Entries for Tag: 'sheets'
As someone who values their sleep and appreciates quality bedding, this is good information.
In a quality product, the incremental comfort value of increasing thread count over 300 is very little. A 300 thread count can feel far superior to a 1000 thread count. Thread count has become a simple metric used by marketing people to capture interest and impress with high numbers. The problem with mass produced high thread count sheets is that to keep the price down, important elements of quality must be sacrificed, meaning in the end the customer gets a product with an impressive thread count but that probably feels no better (or even worse) than something with a lower thread count.
Some of the nicest sheets I own are some of the lowest thread counts. But after reading that article, who knew there were so much jargon around sheets...