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Cross stitch embroidery is a passion with some people – the idea of transferring a design and turning it into an abstract art on fabric with colourful thread is something which triggers their creativity big time – as it is for me. But people were cross stitching from about 500 AD.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 189 x 167 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 13.5 x 11.9 inches or 343 x 303 mm
Suggested Material Size: 19.4 x 17.8 inches or 493 x 453 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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Embroidery needles used for cross-stitch are often called cross stitch needles or tapestry needles.
Cross stitch needles come in different sizes depending on thickness. Most commonly used size is 24. It is the best choice for stitching on 14-count aida.
A tapestry needle is a hand sewing needle with a blunt end and a large eye.
You don't need a sharp needle to use with an open weave like Aida.
The rounded tip of a tapestry needle is important because it helps to ensure you don't accidentally pierce the threads of the fabric.