Sheet Ratings

    Thread count is not the only factor in choosing bed sheets. The best sheets feel soft to the skin, fit the mattress well, and resist shrinkage and wrinkles.

    View our ratings and reviews and browse our buying guide to find the best sheets.

    Sheets (6)

    The sheets in our ratings include scores for fit, wrinkling, strength, shrinkage, and softness.

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    All Ratings

    Consider this a wake-up call to bedding makers: Less than half of the queen-size cotton sheets in our tests perform so poorly that they won't even cover a 10-inch mattress after less than a year's worth of washes, let alone a 12 1/4-inch mattress, which is the average height.