I just experienced one of the best night’s sleep I have ever had and it had nothing to do with a pricey new bed, mattress pad or expensive, 1000 thread count sheets. My wife bought a set of Queen-Sized Jersey Knit Sheets for about $20 at Target a couple of weeks. We just now got around to washing them and putting them on the bed last night. I’ve read about Jersey Knit Sheets before, but never really knew what they were or why they were so popular. We’ve all heard about how comfortable 1000 Thread Count Sheets feel, but few of us have ever felt like spending the money to try them out. High Thread Count sheets range from 300-400, and the extremely pricey ones can go up to 1000 and above. After a good night’s sleep on Jersey Knit Sheets, I’m well rested enough to say with confidence: I cannot imagine 1000 Thread Count Sheets being more comfortable. What is it that makes Jersey Knit Sheets so Comfortable? Really, it’s three things that I noticed right away:
Bed Sheet Temperature for Jersey Knit Sheets
On a cold winter night, it can really give you a chill sliding into your cold bed sheets. Not so with the Jersey Knit Sheets. The cotton fabric seemed to match my body temperature. On a cold winter night the cotton material feels warm to the touch. I’ll be anxious to try these on a warm summer night, as I’m told these sheets won’t heat up your body and will keep you cool and dry.
Bet Sheet Material
The minute I slid into the Jersey Knit Sheets last night I felt soft and comfortable. It’s like getting a new bed. These sheets will literally help put you to sleep. The Jersey Cotton blend is 10-times softer than the traditional sheets we were using. Not only is the fabric soft, but it is smooth and elastic.
The smooth and elastic fit, seems to shape, mold and move with your body when you turn in bed. I’ve always hated that feeling of sheets and bed slip wrinkling underneath me as I try to get comfortable in bed with regular cotton blend sheets. The Jersey Knit Sheets seem like the perfect fit.
The great comfort of these sheets got me wondering what other people are saying about their experience with them as well as the long term durability? Will they lose their elasticity and comfort over time and several washings? I decided to look at some user reviews of Jersey Knit Sheets.
Jersey Knit Sheets User Reviews
After glossing over several user ratings of Jersey Knit Sheets on Amazon, the first thing I learned was that not all are created equal. While just about everyone agreed that even the cheaper ones were more comfortable than traditional sheets, many users complained they were not AS soft and cozy as what they had bought in the past from Bed, Bath and Beyond. Many other Amazon Sheet users complained that the product did not last as long and the colors quickly faded after a few washings. These seemed to be roughly the same price and quality we got from Target for $20.00. The average rating for the sheets that I loved so much is only 3 stars out of 5. There are better ones out there and I found them: Deluxe 150 Gram Jersey Knit Sheets were rated 4-stars by 68 users. The quality, softness, comfort and durability were rated much higher with these than on the $20.00 sheets. Meanwhile, I am impressed enough with the comfort of the $20.00 sheets at Target to replace them every 6 months if the durability becomes an issue. At that price, you cannot go wrong.
The 1000 Thread Count Sheets Pricey Alternative
If you’ve ever slept on 1000 Thread Count sheets, it was probably at a fancy Hotel. 300 to 400 is considered a very high thread count for sheets and they are very expensive. A set of Grand 1000 Thread Count Sheets sell for around $269.00 on Amazon. They are made from 100% cotton and considered the most comfortable, softest sheets you can buy. Over 150 users on Amazon rated them 4 out of 5 stars. This is a good rating, but for price, you’d wonder what would keep some people from rating them 5 Stars? While, many users raved that there is nothing like these sheets, there were a few who were disappointed with the product not meeting their expectations of other sheets they’ve compared them to. Still, the unanimous conclusion seems to be that there is nothing like getting a good night’s sleep in a set of 1000 Thread Count Sheets. I think I’ll stick with $20.00 Jersey Knit Sheets from Target. I could have 14 sets of them for the same price!.