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"Why do I hate my 1000 thread count sheets?"

Posted by Melinda Kaufman on

"Why do I hate my 1000 thread count sheets?"

In the first few weeks that Soporifique has been open, I have been asked a variation of this question multiple times. The myth that has been perpetuated over the years is that the higher the thread count, the softer and more high quality the sheet. Unfortunately, this discounts the importance of both the quality of the fiber and the weave in the construction of the sheet. Thread count is the number of threads per square inch in the fabric. A 200 thread count sheet consists of 100 vertical threads and 100 horizontal threads. Depending on the mill where the fabric...

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