Didn't bother washing them prior to first use, but after first wash they are highly absorbent. A few straggly threads did come out so I am hoping that they won't further unravel and leave noticeable gaps in the weave. Colors ar5e great and don't bleed out (Toast and Rust). Repated use and washings will tell the final outcome. For now, I'd buy again!
- Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes