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How To Choose A Yoga Blanket

Yoga Blankets made from cotton, wool or a recycled blend (acrylic, polyester and cotton), come in a variety of shapes, sizes, thickness, patterns and colors. They are the most useful tools at a yogi's disposal. Roll it up into a bolster for restorative yoga poses or feel the warmth during savasana. Use it as a pillow in meditation, or even use it as a blanket.
The versatility is endless. We will go over a few key features and things to think about when purchasing a yoga blanket, from material, style, length and care


 

 

Materials


There are several different types of material a yoga blanket are available in. We'll discuss some of the most popular and the best practices for getting the most out of your yoga blanket.

Cotton Blankets - Everyone is familiar with cotton. The soft material comes in a variety of different weights. Sizes and a range of different weave.

Wool Blankets - Today's wool in not scratchy. Recycled wool not only helps the environment, but is also extremely soft and durable. Wool yoga blankets are available in 50% to 80% Wool / Polyester bland.

Blended Blankets - Blends are the most common materials used to produce yoga Blankets. Blends are generally a mix of acrylic, polyester and cotton. This greatly reduces the prices. Depending on the country of production most of the material used in blended blankets are recycled from area textile manufacturers, or regenerated clothing. All blankets, know matter the country should be cleaned before use.


 

 

Sizes & Thickness

 

The Classic or Traditional Mexican Yoga BlanketFalsa / Mexican Striped This traditional Mexican style yoga blankets is the most popular tool used in yoga studio today. Blankets are made from a blend of recycled materials containing Cotton, Polyester and Acrylic. Blankets range in size from 78” length by 56” in width and a weight of 2.3 to 2.8 lbs. Blankets are available in a wide range of colors. The striped Style Mexican blanket is used in restorative yoga , blanket can be rolled up and used as a bolster, folded in to a meditation cushion or a perfect blanket to cover you up in Shavasana to keep your body as you cool down.

Measurements: Thickness Size Weight Material

Kakaos Studio Classic

Medium

77" x 54''

2.5 lbs.

10% Cotton, 45% Polyester, and45% Acrylic

Kakaos Traditional Studio Medium 77" x 54'' 2.8 lbs. 15% Cotton, 35% Polyester, and 50% Acrylic
Kakaos Traditional Studio No-Tassels Medium 78" x 54'' 2.9 lbs. 15% Cotton, 35% Polyester, and 50% Acrylic

 


 

Single or solid color yoga blanketSingle Color / Solid Color The Solid color yoga blankets are popular among restorative yogis for it solid weave, size, thickness and weight. Blankets are made from a blend of recycled materials containing Cotton, Polyester and Acrylic. Blankets range in size from 78” to 80” in length and 54” to 60” in width blanket weights range from 3.2 to 3.8 lbs. The Style Yoga blanket is primarily used in restorative yoga and meditation. Blanket can be rolled up and used as a bolster, folded in to a meditation cushion, but can be used in most styles of yoga when a blanket is needed. Blanket tassels are the same color as the blanket

Measurements: Thickness Size Weight Material

Kakaos Deluxe Solid

Full

78" x 60"

3.8 lbs.

15% Cotton, 35% Polyester, and 50% Acrylic

Kakaos Cotton Solid Thin - Full 78" x 54" 2.8 lbs. 85% Cotton, 7.5% Polyester, and 7.5% Acrylic

Kakaos Solid

Full

78" x  52"

3.3 lbs

10% Cotton, 40% Polyester, and 50% Acrylic

 


 

Cotton Yoga BlanketsCotton  The Cotton yoga blanket is popular among yogis looking for a more natural material made yoga blanket. The blanket is known for its size and weight. Blankets are available in a 52.5% to 85% new recycled Cotton, and 15% to 47.5% Polyester and Acrylic blend to a 100% cotton version. Blankets range in size from 78” to 83” in length and 54” to 65” in width and a weight of 2.8 to 4lbs. The Style Yoga blanket is used in restorative yoga and is perfect blanket to cover you up in Shavasana to keep your body as you cool down. Blanket can be rolled up and used as a bolster, folded in to a meditation cushion, but can be used in most styles of yoga when a blanket is needed. 100% cotton blankets are a perfect substitute for yogis with allergic reaction to acrylic or polyester blend yoga blankets.
Note: Because of the nature of the new recycled cotton materials, cotton blankets appear to be thin, the yarn is spun very tight and will loosen with the first few washings thickening the blanket and giving it a fuller look. Like most cotton products these blankets will also soften with washings.

