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Embroidery hoops and frames help to the fabric in right position and to keeping stitching tension even. If it is possible, choose a hoop that will be bigger than your design, this way you will be able to complete the x-stitch project without repositioning the frame over stitched work.
Don't forget to remove your embroidery hoop in between stitching sessions so that your aida fabric does not stretch.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 75 x 51 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 5.4 x 3.6 inches or 136 x 93 mm
Suggested Material Size: 11.3 x 9.5 inches or 286 x 243 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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Cross stitch is typically done using a round-end tapestry needle. The size you use depends on your fabric. If you are stitching a kit, use the needle that came with it. If not, see this article on choosing a needle for cross stitch.

Thread your needle just as you would a needle for hand sewing. Don’t make a knot in the tail end. You will stitch over the tail as you work to secure it without needing a knot. As a general rule, you want to avoid using knots when cross stitching because they can leave lumps in the final piece.