The Minky blanket craze is here to stay. This soft, faux fur fabric is coveted by cuddle bugs everywhere. It’s easy to make your own Minky Blanket, you can whip one up in a jiffy. Minky is an ultra-soft polyester fabric that comes in a variety of thicknesses, patterns, and textures. When paired with a beautiful cotton or another Minky, it makes a perfect blanket.