Fabric for cross stitch are referenced with the number of stitches possible in an inch. 10- 14 are the best for beginners ; it will be very difficult for a starter to do crossstitch on fabric with 20 or more stitches per inch.
Once you have got a hang of the techniques of cross stitch you can use other fabric to do cross stitch designs like a woven fabric with an even weave . Even weave means the number of threads will be the same per inch horizontally as well as vertically, making perfect squares to do your cross stitch.You get cotton even weave fabric specifically suited for cross stitch in the stores.
Material Type: Aida Generic Cream
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 122 x 78 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 8.7 x 5.6 inches or 221 x 142 mm
Suggested Material Size: 14.6 x 11.5 inches or 371 x 292 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands
As you stitch cross stitches, the floss tends to twist and eventually knot. The simple solution is to frequently dangle the needle and floss allowing it to untwist. Once you get into a routine, you will do this without thinking. Until you do, consciously take this step every few stitches.
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