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At this time of year, there is nothing better than curling up on the sofa with a good blanket.

We spotted these Pia Wallén cross blankets are from Arket and fell in love. Available in 4 colours the iconic cross pattern will make a statement and is a design classic.

Made from 100% cotton.

[ £180 ]

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The Calhoun & Co. Good at Naps Woven Throw Blanket available from Urban Outfitters is gorgeous, cosy and on trend with its slogan design. It ticks the box for loving typography too.

It would make a great statement piece strewn over a couch but also it is such a striking soft furnishing it would also look great as a wall hanging.

They say;

Woven jacquard throw by Calhoun & Co. that’s good for naps, Netflixing, travel or just making a decorative statement! Constructed from soft, dotted cotton with a reversible finish and contrast fringe.

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home: nice price [ throw ]

The Selena Kantha Stitch throw is a beauty, from Urban outfitters and is currently in the sale for £53 (reduced from £89)

Layer up with other patterns on cushions in a lounge, bring texture to outdoor seating, use for last of the summer picnics or even add to your bedroom styling as a chill begins to come in the evening. This cotton throw is versatile and practical but also stylish.

They say;

Bring your sofa or bed to live with the Selene throw in a relaxing and muted tie-dye print. Made from a soft cotton fabrication with an all-over Kantha stitch effect and contrasting borders.

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home: nice price [ blanket ]

For a chilly evening, for an afternoon picnic, for adding texture to the bed styling, for packing for that last minute camping trip; this gorgeous stripe and geometric blanket in the Zara Home sale is a must-buy.

Available at £15.99 reduced from £29.99

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home: nice price [ blanket ]

Grab a bargain in the Zara sale, this waffle knit-effect blanket has an incredible reduction, from £49.99 to £9.99

Throw over a feature armchair or use to add a pop of colour in a neutral room. The knit-effect texture will add depth to an interior – plus keep the chill off in the cold nights.

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Now that the hot weather is well an truly behind us, it’s time to embrace the winter months and start creating cosy homes that you can’t wait to get back too.

As often happens around now, we start to turn our thoughts to soft furnishings like throws and cushions. Stores are full of textures like faux fur rugs, knitted blankets and soft pile cushion covers.

The colour pallette is subtle with muted tones of nature, including stone, browns, camel and grey.

Guide:

Top row:

pouffe / ikea.com [ £45 ], cushion cover / hm.com [ £12.99 ]

Middle row:

throw / westelm.co.uk [ from £149 ], rug / johnlewis.com [ £25 ], throw / habitat.co.uk [ £120 ]

Bottom row:

blanket / zarahome.com [ £79.99 ], cushion / frenchconnection.com [ £40 ]

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Animal print is still a strong trend and this affordable patterned throw from ASOS at just £35 is a great update for a lounge, perfect strewn over an outdoor seating area for a light cover up when the sun goes down or great to have handy for a picnic.

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During January there is nothing better than curly up on the sofa in the evenings wrapped in a warm blanket. So why not try making your own.

The last couple if years has seen arm knitting grow in popularity and its a fun way to create your very own chunky knit blanket.

Perfect for a bedroom or living room!

Give it a go by following the tutorial at woolcouturecompany.com