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: 127 x 75 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 9.1 x 5.4 inches or 230 x 136 mm
Suggested Material Size: 15 x 11.3 inches or 380 x 286 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands