Looking for a more affordable, higher quality weighted blanket? Yorkville Weighted Blankets are the first weighted blanket to be designed specifically adults. The 14 and 18 pound sizes are great for anybody 120 pounds or heavier. Unlike many blankets that look more like medical aids, Yorkville Weighted Blankets have an elegant design that is simple yet sophisticated so they look will look as great as they feel whether you have it draped over your couch, folded on your bed, or you are bringing it on a trip. You can order an adult weighted blanket here.
See the table below to find the perfect size for you based on your weight.
How heavy should my weighted blanket be?
The most important factor when looking for a weighted blanket for an adult is how heavy the blanket is. Weighted blankets are not one size fit all and they should be tailored in size and weight for the user. Generally the occupational therapists recommend approximately 10% of your body weight for the ideal blanket. If the blanket does not wrap all the way around you or is not heavy enough for your size you will not be taking advantage of the therapeutic benefits of a weighted blanket. An ideal blanket should be apply firm pressure across your body without feeling suffocating. A blanket that is too heavy could make you feel trapped and could even be dangerous. It is recommended you follow the guide below when searching for the best blanket for you.
|Body Weight||Minimum Blanket Weight||Maximum Blanket Weight||
|40 lbs.||3 lbs.||6 lbs.||Small (5 lbs)|
|50 lbs.||4 lbs.||7 lbs.||Small (5 lbs)|
|60 lbs.||5 lbs.||8 lbs.||Small (5 lbs)|
|70 lbs.||5 lbs.||9 lbs.||Small (5 lbs)|
|80 lbs.||6 lbs.||10 lbs.||Medium (10 lbs)|
|90 lbs.||7 lbs.||10 lbs.||Medium (10 lbs)|
|100 lbs.||8 lbs.||12 lbs.||Medium (10 lbs)|
|110 lbs.||8 lbs.||13 lbs.||Medium (10 lbs)|
|120 lbs.||10 lbs.||15 lbs.||Large (14 lbs)|
|130 lbs.||10 lbs.||16 lbs||Large (14 lbs)|
|140 lbs.||10 lbs.||16 lbs.||Large (14 lbs)|
|150 lbs.||10 lbs.||16 lbs.||Large (14 lbs)|
|160 lbs.||10 lbs.||18 lbs.||X-Large (18 lbs)|
|170 lbs.||10 lbs.||18 lbs.||X-Large (18 lbs)|
|180 lbs.||10 lbs.||18 lbs.||X-Large (18 lbs)|
|190 lbs.||10 lbs.||18 lbs.||X-Large (18 lbs)|
|200 lbs.||10 lbs.||18 lbs.||X-Large (18 lbs)|
|210 lbs.||12 lbs.||20 lbs||X-Large (22 lbs)|
|220 lbs.||12 lbs.||20 lbs.||X-Large (22 lbs)|
|230 lbs.||12 lbs.||21 lbs.||X-Large (22 lbs)|
|240 lbs.||12 lbs.||22 lbs.||X-Large (22 lbs)|
|250 lbs.||12 lbs.||22 lbs.||X-Large (22 lbs)|
|260 lbs.||12 lbs.||22 lbs.||X-Large (22 lbs)|
|270 lbs.||12 lbs.||22 lbs.||X-Large (22 lbs)|
|280+ lbs.||14 lbs.||24 lbs.||X-Large (22 lbs)|
Do weighted blankets have benefits for adults?
The short answer to this question is "Yes, definitely". Weighted blankets have become increasingly popular for children with sensory disorders, however, they can be just as therapeutic for adults as well. Adults have the same medical conditions, anxieties, and needs for comfort as children so weighted blankets provide the same assistance. Just like with any blanket for children, the right blanket for an adult will depend on his or her personal preferences and needs. Fortunately there are many options catering specifically to adults including Yorkville Blanket Company. Weighted blankets can be used by anybody and everybody for everyday use to help comfort and provide a long nights sleep.
Weighted Blanket for Adults Benefit
Yorkville Blankets have been designed with care to simulate the security and calming effects of a great hug!
Weighted blankets are incredibly effective tools for helping children and adults cope with a variety of disorders and provide calming pressure throughout the night. By evenly distributing the weight across the blanket, the blanket provides pressure and sensory input throughout the body to help relax tenseness. The pressure provided by the weight of the blankets provides input to the brain, producing a calming effect much in the way a great hug does. Weighted blankets are recommended by Occupational Therapists to help children and adults cope with Anxiety, Insomnia, Autism, ADD/ADHD, ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), SPD (Sensory Processing Disorder), sleep disorders, Restless Leg Syndrome, PTSD, and many other disorders.
Where can I buy cheap weighted blankets for adults?
You are in luck! You can buy weighted blankets for adults right here on our website. Our medium and largest size weighted blankets are both great for adults depending on your size and weight tolerance. See here for more information on how you can purchase!