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Aida – Most beginners start their cross stitch projects on Aida fabric. This is a somewhat loosely woven fabric meant for cross stitch with prominent threads; looks like a fabric made of threads grouped together. It is also very inexpensive but not suitable for functional things because of the holes in the fabric. 14 count Aida is universally the most popular cross stitch fabric.

For beginners Aida is one of the best fabric for cross stitch, because of the readily available weaves. You may need to interface the cloth if it is too loose.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 200 x 230 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 14.3 x 16.4 inches or 363 x 417 mm
Suggested Material Size: 20.2 x 22.3 inches or 513 x 567 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

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200 x 230 stitches 27 colors

To prevent the floss from tangling, pull it gently but firmly. In case of knot insert tip of the needle downt though the tangle, and then pull it gently, it helps in most cases.