Fitted sheet linen
Colourful Yarn. From Linen of European Provenance.
Hoffmann uses only linen yarns of European provenance so as to guarantee the quality and outstanding properties of linen: these sheets are made of European long fibre flax. The coloured yarns are dyed before weaving – a technique that is more complex and costly than fabric printing but one that guarantees greater colour intensity and fastness to light. The durable fabric has a somewhat crisp texture.
Bed Linen. Made of Pure Linen.
Before cotton arrived in Europe, bed linen was usually made of linen, as the name suggests. There were good reasons for this. Linen is antistatic by nature and tends not to attract dust. Thanks to its smooth texture, it feels comfortable against the skin and is easy to wash. Linen is a good conductor of heat and absorbs moisture without actually giving off a damp feeling. Besides, it releases the moisture quickly afterwards, which is why it is perceived as pleasantly cooling. We recommend linen fabrics in particular for the summer.
Terminus technicus: yarn count or yarn thickness.
The yarn count is a textile unit of length, we specify it in Nm (number metric), where the higher the number, the finer the yarn. A yarn unit of Nm 100 means that 100 meters of a yarn weigh 1 gram. An additional digit is added if the yarn is twisted from several single yarns, for example Nm 100/3 for a yarn made from three single yarns.
Another designation is also the yarn number, other measurements are tex, dtex or denier (den). Denier is a textile unit of weight that is now only found in fine pantyhose. It indicates how much 9,000 meters of a yarn weigh: At 15 den, 9,000 meters of the yarn in question weigh 15 grams. Far more common is now the international Tex system, where in each case the weight for 1,000 meters of a yarn are indicated.
Upper Lusatia is one of the European textile regions with a long tradition of linen weaving. The Leinenweberei Hoffmann is one of the few companies to have survived there to this day, thanks to the wealth of experience it has accumulated and cultivated and its comparatively early specialization in jacquard weaving and embroidery. With nationalization in the 1970s, individuality and the production of pure linen declined noticeably. It was not until the company was reprivatized in 1994 that it was able to resume work on the old looms and thus continue the tradition of Oberlausitz linen. The company has been weaving and manufacturing at its headquarters in Neukirch in Lusatia since 1905.
Further sizes are available from our customer service.
Article Number 69121
For mattresses with a maximum thickness of 20 cm. Elastic edges all round.
Care instructions textile
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