Blanket FAQs:

Q: Is a blanket a type of bedding?

A: Yes.

Q: Are blankets sometimes used as comfort objects by small children?

A: Yes.

Q: Are blankets warmer and also relatively slow to burn compared to cotton?

A: Yes.

Q: Were blankets traditionally made of wool because of wool's warmth?

A: Yes, and breathability and natural fire-retardant properties, while sheets were made of cotton or linen or silk, which are less irritating to the skin.

Q: Is a blanket often interchanged with comforter?

A: Yes, and quilt, and duvet, as they all have similar uses.

Q: Are blankets generally used for warmth and comfort?

A: Yes, while sheets are for hygiene, comfort and aesthetics.

Q: Are blankets thicker?

A: Yes, even the thinnest blanket is thicker than the heaviest sheet.

Q: Are blankets smaller blankets?

A: Yes, and often in decorative colors and patterns, that can be used for extra warmth and decoration on the outside of bed.

Q: Are blankets woven acrylic?

A: Yes, and knitted polyester, mink, cotton, fleece and wool.

Q: Are blankets distinguished from bed sheets by their thickness and purpose?

A: Yes.