Measurements: Thickness Size Weight Material

Kakaos Deluxe Cotton

Thin - Full

60" x 80"

3.5 lbs.

100% Cotton

Kakaos Cotton Solid Thin - Full 78" x 54" 2.8 lbs 85% Cotton, 7.5% Polyester, and 7.5% Acrylic
Kakaos Soft Cotton Full 60" x 80" 3 lbs 100% Brushed Cotton
Halfmoon Organic Cotton Thin - Full 60" x 80" 3.5 lbs 100% Organic Cotton
Halfmoon Cotton Thin - Full 60" x 80" 3.5 lbs 100% Cotton

Manduka Cotton

Thin - Full

65" x 83"

4 lbs

52.5% Recycled Cotton Fibers,35% Recycled Acrylic,12.5% Polyester

 


 

Wool Yoga BlanketsWool Recycled wool blanket are extremely soft and the densest material used to produce yoga blankets. These very durable blankets can be used in all style of yoga where a bolster or blankets is used. Blankets range in content from 50% to 100% wool and a Polyester blend. Blankets size is 80” to 84” in length to 50” to 64” in width.

Measurements: Thickness Size Weight Material

Kakaos 50% Wool

Full

50" x 80"

2.3 lbs.

50% Recycled Wool Fibers, 50% Polyester Blend

Kakaos 60% Wool Full 60" x 80" 3.8 lbs 60% Recycled Wool Fibers, 40% Polyester Blend
Kakaos 70% Wool Full 60" x 84" 4 lbs 70% Recycled Wool Fibers, 30% Polyester Blend
Kakaos 80% Wool Full 64" x 84" 4 lbs 80% Recycled Wool Fibers, 20% Polyester Blend
Kakaos 80% Wool Full 60" x 80" 3.4 lbs 80% Recycled Wool Fibers, 20% Polyester Blend

Manduka 100% Wool

Full

60" x 82"

4 lbs

100% Recycled Wool Fibers

 


 

Thick and Soft Plush Yoga BlanketsPlush / Brushed These yoga blankets are popular among yogis looking for the thickest and heaviest blanket available. The patterns range from Aztec to Southwest and everything in between. Blanket weight ranges from 3.5 to 5 lbs and size ranges from 80” to 86” in length to 60” t0 64” in width. Most plush blanket don’t have tassels and are seamed around the edges. Blanket work best if extra padding is needed for problem knees or rolled for a softer style bolster under the back.

Measurements: Thickness Size Weight Material

Heavy Thick Soft - No Tassels

Very Full

62" x 82"

5 lbs.

10% Cotton, 40% Polyester, and 50% Acrylic

Thick Soft Very Full 62" x 86" 5 lbs 10% Cotton, 40% Polyester, and 50% Acrylic

Ultra Soft Thick

Very Full

60" x 82"

5 lbs

10% Cotton, 40% Polyester, and 50% Acrylic

 


 

Diamon and Thunderbird Yoga BlanketsThunderbird / Diamond Lets step back in time, these blankets have been around for a long time and are considered the first blankets used in yoga and are still a favorite. But today we have the new versions at a substantial lower cost. The solid color yoga blankets introduces years ago by Kakaos yoga took the best form each blanket and combined them to create a blanket yogis and yoga studios use today. The retro look is always cool. Blanket size ranges from 77” to 82” in length and 48” to 56” in width. Weight runs from 2.2 to 3.5 lbs.
Note: Thunderbird blankets are undergoing a change, once made by hand, these blankets are now being made on machines and have become smaller and thinner, plus they have added up to 48 smaller thunderbird patterns instead of the traditional 16 patterns found in the older style. Diamond blanket too have become thinner and their weight has diminished by up to 1lb.

Measurements: Thickness Size Weight Material

Diamond

Full

82" x 56"

3.5 lbs.

10% Cotton, 40% Polyester, and 50% Acrylic

Thunderbird Full 77" x 53" 3.2 lbs 10% Cotton, 40% Polyester, and 50% Acrylic

Thunderbird (New Design)

Full

77" x  53"

3.2 lbs

10% Cotton, 40% Polyester, and 50% Acrylic

 


 

 

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