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5 Favorites: Blankets for Cool Summer Nights

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 01, 2012 01:05 AM
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by Janet last modified Aug 31, 2012

Extend your end-of-summer nights outdoors with a lightweight warm blanket; perfect for draping over a chilly guest or to layer on your bed as the weather cools to fall. Above: Swans Island's summer weight Corriedale Grey Teal Stripe Wool Blanket is hand-dyed and hand-woven in Maine using domestic wool; $595. Above: The Swedish Knit Blanket is knitted of soft cotton in a honeycomb weave; $85 at Brook Farm General Store. Above: The Coyuchi Natural Rustic Linen Blanket is backed with organic cotton flannel to take the chill off; available as a throw or full-sized blanket; $158 or $428 respectively. Above: Brahms Mount Day Blankets are oversized throws made of 50 percent linen and 50 percent cotton for softness. Perfect personal-sized evening wraps or bed-toppers, they are available in several colors (shown in Hampton); $248. Above: Made in Spain, the Teixidors Tucana Blanket is warped, weft and woven entirely by hand. This luxurious full-sized blanket is woven of 60 percent silk and 40 percent linen; $820 at Provide. Above: Also from Brahms Mount, the soft, dense all-cotton Natural Herringbone Blanket features a hand twisted fringe and a three-inch herringbone weave; $236 at Brahms Mount. For those in the UK, The Natural Herringbone Blanket is available for £195 at Folklore. (NB: See our earlier Blanket Posts for more ideas.)






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