Thread count is the number of threads woven lengthwise and crosswise into a square inch of sheet fabric
. High thread count creates a tighter weave, resulting in a softer, durable
and more luxurious
sheet. Luxury sheets with thread counts over 200 have a soft, lustrous
finish and feel "silky
" to the touch.
such as Maxim
suggest that merely possessing such sheets will cause women to swoon