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.
Material Type: Linen Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 88 x 171 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 6.3 x 12.2 inches or 160 x 310 mm
Suggested Material Size: 12.2 x 18.1 inches or 310 x 460 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands