Do you want to know what’s a fleece blanket? In fact, the fleece is different from wool, although it gets this name from the ‘fleece’ coat found on sheep, fleece refers to a kind of manmade knitted fabric.
What are fleece blankets made of?
Fleece blankets are usually made of Polyester. Polyester fleece is a fuzzy, soft fabric often used for throw blankets, sweaters, jackets, mittens, hats, and other applications where a warm material is needed. It was popular for outdoor gear in the early 1990s since people found it warmer and lighter weight than wool. Then Polyester fleece became more and more popular and has found more specialized uses. Until now, Polyester fleece has been a very important fabric in the world and has used to make astronauts’ underwear and in deep-sea diving suits.