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Everyone has trouble seeing stitches when she/he stitches white on white. The trick is to put a piece of black material behind the canvas. This will provide contrast between canvas and the white thread.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 57 x 23 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 4.1 x 1.6 inches or 103 x 42 mm
Suggested Material Size: 10 x 7.5 inches or 253 x 192 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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Embroidery needles used for cross-stitch are often called cross stitch needles or tapestry needles.
Cross stitch needles come in different sizes depending on thickness. Most commonly used size is 24. It is the best choice for stitching on 14-count aida.
A tapestry needle is a hand sewing needle with a blunt end and a large eye.
You don't need a sharp needle to use with an open weave like Aida.
The rounded tip of a tapestry needle is important because it helps to ensure you don't accidentally pierce the threads of the fabric.