Making our outdoor spaces as welcoming as possible right now includes having a basket filled with an assortment of blankets and throws for you and your guests to cuddle up in. As temps dip, bringing your own throw to a local restaurant to either sit on (metal chairs are soo cold!) or layer over your jacket might make the difference between an enjoyable dining experience and being so uncomfortable you don’t even want to finish your meal.

I have looked at lots of options and found great choices in all price ranges (many are on sale) so all you have to do is click. There is something for everyone – tartan plaids, tie-dye, animal prints, faux fur, sherpa, down throws and even a travel one with a carrying case. They are great for gift-giving too and one style can even be monogrammed. And when it’s too cold to be outside, these throws will make cozy couch companions. Here is my roundup of throw blankets guaranteed to help you stay warm and be an A+ hostess at all your outside gatherings.





It’s ultralight, and at the same time, ultrawarm. Insulated with Premium Down, Eddie Bauer’s throw is perfect for outdoor socializing. Soft polyester shell is smooth on one side, fleece on the other. We own one of these blankets and it is SO warm that everyone fights over it! Half off right now and available in 12 patterns including traditional checks. Some are backordered, so don’t hesitate if you see a pattern you like.

Eddie Bauer Oversized Down Throw $64.50


This cotton throw with the words “happy house” would make a terrific gift or look great on your couch.

Happy House Throw $54.97

Compact and cozy, this throw from Eddie Bauer stows easily into its front zip pouch. When you need it, simply unfold it and enjoy the lightweight warmth of the ThermaFill® insulation. Ideal for travel, camping, tailgating, or any other time that calls for a boost in warmth. Also available in blue. Over 50% off right now!

Eddie Bauer Packable Throw $16


Looking to “buy in bulk”on a budget and have all your throws coordinated? This sherpa throw from Walmart has hundreds of positive reviews and is under $9!!! Reviewers say it washes well too. I just ordered 4 of them. 3 colors available but selling fast.

Mainstay Plush Lightweight Sherpa Throw $8.88

Founded in 2006 in New England, ChappyWrap is dedicated to making the best blankets ever. They pride themselves on their cotton blend blankets that are easy to clean and durable, yet comforting and snuggle-worthy. Available in lots of patterns.

ChappyWrap Dog’s Life Blanket $135


This two-tone throw blanket is the ultimate in luxurious comfort. Every piece is exceptionally woven with superior-quality faux fur and is as indulgent as it is beautiful. The reverse side is a cozy solid color micro faux mink for added softness and ultra-plush quality. 61% off at Nordstrom Rack.

Piolo Faux Fur Blanket $67.97

Made for cozying up by the fire, Pottery Barn’s reversible throw is as soft as a blanket of snow but will keep you nice and toasty all season long. It’s crafted of sherpa fabric with a different color on each side for double the style possibilities. Add a monogram for gift-giving.

Pottery Barn Fireside Cozy Sherpa $49

I own this blanket by Faherty and absolutely love it! On the high end, but worth every penny. It is the perfect blend of ruggedness and comfort to get you through chilly nights at the campfire or cozy nights on the couch. Faherty is actively partnering with Native designers, and 10% of sales from this blanket goes to the Native community. 20% off first time purchases.

Faherty Sherpa Blanket $168

With a classic plaid front and super-soft faux-fur back, Pottery Barn’s festive throw is just right for snuggling up on an outdoor sofa or armchair.

Pottery Barn Nottingham Faux Fur Plaid Throw $149

Your guests may never leave with the Barefoot Dreams throw blanket. An influencer favorite (along with my family) these blankets are expensive but are irresistibly soft for round-the-clock cuddling. Available in several patterns and solids too.

Barefoot Dreams In the Wild Blanket $180


If you need a basket to store all your blankets, Pottery Barn’s beachcomber baskets are handwoven from sustainable natural fibers that are richly textured and bring a casual, easy style to home organization.

Beachcomber Handwoven Seagrass XL Basket $129

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