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The easy to keep from losing your cross-stitch needles, is to glue a magnetic strip to the inside of the box you keep your embroidery floss and other accessories.
It is very important to double check your counting. It is called counted cross stitch, isn't it? If even one missing stitch in important area can destroy the project. So please, check your counting before you start the stitching. It's worth it.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 145 x 119 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 10.4 x 8.5 inches or 263 x 216 mm
Suggested Material Size: 16.3 x 14.4 inches or 413 x 366 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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145 x 119 stitches 30 colors

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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.