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Counted cross stitch is easy to learn! It's just what it sounds like, you are making little crosses on an evenweave or linen fabric. To work the design, you follow a chart made up of symbols. Each symbol represents a color of embroidery floss.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 94 x 144 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 6.7 x 10.3 inches or 171 x 261 mm
Suggested Material Size: 12.6 x 16.2 inches or 321 x 411 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

Racer Bicycle
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94 x 144 stitches 7 colors

To begin, work a narrow hem or overlock stitch around your fabric to prevent fraying of the edges. Fold the fabric in half, then half again, finger press lightly. Run a basting stitch along each fold line to mark the center of the fabric. (These will be removed when stitching is finished.)