Folded pink ombre merino wool throw by The British Blanket Company
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Video introducing wool blankets from the Shipping Forecast collection by The British Blanket Company

Shipping Forecast 'Shore Ombre' Merino Blanket

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A premium merino lambswool blanket inspired by the colours of the British coast

  • Free UK delivery over £80
  • In stock, ready to ship
  • Inventory on the way
Size guide
large blanket
140cm x 190cm
  • Extends across a standard UK double bed
  • Great for two people to snuggle on the sofa
  • Longer dimension includes length of tassels
  • Diagram for guidance only as mattress sizes vary
  • Amount of drape depends on mattress width and depth
  • All blanket dimensions given are approximate
140cm x 190cm

Shown on average UK double mattress (L190cm x W135cm)

All blanket size guide
140cm x 190cm - large

140cm x 190cmMade in Britain

100% Merino lambswool

Introducing 'Shipping Forecast', our Special Edition blanket collection. Inspired by the natural colours of the British coastline, this luxurious throw is woven from soft and light merino lambswool. The 'Shore Ombre' blanket combines seven tonal pink and sand shades on the face, with a mottled beige reverse. Made in an historic mill on the Yorkshire/Lancashire border, this beautiful throw is an heirloom of the future. Scroll down to learn more about our inspiration.

Wash: Dry clean only.

Dry: Dry clean only.

Maintain: Pilling (bobbles) may form in areas of friction and can be removed with a pilling comb. We don't recommend using soft wool blankets as sofa / chair covers on top of upholstery fabrics as they are not designed to withstand this high degree of friction.

Click for our full Wool Care Guide.


Free UK standard delivery over £80. This is Royal Mail 2nd Class on smaller parcels. Delivery on orders under £80 is £3.99. Spend £150 for a free DPD upgrade.

Royal Mail 1st Class (£4.99) and DPD 1-2 working days (£7.99) upgrades are also available. For full delivery information, visit our delivery page.

Despatch Time We despatch every day Monday - Friday and orders placed before 1pm are usually sent the same day. We do not despatch on Friday afternoon, Saturday or Sunday - these will be sent on Monday.

Free UK Returns: unused purchases can be returned for a refund or exchange within 14 days. Free Royal Mail returns labels provided. Visit our Returns Portal for full details.

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The British Blanket Company - The Shipping Forecast

Inspired by the coastline which wraps around our beautiful islands



Taking inspiration from The British Isles, our Special Edition collections push the boundaries of what's possible in weave design. Our new "Ripple" pattern incorporates curved lines which are rarely seen in weaving due to their complexity, but capture the essence of the ocean.

The result is a blanket which is engaging to look at with an almost 3D aesthetic. At times, the pattern almost feels like it is in motion.



The Shipping Forecast "Ombre" weave is inspired by the colour palette of our British coastline. The rolling green landscape of our coast, the warm neutrals and pinks of our shoreline and the dramatic blue of our deep ocean.

Each woven in seven colours of our finest yarns, our "Ombre" throws showcase more tones than any blanket we have ever woven. The gradual interplay between the colours provides a pleasing hue when viewed from afar but an intriguing texture when examined up close.

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Design Story

Shipping Forecast Special Edition

Bringing the mesmerising colours and patterns of the British coastline to life in woven form, these beautiful blankets are works of art to treasure. Our 2022 Special Edition is the culmination of 12 months of design work, pushing the possibilities of weaving to its limit.

Co-founder, Bethan John, explains why this collection holds such special meaning for us, and how coastal landscapes, flora and fauna inspired each of the six designs.

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