The Best Cozy Throws for Snuggling

Penni Schewe

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If you’re anything like me, you look forward to snowy winter days all year long, just so you can snuggle up under a cozy throw blanket while working, reading, or binge-watching the latest Netflix “it” show. Well, that chilly time of the year has officially arrived, which means throw blanket season has, too.

When I pick out a new throw, I look for options that contain all three elements of what I like to call the throw blanket trifecta: a soft touch, a warm weave, and an attractive appearance — after all, most throws spend their lives in plain sight draped over the living room couch! Below, we’ve rounded up 8 of our favorite throws that check every box. All you need now is a crackling fireplace and a cup of hot chocolate.

Barefoot Dreams ‘In the Wild’ Throw Blanket

Courtesy of Nordstrom

Not only is this blanket super soft and cuddly, but it also provides majorly fierce jungle vibes. Throw it over an accent chair to elevate your living room or loft space, or throw it over your lap for the comfiest night in ever.

Bearaby Cotton Napper

Courtesy of Bearaby

This throw from eco-friendly brand Bearaby is actually a weighted blanket in disguise, so you know it’ll bring double the hygge when you wrap yourself up in it on the couch this winter. You can grab this option in a variety of colors to match virtually any decor scheme.

RiLEY Home Four Layer Coverlet

Courtesy of RiLEY

These Portuguese blankets from RiLEY Home made with ultra-soft premium cotton are the epitome of comfort. They’re large enough to cover your entire bed, but we won’t stop you from bringing one with you to every room!

Nordstrom ‘Bliss’ Plush Throw

Courtesy of Nordstrom

With subtle fringing and a velvety texture, this affordable throw from the Nordstrom brand is the easiest way to add a touch of comfort to any room in the house. Plus, it comes in nine neutral colors.

RiLEY Home Luxe Cashmere Wool Throw

Courtesy of RiLEY

There’s throws, and then there’s cashmere wool throws. This one from RiLEY Home is designed to keep you warm on even the coldest winter nights, without feeling too heavy or restricting. It’s so versatile and chic, you may want to keep it out year round.

Parachute Oversized Knit Throw

Courtesy of Parachute

Parachute is known for its cloud-like slippers and robes, so the fact that the brand’s blankets are super cozy as well is no surprise. This Turkish cotton throw feels like a giant sweater, and it’s durable enough for both indoor and outdoor use.

Bedsure Fleece Throw Blanket

Courtesy of Amazon

When it comes to throw blankets, it doesn’t get much comfier than this fleece option from Bedsure. It’s thick, impossibly soft, and it comes in 30 colors — not to mention, it’s been rated more than 70,000 times on Amazon!

NakedCashmere ‘Abbey’ Cable Blanket


Looking to invest in something just as luxurious as it is nap-inducing? NakedCashmere’s fine wool “Abbey” blanket fits the bill. Made with only the most luscious cashmere and available for monogramming, this throw is one that should be reserved for special occasions.

Hillary Maglin is a digital ecommerce editor who splits most of her time between New York City and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. You can find her on Instagram @hillarymaglin, where her DMs are always open to discuss travel gear, wine bars, and Taylor Swift’s latest record.

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