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Perfect sheets for winter, warm & soft!
on October 22, 2009
I have these in the white and the ivory colors. Other than color, they are the same.
This set is fantastically soft and they are beautifully warm. Better yet, these are more than half bamboo fiber which promises to be stronger and longer lasting; hypo-allergenic; naturally anti-bacterial and since bamboo is a fast growing grass, it is MUCH more ecologically sound* than cotton.
For colder weather, nothing is better than crawling into a bed and the sheets feel warm to the touch - not that cold feeling you get from standard sheets. These sheets marry warmth and softness, which for me is just perfect.
The weight is nice and the sheets are reasonably thick. The stitching and finish are well done, no complaints there. However, the fitted sheet was a little large and doesn't fit my mattress as well as most other sheets. If you were to put a mattress top pad on, this extra room might be helpful. It didn't bother me and this is just me being picky. Both sets had this slightly larger fitted sheet, so it wasn't an anomaly. If you want your sheets to be taut across your bed, this might annoy you. Still, these are excellent sheets and I look forward to sleeping on them every night.
Warmth, comfort and eco-friendly makes for a great bedding set. So if you are looking for a new set for the colder months, seriously consider these.
This will not change my rating, but it might be helpful to know that if you wear heavy wool socks to bed, the sheets pill a bit when the socks rub against the sheets. It's not a fault of the sheets, but a result of the rubbing of the two materials. I mention this so you can keep your sheets looking their best.
* there are many other reasons too. Bamboo can be far more ecologically sound than standard cotton overall, but depending on the bamboo processing, it may not be as green as it could be.