The 8 Best Blanket Gifts to Give This Year

October 15, 2022 | Casper Editorial Team

The snow is falling, the fire is crackling, and you’re curled up on the couch, ready to do a little online holiday shopping—when you realize you have no idea where to start. It’s only as you’re sipping your cocoa and snuggling deeper into your favorite throw that the perfect gift idea lands in your lap—of course, a blanket!

A soft blanket is an ideal way to gift something soft, luxurious, and warm—and with Jack Frost knocking on everyone’s door, it’s also timely and necessary. But you don’t want to just gift any old blanket.

This is your chance to give a gift that is as unique as the person you’re shopping for. That’s why we’ve pulled together an entire list of nice blankets for sleep gifts that will have anyone wrapping you up in a big hug of thanks as they warm up with their new favorite gift. 

Throw Blankets 

You might wonder what makes a blanket1 a throw blanket and why that even matters. Simply put, a throw blanket is made for those cozy times when you want to be at maximum coziness without falling asleep. They’re the blankets you see over the backs of couches or curled up in those cute wicker baskets next to the fireplace. 

If you’re searching for a throw blanket for Christmas gifting, here are a few ideas for inspiration:

  • Textured Grid Throw Blanket If you’re shopping for someone who loves a fun pop of color, then this is the blanket for them. Made with 100% cotton and featuring an extra soft, textured grid pattern, this blanket is simultaneously comfy, cool, and cozy.
  • Plaid Throw Blanket A plaid throw blanket is as timeless as it gets. From a formal living room to a cozy study, this kind of throw blanket is the gift that keeps on giving. Gifting a throw blanket made of 100% wool is also the perfect way to ensure next-level comfort and warmth.
  • Waffle Throw BlanketIf someone on your list is extra warm-blooded, then consider this throw blanket gift. It’s made with 100% cotton, is super soft and drapey, and features a lovely cotton weave to keep them cozy without breaking a sweat. Get the softest blanket in neutrals so your loved one can use it all year long.
  • Crinkle Throw Blanket This blanket is a fun gift that brings a bit of texture to any room, as it’s made with 100% cotton and features a crinkled pattern and raw edge design. Super soft and light to the touch, this soft blanket will surely be anyone’s favorite Christmas gift. 

Bed Blankets

Bedding and blankets play a major role in getting a good night’s sleep—they help keep your body relaxed and help regulate temperature.2 So with these blanket gifts, you won’t just be keeping them cozy—you may even help to elevate the quality of their sleep on chilly nights. 

With these blanket gifts, you’re about to win Secret Santa for sure:

  • Crinkle Coverlet –  Soft, lightweight, and textured, this coverlet is made to help take bedtime to a new level of comfy. Made with 100% cotton, this bed blanket is a splendid gift for anyone who might run a little hot at night—it’ll help keep them cool and stay asleep longer. Plus, the crinkled material brings a bit of style and texture to anyone’s cozy bed. Win-win.
  • Cozy Woven BlanketThis blanket is dreamy soft, made with 100% brushed cotton and is the perfect gift to bring a little extra warmth into anyone’s life. This bed blanket is all about staying toasty and getting cozy, and with four colors to choose from, it’s easy to find the perfect one for anybody on your list.

Weighted Blankets

Weighted blankets are super comfy and cozy and literally built for relaxation. These blankets add an extra layer of warmth for those extra chilly nights. But don’t just take our word for it—these blankets also come with a range of scientifically proven benefits to help you feel more calm and relaxed, including:3

  • Reduced anxiety 
  • Lowered heart rate 
  • Calmed breathing 
  • Elevated sleep quality 
  • Improved attention span

The idea is that a weighted blanket feels like a big, gentle hug, with the extra weight providing a light pressure that helps your body to feel more relaxed. It’s usually recommended that you choose a weighted blanket that weighs about 10% of your body weight, so choose one that comes in a few different weights and sizes—like this option from Casper.

Blanket Robes

If you’re still stumped on what blanket gifts would make the perfect present for someone on your list, then it’s time to check out a blanket robe. With the comfort of their favorite blanket combined with the convenience of a robe, this is one piece of loungewear they’ll never take off. Each time they wrap up in this beautiful blanket robe, they’ll thank you for next-level comfort and coziness. 

Wrap Up Your Christmas Shopping with Casper

Finding the perfect gift can seem like a puzzle—but the trick is to find items that everyone can enjoy and fine-tune your choice for their individual personality. Blankets are one of the perfect gifts for finding that sweet spot.

With Casper, it’s simple and easy to find the perfect blanket gift for anyone and everyone on your shopping list. From a classic throw blanket to a cozy crinkle coverlet, there’s a blanket gift as special and unique as each person you’re celebrating. 


  1. Casper. What is the Difference Between a Throw and Blanket?
  2. Sleep Foundation. Healthy Sleep Tips.
  3. Penn Medicine. 4 Ways Weighted Blankets Can Actually Help You.