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: 101 x 79 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 7.2 x 5.6 inches or 183 x 143 mm
Suggested Material Size: 13.1 x 11.5 inches or 333 x 293 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands