Blanket for a Bedsheet




Ever have an extremely soft, good looking or special blanket that is too heavy to use in the winter? Use it as a sheet instead of a blanket and be able to see it all year around.

For this project the only things you need are a blanket and some string/rope.


Step 1: Pull Off the Old Sheet.

First thing you need to do is pull off the old sheet and throw it in the dirty laundry.

Lay out your blanket in the floor, make sure there is enough room to spread it out completely.

Step 2: Knot the Corners

Set your mattress down (upside down) on top of the blanket and knot each corner of the blanket. This will give ample support for your rope/string.

Step 3: Tie the Corners Together.

Take your rope and tie a simple double-overhand knot around the first blanket corner.

Pull this taut and tie it to the next corner.

Continue on all four corners of the blanket making sure they are as tight as they can be.

Step 4: Put It Back on Your Bed

Set the mattress back on your bed and enjoy your new comfy blanket sheet.

This is the easiest way to do this that I have come up with so far... Of course you could take more precautions with your blanket and add some plastic rings to separate the blanket and the rope so you don't run the risk of tearing it. It's all up to you.



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    I do this in winter with a heating blanket and in summer/spring with a thick sleeping bag, im always cold. Even here in Arizona


    8 years ago on Introduction

    I am a nurse. A very simple way to make a 'fitted' sheet/blanket is to tie the corners of each end together. Usually its a small bit of fabric but if you do a square knot, it will not come loose. Do both ends. Leave the knots in until winter when you want to use the blanket as a blanket. Buy hey, get another blanket and sleep on your new fitted sheet.blanket all year round. Oh, and it will not move around no matter how much YOU move around. I hope this helps.

    hmmm. i like this idea, normally i just tuck it under and hope ti stays. need to redo it every few days. i might try this.


    10 years ago on Introduction

    I find it easier to just put your nice blanket over your normal bed sheets instead of doing all that rope work.

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    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    If you move around a lot in the night it will pull the blanket and sheets off, this is much more stable than just draping it over.