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Summer weight blanket?

I need to find a light blanket for the summer. I always need something covering me at night when I’m sleeping besides the top sheet. Any recommendations for blankets that don’t make you too hot? Thank you.

by Anonymousreply 9Last Sunday at 6:11 PM

I have always slept best with a lot of weight on me and so I typically use two or three blankets, which is horrible in the summer. I hsve neurological problems and evidently people with anxiety, autistic and people with other sensory problems commonly do this. My sister got me a weighted blanket (generally made for people with autism) and I LOVE IT. I sleep so comfortably now because it is heavy but not hot at all. The weight comes from glass beads sewn into the seams.

by Anonymousreply 104/07/2019

Stick to natural materials - part of staying cool is breathability - so pay close attention.

Down blanket - try to get 14oz or less.

Flax linen throw blanket

Bamboo fiber cotton throw

by Anonymousreply 204/07/2019

Wirecutter recommends the Boll & Branch Waffle Blanket

by Anonymousreply 304/07/2019

Bump

by Anonymousreply 4Last Sunday at 4:46 PM

Instead of a sheet and a light blanket, why not just use a heavy sheet and take care of your needs with one covering?

by Anonymousreply 5Last Sunday at 5:01 PM

I use my duvet cover without the duvet inside. It adds just enough weight. Mine are linen, but I’m sure anything not synthetic would breath.

by Anonymousreply 6Last Sunday at 5:26 PM

There are lots of 100% cotton blankets made especially for summer. Wool or down are for winter.

by Anonymousreply 7Last Sunday at 5:48 PM

I also sleep with just the duvet cover. I like those from Pottery Barn.

by Anonymousreply 8Last Sunday at 5:57 PM

Cleaner lines, too.

by Anonymousreply 9Last Sunday at 6:11 PM
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