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Counted cross stitch is easy to learn! It's just what it sounds like, you are making little crosses on an evenweave or linen fabric. To work the design, you follow a chart made up of symbols. Each symbol represents a color of embroidery floss.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 83 x 91 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 5.9 x 6.5 inches or 151 x 165 mm
Suggested Material Size: 11.8 x 12.4 inches or 301 x 315 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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83 x 91 stitches 22 colors

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Cross stitch is typically done using a round-end tapestry needle. The size you use depends on your fabric. If you are stitching a kit, use the needle that came with it. If not, see this article on choosing a needle for cross stitch.

Thread your needle just as you would a needle for hand sewing. Don’t make a knot in the tail end. You will stitch over the tail as you work to secure it without needing a knot. As a general rule, you want to avoid using knots when cross stitching because they can leave lumps in the final piece.