How Does Thread Count Effect Percale Sheets?
Thread count is a popular selling point these days that has been the source of much confusion. Weaving method and type and quality of material have as much importance on the quality, feel and durability of sheets as does thread count. Percale sheets will have a minimum of 180 thread count. Higher thread counts can increase the quality and durability of the sheets, however there does become a point of diminishing returns. Many people would be hard pressed to tell the difference between 600 thread count and 1000 thread count sheets, all other things being equal. In some cases the extra thread count will go hand in hand with higher quality materials. Whether the higher prices that often accompanies higher thread count are worth it will be up to the individual purchaser. How Do Percale Sheets Feel? As mentioned before, percale sheets are known for their crispness and durability. The very method that defines percale sheets produces a very tight fabric. This tightness is often referred to as