"A single stitch of the Ohhio blanket is 3 inches and the blanket’s overall thickness is a whopping 2 inches. Made from up to 10 lbs of merino wool, these big stitch blankets give the feeling of weight and warmth to keep you cozy all winter long.
This is a perfect combo of my two favorite ideas for that space under the stairs leading to the basement. A reading nook AND book storage and shelves . assuming that there is enough space for this there.