The TightTowel holds and grabs 8 times its weight in water! It is meant to use with our TightScrub sneaker cleaner. It is warp knitted which is fluffier and has a higher water absorption than weft knitted. It can dry itself before you need it again and rings out to 97% dry! It’s ultra-lightweight 18% less then a regular towel. Ultra-compact taking up almost no space in your sport bag, gym bag or backpack! So convenient! Rugged enough to handle it all! Good for 400+ machine washings and it’s absolutely free of chemical additives!