Thread count refers to how many threads make up one square inch of sheet fabric, including the horizontal threads (called weft) and the vertical threads (called warp.) Typically, this number ranges from 150 count (these are the cheap sheets you'll often find in children's bedding sets) up to 1ꯠ or more (the most expensive luxury sheets.)
In fact, some manufacturers inflate thread count by twisting multiple fibers into one thread, and then counting each separate fiber in the final thread count number. So remember: a higher number does not always equal higher quality.
by Billy D. Dennis on Aug 10, 2018 Bed Sheets