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March 12, 2019 2 min read

What size blanket fits my bed?

What blanket size do I need for my bed? Do you want a blanket to 'sit on top of' a bed or do you want it to drape over the sides of a bed? Do you know the size of a blanket to drape over the sides of a bed? Need to know what size blanket will fit different bed sizes?

Look no further, see below...

The standard UK bed sizes are as as follows;.


 Bed Size UK Bedspread Size
 Single, 3’0” x 6’3” (36 inches x 75) or 90cm x 190cm  180 x  230 cm 
 Double, 4’6” x 6’3” (54 inches x 75) or 135cm x 190cm  230 x  255 cm 
 King size, 5’0” x 6’6” (60 inches x 78) or 150cm x 200cm  255 x  280 cm

 

For a blanket to drape over the sides of a bed, look at each blanket size and add at least 24 inches to the width of the blanket. This will drape approx 12 inches over the edge of a bed on each side.

Blankets Sizes in Europe and North America

There are various differing sizes of beds in Europe and North America and even within countries such as the USA. 

To get the right size blanket for you bed, calculate as follows;

  • measure the top of the bed or and the depth of your mattress
  • if you want to drape your blanket, add the depth of the mattress to the top of the bed measurements and add 24 inches to the width of the blanket
  • if you don’t want the blanket to drape, simply measure the top of the bed or mattress and get a blanket with the nearest measurements to this

Sofa Beds

Sofa beds ten to be much wider than beds due to the arm rests. So make sure you only measure the mattress part of the sofa bed to get the right sized blanket



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