There are a lot of styles of embroidery hoops and frames. It is your decision whether you use one or not. If you a beginner cross-stitcher perhapse you will prefere to put your fabric in an embroidery hoop. Just don’t pull your fabric too tight or it will distort the weave of the fabric.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 144 x 135 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 10.3 x 9.6 inches or 261 x 245 mm
Suggested Material Size: 16.2 x 15.5 inches or 411 x 395 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands