thread count


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thread count

[′thred ‚kau̇nt]
(textiles)
An index of the compactness of a fabric determined by counting the number of warp yarns and filling yarns in 1 square inch (6.4516 square centimeters) of fabric. Also known as cloth count.
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Percale pillowcase in 200 thread count percale cotton, with a contrasting percale cotton applique border.
The perceived wisdom has been that the higher the thread count (the number of threads per square inch), the better the quality of the sheet.
The height of luxury and Rolls-Royce of bed linen sets, 1000 thread count is the highest quality yarn and will sustain more wear and tear than lower, say between 200 and 600, threads.
Our high thread count cotton sheet set bedding products are luxurious, comfortable, and soft, and their purchase, alongside our blankets and throws, also triggers a blanket donation.
Unless you're currently using polyester or polycotton sheets, I don't think it's worth buying anything below 300 thread count, as you won't notice that much difference.
Under the merchandising focus that has prevailed until recently, thread count gives consumers a clear and numerical indicator of what they are buying.
I can't name a date when the thread count of sheets started to become something else the modern consumer was forced to worry about but literature points to a date sometime in July, 2003, although it's a world I've only recently discovered in my personal quest for the perfect bedding.
Decorative sheets vary not just in pattern and color but also in terms of fabrics, thread count, and finish.
Transform your bedroom with this 180 thread count polycotton duvet set.
com)-- American shoppers have spoken: when it comes to comfortable pillows, thread count barely counts.
A promise guaranteed by the 400 thread count (twice the normal density) 100% cotton fabric.
Don't be deceived into thinking that, the higher the thread count, the better the sheet, as different types of bed linen require different thread counts to produce the finished product.