What are king size blankets?

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King size blankets are a very big type of bedding, generally speaking, a very large piece of cloth, which purpose is to keep the user warm, especially while sleeping.
Blankets are distinguished from sheets because of their thickness and purpose; the thickest sheet is still thinner than the lightest blanket because blankets are for warmth, while sheets are for hygiene, comfort and aesthetics.

A quilt is a type of bedding composed of several layers generally combined using the technique of quilting. Many are made with decorative designs, and some of these are not used as bed covering at all, but are rather made to be hung on a wall or otherwise displayed. The process of quilting uses a needle and thread to join two or more layers of material together to make a quilt. Typical quilting is done with three layers: the top fabric or quilt top, batting or insulating material and backing material. The quilter's hand or sewing machine passes the needle and thread through all layers and then brings the needle back up. The process is repeated across the entire piece where quilting is wanted.

A duvet is a type of bedding — a soft flat bag traditionally filled with down or feathers, or a combination of both, and used on a bed as a blanket. Duvets originated in rural Europe and were made from the down feathers of the eider duck, known for its usefulness as an insulator.
Comforters are intended to keep the user warm, especially during sleep, although they can also be used as mattress pads. Comforters are generally large and rectangular in shape, filled with natural or synthetic insulative material and encased in a shell/covering.

Comforter sizes correspond with bed sizes: twin, full, queen, king, and cal-king. Comforter sizes run slightly larger than actual bed sizes to allow for draping over the sides of the bed. Typical sizes in the United.States for comforters are:Twin = 64? Width x 87? Length,Queen / Full = 87? Width x 87? Length,King Size Blanket = 101? Width x 90? Length.

Blankets were traditionally made of wool because of wool's warmth, breathability and natural fire-retardant properties, while sheets were made of cotton or linen, which are less irritating to the skin. Nowadays, synthetic fibers are frequently used for both. Throw blankets are smaller blankets, often in decorative colors and patterns that can be used for extra warmth outside of bed.
These days, there are also electric blankets which are heated by electricity.

King size blankets are the bigger size you can get for blankets and are especially designed to fit beds with a big width, length or both. In some cases, they could be made for special needs.There are many types of blankets including quilts, duvets, and comforters, depending on their thickness, construction and/or fill material.

Bigger size you can get for blankets King size blankets.Here are many types of blankets including quilts king size blanket depending on their thickness.

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This article was published on 2010/10/29