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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.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 75 x 98 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 5.4 x 7 inches or 136 x 178 mm
Suggested Material Size: 11.3 x 12.9 inches or 286 x 328 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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We would argue that crossing stitches in different directions isn't a complete sin, but if you like things looking flawless and professional, make sure you go in the same direction. The top leg can go anywhere, but the corresponding stitches all need to follow suit for a perfect finish.