Just because it isn't super smooth doesn't mean it is "poor". What is your criteria for "poor"? It seems like to you it means soft. To me those superfine cloths are poor because they aren't durable in the least. Cheap cloth and shrinkage I don't think are necessarily correlated.
A pit almost took my leg off when one was tied to scaffolding with no owner in sight. It was dark with no lighting under the scaffolding and I was walking very briskly towards it. I didn't see it until my father said, "watch out for the dog". It lunged at me and snapped. My pents would have been ruined if I didn't have cat-like reflexed (without cat-like eyesight).