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  • This is a measure of the fineness (thin-ness) of cotton. Typically, it is calculated using the English count method, which measures the number of hanks (840 yards) in a pound of cotton. 100’s cotton has 100 hanks in one pound, which means 84,000 yards equals one pound of cotton. The higher the number, the finer the cotton. 100’s cotton is categorized as a fine count, with anything above 80 being considered such.
  • This is a measure of the fineness (thin-ness) of cotton. Typically, it is calculated using the English count method, which measures the number of hanks (840 yards) in a pound of cotton. 110’s cotton has 110 hanks in one pound, which means 92,400 yards equals one pound of cotton. The higher the number, the finer the cotton. 110’s cotton is categorized as a fine count, with anything above 80 being considered such.
  • This is a measure of the fineness (thin-ness) of cotton. 120’s cotton is finer than 110’s and 100’s cotton. Typically, it is calculated using the English count method, which measures the number of hanks (840 yards) in a pound of cotton. 120’s cotton is categorized as a fine count, with a count of one through 40 being considered coarse, 40 through 80 considered medium and above 80 considered fine counts.
  • These are items with barely perceptible blemishes or slight irregularities that do not affect fit, performance or longevity such as an error in the stitching or a slight fading of the product’s color. Labels on 2nds are usually clipped or marked by the manufacturer, and 2nds are often offered at lower prices.
  • This is a soft blend of polypropylene and Lycra® stretch that provides a balance of wind resistance, breathability, evaporation, insulation and ventilation in a wide variety of conditions. 3SP® is often used in active wear, and a soft interior and added stretch make 3SP® great for layering in cold and extreme conditions.
  • Treatment that allows fabric to repel water, wick moisture and dry quickly. 3XDRY® treatment also makes fabric more odor and stain resistant. It is breathable and mostly used in outerwear and sports clothing. Many light clothing items such as shirts and soft shell jackets and pants use the 3XDRY® treatment.
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