Asked by: Jaquelina Galvañ
asked in category: General Last Updated: 1st March, 2020

Are wool blankets scratchy?

One major reason wool can feel itchy or scratchy is the quality of the wool being used. This ensures that all our wool blankets, pillows, comforters, beds and other products retain all the beneficial properties of wool while feeling smoother to the touch than coarser, larger micron wool fibers.

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Simply so, how do you soften a scratchy wool blanket?

How to Soften a Wool Blanket

  1. Fill a large tub with lukewarm water and add 1 tsp.
  2. Agitate the water with your hands to disperse the wool wash.
  3. Submerge the wool blanket in the wash solution.
  4. Soak the blanket for at least 15 minutes (30 if the wool fabric is extra-thick).

Subsequently, question is, what wool is not itchy? Unlike other wools and synthetic material, merino wool doesn't itch at all – it is the softest of all wool.

In respect to this, are wool blankets soft?

Pros. The wool blanket is made out of sheep and Alpaca from the Andes mountains, which are of very high quality. The sheep and Alpaca blend used in making the blanket makes it extremely soft and luxurious. The wool blanket is very easily maintained as it can be dry cleaned.

Are wool blankets good?

When it comes to providing warmth, wool blankets are one of the best in the world. A wool blanket made of 100 percent wool provides the most warmth while a wool blanket made with a mix of wool and synthetic materials – like nylon and polyester – offer a bit more durability.

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