At a job in a previous life, I sat next to a less-than-insulated window on the 43rd floor. That meant in the winter, it was so cold that I would take the large scarf I wore into the office and wrap it around my legs and tuck under my thighs while in my chair. It was such a common occurrence that my coworkers nicknamed me Teddy (as in Roosevelt). This is all to say that a large blanket scarf is a lifesaver for very cold days in more ways than one. Invest in a scarf that you can wrap around your entire body, not just your neck, and you’ll be thankful. Here are some of the best options.
Women's Bean's Blanket Scarf
This big ol’ scarf is made from an extra soft acrylic yarn. It’s lightweight and easy to wear while the vintage plaid pattern makes it a bit of a statement. It’s even big enough to act as an actual blanket.
When it comes to cashmere, the more, the better, right? That’s the case with this scarf, which isn’t your average cashmere scarf. It’s made from 100% Italian cashmere and comes in three neutral colors to go with everything.
A New Day Women's Plaid Oblong Scarf
This soft blanket scarf is lightweight but warm and features a large black-and-white windowpane plaid pattern. It’s versatile and can be worn with practically any outfit and color.
Women's Bean Blanket Scarf
Ready to be paired with anything from jeans to a dress, this striped option from L.L.Bean is perfect toss over your shoulders or your legs. The multiple colorways means it’ll go with anything.
If you really want versatility, this double-sided scarf is your answer. One side is a classic houndstooth, the other is a fun polka dot. Wrap it to show off one pattern or mix it up and pattern-clash with both.
Mason Printed Scarf
Camo may not be a typical pattern for a scarf, but the deep greens and blacks mean it’ll go with any color you have on. It’s big enough to keep your face and neck warm on-the-go so you won’t get caught out in the cold.
Spring Fever Stylish Warm Blanket Scarf
With over 1,400 reviews and a 4.1-star rating, this best-selling scarf on Amazon comes in almost 40 different color options. You really can’t go wrong with any of them.
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