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Counted cross stitch is easy to learn! It's just what it sounds like, you are making little crosses on an evenweave or linen fabric. To work the design, you follow a chart made up of symbols. Each symbol represents a color of embroidery floss.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 33 x 57 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 2.4 x 4.1 inches or 60 x 103 mm
Suggested Material Size: 8.3 x 10 inches or 210 x 253 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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Aida – Most beginners start their cross stitch projects on Aida fabric. This is a somewhat loosely woven fabric meant for cross stitch with prominent threads; looks like a fabric made of threads grouped together. It is also very inexpensive but not suitable for functional things because of the holes in the fabric. 14 count Aida is universally the most popular cross stitch fabric.

For beginners Aida is one of the best fabric for cross stitch, because of the readily available weaves. You may need to interface the cloth if it is too loose.