# How to determine weighted blanket weight

It’s fairly simple:

• Stand on your scale, and note the number
• Pick up your blankets, stand on the scale, and note the number.
• Calculate the difference between those numbers, and you’ll know the weight of the blanket.

## How heavy should a weighted blanket be?

Determining how heavy a weighted blanket should depend on your own body weight. Ideally, your weighted blanket weight should be 7-10% of your own body weight, with an additional one or two pounds if your weight falls in between the recommended ranges.

## What size weighted blanket should I get?

Generally, a full-size weighted blanket should run from 50 to 56-inches wide by 72-inches long . A 50-inch X 72-inch weighted blanket will be just the right size to accommodate one person sleeping in a full-size bed.

## How much does a weighted blanket weigh?

A weighted blanket is pretty much what it sounds like: a heavy blanket. However, there is more to a weighted blanket than just being thick and heavy. The weight should be specific for the person who will be using it. Weighted blankets can weigh anywhere from five to twenty-five pounds.

## What are the sizes of Weighted blankets?

Sensory goods weighted blankets come in sizes ranging from 30 x 48 in up to 41 x 72 in and, and the weights range from 4 lbs to 20 lbs. They also come in materials such as flannel, fleece, and cotton so you can fine tune the level of heat your blanket will retain.

## What is the ideal weight for a weighted blanket?

The most common recommendation is that a weighted blanket should weigh between 5 to 10% of a person’s body weight. Most people err toward a weight closer to 10%. So for someone who weighs 150 pounds, a 10-15 pound weighted blanket is probably the best bet.

## What if weighted blanket is too heavy?

Can a Weighted Blanket Be Too Heavy?

• It Will Be Uncomfortable There is no getting around this. At greater than 35 pounds, you will have numerous factors…
• It’s Unnecessary Studies have shown that you can get the various benefits of weighted blankets with blankets that are…
• It’s Dangerous
• ## What are weighted blankets made of and what makes them heavy?

What goes into a weighted blanket? What are the materials used that make it so heavy? A weighted blanket is essentially composed of a quilted fabric with embedded ‘pockets’ stuffed with a filler material to increase its weight. The stuffing is primarily responsible for the extra weight the blanket provides.

## What size weighted blanket should I get?

Generally, a full-size weighted blanket should run from 50 to 56-inches wide by 72-inches long . A 50-inch X 72-inch weighted blanket will be just the right size to accommodate one person sleeping in a full-size bed.