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The normal way to do cross stitch embroidery is to transfer the pattern on the fabric, then count the number of stitches on the pattern and work it on the fabric. This is why it is called the counted cross stitch. This simply sounds complicated . Cross stitch is not at all complicated. You can do the work free hand and it will still be a beauty.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 88 x 108 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 6.3 x 7.7 inches or 160 x 196 mm
Suggested Material Size: 12.2 x 13.6 inches or 310 x 346 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

Beetle on Leaf
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88 x 108 stitches 25 colors
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.