Get Snuggle-Ready: Cozy Up to the Best Knit Blankets, Baskets & More

published Sep 11, 2016
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It may be hard to switch gears from summer while your tan is still fierce, but there’s a good chance that fall is actually right around the corner (after all, first comes back-to-school commercials, then comes sweaters). It’s totally ok, because autumn is that sweet spot between summer and winter where the sun still shines, yet it’s chilly enough for plenty of sweat-free cuddling. Get your home snuggle-ready with these 15 knit pillows, poufs, rugs, and more, all as cozy as your favorite sweater.

Above: Merino Wool Extreme Knitted Blanket/Rug, priced from $79 from Wool WOW

You may have never realized how much you need a giant-knit blanket or rug until just now, but trust us, it’s essential. (For a moment of zen, check out a similar product actually being knit.)

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Moss-Knit Cushion Cover, $24.99 from H&M

This charmingly chunky pillow cover is also available in black, and the two colors would look excellent together. It’s machine washable, unlike most of my favorite sweaters.

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Large Knit Rope Bin, $49 from Land of Nod

This bin is the snuggliest storage option available, and it also comes in small and medium sizes, as well as orange, mint, yellow, and navy.

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Jumbo Knit Pouf, $199.99 from CB2

Need a pouf that bears an uncanny resemblance to a sea urchin for your ocean-themed decor? Wish you had a cozy seat that doubles as an ottoman? Enjoy chunky hand-knit cotton? This one’s for you.

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Chunky Knit Throw, $129 from Land of Nod

If you’re going to be chilly, you’re going to need some pompoms to cheer you up. This beautifully knit throw is woven of wool and acrylic, trimmed with a colorful border, and finished with bouncy pompoms.

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Ivory Knit Bath Mat, $14.99 from World Market

How great does this sound: Get out of the shower and step on a sweater! This snuggly bath mat is woven of 100% cotton and is machine washable.

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Braided Cable Wool Rug, priced from $107.99 (on sale) from West Elm

Want the look of a sweater without all the chunk? Concerned about the artisans who make your rugs? “This hand-tufted 100% wool rug is made in a Fair Trade Certified™ facility. The artisans have chosen to use the premium they earn from Fair Trade production to fund additional healthcare coverage.”

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Organic Patchwork Knit Throw, $129 from Pottery Barn

This eco-friendly blanket combines every type of stitch ever used to knit a sweater, so it’s like wrapping yourself in 20 sweaters in one!

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Wool Cable Tea Cosy, $45 from Food52

It’s hard to imagine a time when we’ll need a sweater to keep our boiling hot tea warm, but, it’ll probably keep your hands nice and cozy while serving! This sweet little cosy was hand-knit in England out of wool and closes with a wooden button.

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Fog Linen Knitted Mat, $10 from Steven Alan

These slubby little mats, woven of beautiful Japanese linen, are perfect for holding your teapot whilst you’re curled up reading.

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Cable Knit Boo Pillow, $169 from Urban Outfitters

Who needs a boyfriend to keep you warm when you have a boyfriend pillow? If you already have a mate, fear not, for it’s still great for reading, studying and general lounging. Kids especially seem to enjoy having a loop to carry their pillow from room to room.

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Cable-Knit Pillow, $49 from Urban Outfitters

Urban Outfitters, please make a sweater and/or sweater dress in this exact knit. The lovely pattern is rendered in 100% cotton and is also available in white.

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Chunky Grey Runner, $161 (on sale) from CB2

Like walking on a blanket! Made in India “in a time-intensive process, 100% zero count wool is dyed then dried in the sunlight. Using traditional looms, wool is handwoven and braided,” all so your feet can be nice and cozy.

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Colorblock Knit Blanket, $128 from Leif

This machine-washable cotton blanket is plenty cozy while providing a pop of springy, modern color during the drearier months.

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Landyn Chunky Knit Throw, $69.96 from Crate & Barrel

Including “chunky” in the name of your product is the best way to get included in this roundup. This deliciously chunky blanket is made of acrylic and rayon—perfect for folks with a sensitivity to wool—and is also available in a beautiful blue and a wintery “silver sage.”

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Knit Suede Pillow Cover, priced from $74 (on sale) from Restoration Hardware

Love knit home goods but need them done in a hardcore material—nothing soft like wool or cotton? These pillow covers “of the finest cowhide” are just for you—and they’re on sale!