If you want accurate stitching without counting every stitch you may want to draw gridlines on your cloth. Recently pregrid fabric has become available which is a blessing for the crossstitchers.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 26 x 33 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 1.9 x 2.4 inches or 47 x 60 mm
Suggested Material Size: 7.8 x 8.3 inches or 197 x 210 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands