Sleep Number ® In Balance Wool Blanket
Felt like insulation comming out of the package...
I was looking for a lite weight blanket and this seemed to fit the bill. I got it at half price and have had good luck with Merino wool in other products. When I took the blanket out of the bag it smelled odd and felt like old fashion fiberglass insulation!!! Very ichy:( I washed it right away. There were no issues with shrinking or taking a long time to dry, but the smell was still there and it was only a little bit less ichy. (lots of fluff in the lint trap!) I still wanted to try the "In Balance" tech so I 'carefully' put it between my top sheet and comforter. As long as none of the blanket was touching me it was ok but I didn't notice any temp balancing... I am not sure if I am stuck with this blanket now or if I can return it???
April 18, 2015
Problems with pulls and takes forever to dry
This my second blanket; first was replaced because of problems with pulls. Sleep Number was great to replace it. Not as many or as large pulls but still doing it. Also having to dry with NO heat means it takes forever! It does sleep very well--just right for Summer. I would like it better without the wool. I guess I will keep this blanket but would advise not to buy.
July 9, 2014
I bought this blanket, even after I had read the reviews. I did wash it immediately after I received it cause it was rough and smelled a tad funky. It's softer after washing but still has a funny smell..but its liveable. I did follow the washing directions to a T so it didn't shrink or anything. Over all, I'm pretty happy with it. It is all you need on a summer evening to keep you totally cool and warm at the same time. Yes, I'd buy another one and am thinking about getting one for our camper, too.
June 26, 2014
Scratchy and pills after 2 washings.
We have the sleep number bed and are pleased with the bed for sleeping - only wish the mattress was deeper - hard to find sheets to fit. Ordered this blanket because my husband is always hot and I'm always cold. Blanket has a funny smell when you wash it and is very scratchy and pilled when washed. Really disappointed after paying such a high price! We don't use the blanket.
December 7, 2013
Super itchy and very expensive. I will be returning the two blankets I bought. My fault, I guess - I didn't realize it was wool until it arrived.
September 25, 2013
THIS BLANKET SHRINKS
Although this is a nice blanket, IT Shrank the first time it was washed, even following the instructions. A "queen size" now hardly fits my bed! It is about a double size now after two washings. I AM VERY DISAPPOINTED IN THIS PRODUCT.
April 26, 2013
Far Greater Than Expectations
Having shopped upon the in-store Sleep Number in my Area, I had been rather interested within the in-balance blanket. Due to my location, all year long it's either Melt-your-face-off hot or ten-blanket-wraps cold. I've had a constant habit the past six months of waking up toward 1 or 2 in the morning due to the freezing air or becoming too hot under my blankets.
I was very skeptical of the blanket when I first saw and felt it. The in-store texture just felt scratchy and rather uncomfortable. You can understand I also had my reservations with the pricing.
After having gotten it in the mail, I found instantly that the material differed than in-store. It was much more soft with the same stitch. Having gave it a wash, it was even more so. Having tried it, I was blown away. Never in my life have I ever had such a profound experience with blankets. Mind you I am 21, but I am also a human heater and when I'm not blazing beneath the sheets, I'm freezing above. My temperature would reach the levels just before being uncomfortable, only to meet a cooling sensation I can describe as being covered in mints. When this reached that almost level of noticable cold, it went back up. It was the perfect level that complimented the sensation each and every time.
For the first time in a months, I slept without waking up. I am more happy and greatful to have bought this product even in expense and would highly recommend it for those of you on the fence.
December 22, 2012
This is a great blanket and not to heavy I use it with my True Silver blanket I bought from sleep number
September 20, 2011