Photo: James Geer/A Place Called Home
We're referring to one aspect of the rustic design movement that has made its way to the bedroom: knit blankets—larger than the usual living-room throws, typically in earthy, neutral tones and made using natural fibers. Interior designer and A Place Called Home
author Jason Grant says that recently, he's been finding more people than usual drawn to handmade styles that appear softer and more inviting-to-the-touch than sateen and polyester-blend fabrics.
Grant recommends trying an oversize knit—where you can easily wriggle your fingers between each stitch—like the chunky wool designs found at Little Dandelion