What blanket is similar to Barefoot Dreams?
If you’re a fan of the Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Cable Throw and its pom pom tassels, the Pottery Barn Pom Pom Sherpa Throw is an excellent dupe. It’s made of 100% polyester, the same material and percentage as most Barefoot Dreams blankets.
What is throw blanket used for?
The main difference between throw and blanket layers is purpose. Blankets are designed for bed warmth and are laid atop other bedding layers. In contrast, throws are a type of blanket and are more decorative—a human-sized layer for cozy afternoons or furniture accents.
Where did the word blanket come from?
Etymologically, blanket comes from the French blanc, meaning white. Initially, the word described a small undyed woolen cloth. It was only after the invention of a heavily napped woolen weave in 1339 by a Flemish weaver named Thomas that “blanket” took on the meaning we have now.