Minky is a particularly soft and warm lightweight fleece fabric. It's made from 100% polyester fiber, or microfiber, and can be found in different textures like dots, swirls, and stripes. Minky, which is sometimes called cuddle fleece, may have a low pile, or linger fibers that make it warmer. Because of it's warmth and softness, Minky is ideal for baby blankets, toys, bibs, and more. It's also great for clothing like scarves, hats, and gloves because of it's stretch. The warmer piles, like Sherpa Minky, are often used for coat and hood linings.