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Fabric for cross stitch are referenced with the number of stitches possible in an inch. 10- 14 are the best for beginners ; it will be very difficult for a starter to do crossstitch on fabric with 20 or more stitches per inch.

Once you have got a hang of the techniques of cross stitch you can use other fabric to do cross stitch designs like a woven fabric with an even weave . Even weave means the number of threads will be the same per inch horizontally as well as vertically, making perfect squares to do your cross stitch.You get cotton even weave fabric specifically suited for cross stitch in the stores.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 116 x 129 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 8.3 x 9.2 inches or 210 x 234 mm
Suggested Material Size: 14.2 x 15.1 inches or 360 x 384 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

Fairy on Grapes
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116 x 129 stitches 29 colors

The best fabric for cross stitch other than even weave fabric and aida is Linen. Linen and evenweave look almost the same. Linen has small slubs in its surface but this wouldnot look so obvious once cross stitches are made. Linen has a beauty unparalleled as well as the weave is very apparent which makes it best for this embroidery.