blankets

Blankets for beds

In the United States, blanket sizes are named after mattress sizes. Sometimes sellers do not even give a blanket's dimensions in inches.

Blanket size Typical dimensions
Twin 66 × 90
Twin XL 66 x 96
Full or double 80 × 90
Queen between 90 × 90 and 90 × 100
King between 108 × 90 and 108 × 100

These blanket sizes are not legal standards. The actual dimensions of a blanket can vary by an inch or two from the figures above. The dimensions of mattresses also vary sizes on which these blanket sizes are based, can aso vary. It is a good idea to measure your mattress with tape measure before buying an expensive blanket.

Mattresses are made in many more sizes than blankets. to find an approrpriate blanket size for a mattress size not on the above list. The size needed, however, depends on more than the nominal mattress size. At one extreme are sleepers who prefer a heavy blanket exactly the same size as the top of the mattress. At the other extreme, those with a California King mattress that is extra-deep, say 15 inches, and Thus ideally they need a blanket that is (84 + 15 + 6 =) 105 inches long.  So, only you can determine how large a blanket you need

 

Mattress Name Mattress top
dimensions,
inches
Comment Possible blanket size
Blanket name Blanket dimensions,
inches
California King 72 × 84      
King; Eastern King 76 × 80   King 108 x 90; 108 x 100
Queen XL; Olympic Queen; Expanded Queen 66 × 80   King mdash;
Short Queen 60 × 75      
Queen 60 × 80   Queen 90 × 90; 90 × 100
Three Quarter 48 × 75      
Antique 48 × 72      
Full XL 54 × 80      
Full or double 53 × 75 However, you may find a Queen size blanket is more available and more economical. Full or double. 80 x 90
Full Rollaway 48 × 72      
Twin XL 39 × 80      
Twin 39 × 75   Twin 66 × 90
Cot; Rollaway 30 × 72      
Recreational Vehicle Beds
Mattress name Mattress top
dimensions
Possible blanket size
Blanket name Blanket dimensions
RV King 72" × 80"    
RV Queen 60" × 74"    
RV Full 54" × 75"    
RV King Short  72" × 75"    
RV Bunk 34" × 75", 28" × 75"    
       
Hardside Waterbeds
  Inside dimensions of waterbed frame,
inches
   
King Waterbed 72 × 84    
Queen waterbed 60 × 84    
Super Single waterbed 48 × 84    

truck mattresses

Truck mattresses, which overlap with RV mattresses, are usually a simple pad from 4 to 8 inches thick, containing one or more kinds of foam. It might seem a simple matter to cut down one of these to fit, but fir

Blankets not made for beds & throws

Stadium blankets are 50 by 60 to 54 by 72.

Other measures

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