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: 79 x 95 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 5.6 x 6.8 inches or 143 x 172 mm
Suggested Material Size: 11.5 x 12.7 inches or 293 x 322 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands