Ann Logan

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There are a lot of styles of embroidery hoops and frames. It is your decision whether you use one or not. If you a beginner cross-stitcher perhapse you will prefere to put your fabric in an embroidery hoop. Just don’t pull your fabric too tight or it will distort the weave of the fabric.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 80 x 93 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 5.7 x 6.6 inches or 145 x 169 mm
Suggested Material Size: 11.6 x 12.5 inches or 295 x 319 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands

White Lotus
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80 x 93 stitches 28 colors
Remember, cross-stitch is considered counted embroidery.
So count count count count again and double check your counting. It really helps minimize mistakes.
Gridding save you a lot of time (and your sanity too). Cross stitch is meant to be relaxing. Make your hobby hugely beneficial for your mental and physical health.