Egyptian cotton stands out as the world’s finest quality of cotton available, Cultivation of Egyptian cotton can be traced back to 7000 years back and thus the world oldest fiber accessible, Egyptian cotton threads are what most of the people think of when they want to purchase luxury linens to date, The durability and the top quality unique features make Egyptian cotton out stand other natural fibers.
Egyptian cotton is deemed to be superior due to its unique characteristics, The first characteristic that makes it superior is the length of its fibers known as staples, The best of these staples are the Extra Long Staples (ELS).
Pima and Egyptian staples are among the best ELS staples, The Egyptian staples are twice as long compared to other types of cotton all over the world. The length of the Staples makes it possible to weave finer yarn, finer yarns are softer, have a better quality and are more luxurious.
The cotton has a great absorbent characteristic that makes a good dying receptacle due to the ability to absorb a liquid, Apart from dying receptacle, the fabric also can hold color for longer without fading compared to other types of fabric.
The only cotton comparable to Egyptian cotton in quality is the Pima Indian reservation from Arizona, Egyptian cotton is rated according to the thread count per inch of fabric and length too. The higher the number of threads the better the quality and the more expensive the cloth is.
Cotton is a friendly fabric that does not cause allergies like those caused by wool or fur derived knitting fibers, The fact that cotton does not cause any allergies or skin irritation makes it ideal for knitters with sensitive skin and suitable fabric for children who have rather a sensitive skin.
Egyptian cotton fabrics such as the Egyptian cotton sheets are not only luxurious but easy to take care of them, They are comfortable and very soft which gives a good feel; During summer, the sheets are cool and they are also good at retaining warm air during cold seasons, Cotton offers the greatest combination of both comfort and luxury for almost any fabric.