If you want accurate stitching without counting every stitch you may want to draw gridlines on your cloth. Recently pregrid fabric has become available which is a blessing for the crossstitchers.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 56 x 87 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 4 x 6.2 inches or 102 x 158 mm
Suggested Material Size: 9.9 x 12.1 inches or 252 x 308 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands