throw 50"x60". You can take it for traveling, camping or having a nap on sofa/couch or snuggling up when watching TV. Package include 1x throw blanket (Not Electric). Soft & Warm: Both sides of the flannel top and Sherpa reverse are soft and warm, so it's a comfortable bed blanket for snuggling up when you have a sleep. If you want to be relaxed on your sofa/beds feeling warm on those freezing days and nights, there is no doubt that this Sherpa blanket is your best choice. Reversible with Decorative Line Design: The top side is flannel fleece (220gsm) and the bottom is Sherpa (260gsm), you can have two different senses of touch. This throw blanket is bound up with knit-trim edging for ornaments. Whether the rich smooth plush colored side or the beautiful and elegant white Sherpa side, this soft blanket will not disappoint you. No Shed: The Sherpa blanket is not color fading, so you don't need to worry about the lint. You can also use it for your baby and present it to your family or friends as a birthday gift, valentine's day present, wedding gift and Christmas gift. Washing Instruction: Machine washable in gentle cycle, tumble dry on low heat. Do not use bleach. Made with shrink-resistant fabric. No matter how many times you wash, this cozy and plush warm Sherpa blanket is shrink resistant and not pilling. We advise that you wash it before the first using in order to remove the excessive lint left over during the manufacturing process.
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An Overview On Sherpa Blankets
Long ago, staying warm during the cold winter months required animal skins — usually the skin of sheep, known as shearling. A shearling’s skin has suede material on one side and soft wool on the other.
But today’s man-made fabrics can accomplish the same results without using animals. Sherpa fabric is made from polyester, acrylic or cotton and manufactured in a way that makes it very similar to shearling skin. Sherpa, named for wool-lined clothing worn by Nepal’s Sherpa population, is often combined with other fabrics to create a warm, soft inner lining and a tough, weather-resistant outer shell.
Sherpa blankets follow the same basic premise of a sheepskin blanket: One side is a smooth, suede-like material while the other side looks and feels like sheep’s wool. The material is perfect for throw blankets to use in your living room or bedroom because one side is attractive and suede-like while the other side is soft and cozy.
And there are plenty of blankets that play on the Sherpa design. You’ll find some made mostly from polyester that offer the softness you expect from a Sherpa throw while having a more uniform look on both sides. It all comes down to personal preference.
The Sherpa Blanket Buying Guide
- The quality of blankets is often measured in GSM. This stands for grams per square meter, referring to the amount of fiber used in the manufacturing of the blanket. The higher the GSM count, the thicker and warmer it will be.
- Sherpa blankets come in a variety of sizes. If you’re looking for a throw to use while watching TV at night, one that’s 50 inches to 65 inches in length and width should do. But for a king-size bed, you’ll need one nearly double that size if you want it to stretch the full length and width of your mattress. Blankets designed to be used on a bed are typically labeled for the bed size that they fit.
- Machine washability can vary from one blanket to another. While most of them will let you wash with cold water and tumble dry, for best results, hang your throw to dry after washing it.
- If you plan to wash and dry your blanket, shrinking can be a problem. Look for a blanket that’s shrink-resistant.
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