7 Throw Blankets Made With Sustainable Materials
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We’ve rounded up the best throw blankets on the market: from sustainable blankets to comfy couch throws, these brands are making soft cotton blankets we love, many of which are woven by artisans around the globe. Take your pick from chunky knits, bouclés, reclaimed cashmere and wool, and everything in between (including organic throw blankets!)—then meet us over at the couch.
If you’re hoping for something a bit heftier, check out our guides to the best weighted blankets and organic comforters and duvet inserts! Or snuggle into the eco-friendly sofa with these sustainable throw pillows.
Best Overall — Coyuchi
Most Affordable — Under The Canopy
Softest — MINNA
Materials | Organic linen, cotton, wool, & recycled cotton
Ethics | GOTS certified organic & recycled materials, low waste practices, ethically made, circular initiatives, secondhand shop
Best For | Various patterns & textures
Price Range | $118–$248
Coyuchi covers everything you need for bed, bath, and home, and we mean everything! Its line of throws includes a variety of patterns, colors, and textures—some with stripes, some solid, and some knit. You can even find them at discounted prices at 2nd Home Renewed, Coyuchi’s secondhand space. From waffle throws to linen blankets, this sustainable brand makes it easy to be cozy and conscious.
2. The Citizenry
Materials | Alpaca, sheep, & merino wool, linen
Ethics | Ethically made by artisans, responsibly sourced & sustainable materials, fair trade working conditions & pay
Best For | Wool throws
Price Range | $155–$295
The Citizenry scours the globe for the best artisan collectives and co-ops, helping bring their cultures to your home. In return, artisans receive fair trade working conditions and competitive pay, and they get to decide whether to work from home or together in groups. Indulge in the brand’s luxurious bouclé throws, chunky wool set, or brushed wool blankets.
Materials | Cotton, merino, wool
Ethics | Ethically made by women artisans, sustainable materials, transparent supply chain
Best For | Traditional techniques
Price Range | $165–$385
MINNA partners with artisans around the globe for gorgeous goods, like rugs, baskets, and of course, throw blankets. Everything’s made using traditional techniques, and MINNA prioritizes flexibility, adaptability, and agency for artisans every step of the way. The collection ranges from Peruvian cotton throws to Uruguayan wool blankets, but no matter what you pick, you can trust it will have been thoughtfully made.
4. Slowdown Studio
Materials | Cotton & recycled cotton
Ethics | Ethically made & grown in the USA, sustainable & recycled materials, artisan-designed, gives back
Best For | Artisan-made designs
Price Range | $250
Slowdown Studio, though based in Los Angeles, teams up with artists on an international scale to create rugs, towels, and other home goods. These blankets are made with 25 percent recycled cotton and 75 percent USA-grown cotton—spun and woven right here. We are big fans of the unique designs from artists like Maggie Stephenson, Emma Daniels, and Maite García. Your space will surely stand out with these stunners.
Materials | 100 percent Alpaca wool
Ethics | Certified B Corp, ethically made by artisans, responsibly & sustainably sourced materials, climate-neutral, gives back
Best For | Ombre & neutral throws
Price Range | $174
Avocado, a certified B Corp, has been a leader in sustainable home and bedding for years. Its collection of wool throws is made with 100 percent Alpaca fibers sustainably sourced from the Peruvian Andes. And all of the colors used across the designs are the natural colors from alpacas—no chemical dyes here! Cuddle on the couch in these conscious throws.
6. Under the Canopy
Materials | Organic cotton
Ethics | GOTS & OEKO-TEX certified organic materials, vertically integrated supply chain
Best For | Affordable throws
Price Range | $68–$282
Maybe chunky knit or color-block blankets are more your style? Good thing Under the Canopy has them both! These throws are all crafted with GOTS certified organic cotton and finished with nontoxic, low-impact dyes. We love how no detail was overlooked, from the delicate raw fringes on one style to the window pane design on another. Style and sustainability absolutely go hand-in-hand.
7. Resonnaire Home
Materials | 100% cotton
Ethics | Handwoven, creating long-term relationships with artisans, partnerships with sustainable brands
Best For | Soft modern throws
Price Range | $69–$189
Resonnaire Home is a new, modern and artisan craftsmanship-inspired home brand creating thoughtful and cozy items for your space. Many of their throws are created in collaboration with artisans from the highest quality materials. Our team especially loves the Alfred Throw, which is handwoven and made with 100% cotton. It’s soft, airy, and perfect for spring!
Featured image by The Citizenry