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: 51 x 63 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 3.6 x 4.5 inches or 93 x 114 mm
Suggested Material Size: 9.5 x 10.4 inches or 243 x 264 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands