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: 46 x 48 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 3.3 x 3.4 inches or 83 x 87 mm
Suggested Material Size: 9.2 x 9.3 inches or 233 x 237 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands