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Red Daisy|3445

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You can find fabric for cross stitching in different sizes, colors and types.

Aida, linen and evenweave are the most common types of cross-stitch fabric. The standard Aida fabric is a good fabric for beginners because the holes are large and easy to see.
Note - it is the number of holes per inch that determines the size of your stitches.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 174 x 109 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 12.4 x 7.8 inches or 316 x 198 mm
Suggested Material Size: 18.3 x 13.7 inches or 466 x 348 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

Red Daisy
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174 x 109 stitches 28 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.