― Question by Logan: What thread count Egyptian cotton bed sheets should i get? I want it to be soft.? I know when it comes to Egyptian cotton bed sheets, the thread count has something to do with it. I cant tell if higher is better. I want bed sheet that are luxurious and soft. Something that feels like silk or velvet i guess. What thread count should i be aiming for? And if necessary, what brand should i be looking for? Best answer: Answer by RacerIf you want luxurious, then go for a count [...].