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Kharestsa Basotho Wool Blanket

Heirloom Quality

This heirloom-quality blanket is crafted to be well-loved for years to come. Lightweight, hypoallergenic, and machine-washable, the Basotho blanket is woven with colorfast wool that:

  • Won't shrink
  • Won't fade
  • Won't pill
  • Won't scratch

Crafted in South Africa from naturally renewable African virgin wool, it also passes strict sustainability standards and ethical practices at our mill.

Your Purchase helps, 1 blanket = 30 Kids with clean water
About Your Basotho Blanket
  • This authentic Kharetsa Basotho heritage blanket has deep cultural significance to the Basotho nation. The Kharetsa design of a Spiral Aloe, found only in the Maluti Mountains of Lesotho symbolizes the "heart of the nation". Its tight, thick weave is soft, warm, and repels rain and wind, just as it has been designed to do for over a century. The Basotho Heritage blanket is perfect for snuggling on the couch or lying on in the sun. Fun fact: Famous people that own a Basotho blanket include Worn and owned by Prince Harry, Nelson Mandela,and Pope John Paul II also ThulaTula is the only place in the U.S to be given the blessing of the Basotho Nation to sell their heritage Basotho blanket. 
Specs
  • Design: Salmon Aloe
  • Size: 61” x 65”
  • Style:  Throw / Wrap / Blanket
  • Color: Salmon with blue overlay stripe
  • Materials: 90% Weft 50% Merino Wool / 50% super soft, warm, lightweight, and hypoallergenic microfiber tight weave on a 10% Polycotton Warp.
  • Origin: Crafted in South Africa
Care Guide
  • CARE INSTRUCTIONS

    The Basotho blanket is fully machine washable. We recommend machine wash your blanket on a cool, gentle cycle and line-drying to preserve the fibers and color for full care guide check out our full care guide here

Shipping & Returns
  • Free shipping on all orders over $49 in the United States. Our return policy is simple: We offer a 30-day return or exchange policy for all blankets in original packaging.

Basotho Heritage Blankets

Kobo Ke Bophelo (The blanket is life)


Snuggle up in warmth and comfort in the traditional Basotho Heritage blanket. With It’s unique blend of Merino Wool, microfiber, and century old traditional weave construction that gives it an ultra-soft, toasty warm touch and feel that will soon replace every blanket you own.




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Soft & Warm


Heirloom Quality Buttery Soft & Cozy for Ultimate Comfort

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Weather Resistant


Made with Thick, Tight Weave to Repel Wet, Cold & Dirt

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Machine Wash


Easy to Clean

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Hypoallergenic


Made from the Finest Dirt Resistant Merino Wool & Microfiber



The blanket to rule all blankets

Designed and Handcrafted in South Africa.


Not just a blanket, these are heirlooms. They are made to last for generations, bad for business good for the environment. The Basotho also has deep cultural significance and history to the people of Lesotho. They are sustainably and ethically handcrafted in South Africa with the blessing of the Basotho Nation. They are also naturally hypoallergenic.

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Thula Tula Blankets are great for keeping you comfy, and cozy no matter where you are

Ethically crafted with your comfort in mind

All our blankets are sustainably and ethically crafted in South Africa with the blessing of the Basotho Nation. Our Mill is in its 66th year of operation and is 4th generation family-owned and operated. They are the industry leader in utilizing low-impact and socially responsible practices. They are the sole exclusive producer of the Basotho heritage blankets with the blessing of the Basotho people

Don't hesitate to reach out

If you have any questions, we are here to help, whether you've cuddled up with us in the past, or you're long time admirer, first-time cuddler, we are here to help - hit us up :)

Customer Reviews

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Shayne B. (Warren, US)
My favorite blanket!

The coziest blanket I have! Totally recommend!

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MADAMM
LOVING ‘MY AFRICA’ BLANKET JOURNEY

WONDERFUL SOFTNESS, SHARP LINES, BEAUTIFUL PATTERNS, VIBRANT COLORS, AMAZING STORIES EACH BLANKET TELLS & SO MUCH MORE THAN THIS. WHAT AN AMAZING HERITAGE EACH BLANKET PORTRAYS. SO APPRECIATIVE, SO GRATEFUL, SO THANKFUL I AM FOR THESE LIFE LONG TREASURES... MORE TO COME. KIND REGARDS

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Cam S. (Poway, US)
The best blanket ever.

We love it. My friend recommended it. I got it for my wife. She uses it everywhere. High quality.

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Carolyn K. (San Clemente, US)
Incredible Warmth

“I took the Thula Tula Basotho Blanket up to the mountains on a really cold night and it completely sheltered me from the wind and frigid temps. It is heavy and warm, almost feels like a hug or like a weighted blanket. The quality of the stitching is so beautiful and impeccable, I can tell it will last for years and years.”

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Steve
Awesome Comfort

Sooo comfy! I've wanted one of these for ages and super stoked they are in the U.S finally. I chose the salmon as it goes well with couch. It's so soft and super thick. We ever took it on a camping trip and kept us snug as a bug

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