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: 80 x 115 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 5.7 x 8.2 inches or 145 x 209 mm
Suggested Material Size: 11.6 x 14.1 inches or 295 x 359 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands