This Waffle Knit Blanket Looks Much More Expensive Than It Is

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The waffle is everywhere – and I’m not talking about the one you dip in maple syrup and eat for breakfast. Waffle knit blankets are everywhere #DecorTok, Pinterest and virtually every interior designer Instagram feed.

There’s no room for a waffle knit blanket doesn’t look good whether it’s spread out on your bed, laid out right on your favorite chair, or folded over the back of the sofa.

But here’s the problem with waffle-knit blankets: they tend to be quite expensive. A Boll & Branch goes for over $200 while Parachute $149 clocks. Want a secret? You can get a great one at Walmart for between $55 and $70.

Great Bay Waffle Knit Blanket has 120 reviews, with the vast majority giving it a perfect five out of five stars. It comes in three sizes ($55 for a twin, $60 for a double, and $70 for a king) and nine colors: dusty pink, dark gray, light gray, marigold, navy blue, oatmeal, pale blue, taupe and white.

Great Bay Home All Season Cotton Waffle Blanket

Customers love it for all the reasons why waffle-knit blankets are so trendy right now: they’re great layering pieces, neither too hot nor too cold (think of them as the Goldilocks of blankets) , super soft and machine washable.

Waffle knit blankets are pretty much always solid in color, ensuring they won’t clash with whatever decorating vibe you have. The fabric looks classier than fleece, but not in a flashy way like cashmere can be.

Then there’s the feel and weight of a waffle knit. It’s not rough like wool or overly insulating like fleece can be. Indeed, the cotton weave is designed to regulate body temperature. The square-shaped weave of the blanket retains heat while the inner part of the squares allows air to circulate. That means you can be cozy under a waffle-knit blanket all year round and in all seasons.

If you’re sold, scroll up to get your hands on Walmart’s best-kept bedding secret.


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