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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.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 78 x 64 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 5.6 x 4.6 inches or 142 x 116 mm
Suggested Material Size: 11.5 x 10.5 inches or 292 x 266 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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Most people start stitching the design from the center. You can find the center of the design by folding the design lengthwise and crosswise. Finger press and find your center. Mark this. Even if you donot start stitching from the center it is good to know.