Wash before first use.
Set machine to a normal cycle.
Select cold for colors and warm/hot for whites. Before placing items of like colors in the machine, zip all zippers and close all snaps to prevent fasteners from snagging. Also, avoid washing your blanket with anything that has Velcro on it.
Once the wash cycle is finished, remove items promptly from the washing machine. Tumble dry on low.
Do not iron or dry clean.