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Kelmscott Designs - Folk Art Crow Needle Minder

Kelmscott Designs - Folk Art Crow Needle Minder

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Kelmscott Designs - Paisley Elephant Needle Minder

Kelmscott Designs - Paisley Elephant Needle Minder

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Kelmscott Designs - Buzz Needle Minder

Kelmscott Designs - Buzz Needle Minder

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Cross Stitch Corner Gauge

Cross Stitch Corner Gauge

The Linen and Threads' Cross Stitch Corner Gauge is a new cross stitch..

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Blackbird Designs - She Sights A Bird - Loose Feathers Club 2017

Blackbird Designs - She Sights A Bird - Loose Feathers Club 2017

She Sights A Bird - Loose Feathers Club 2017This is the third &nb..

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Mirabilia - Renaissance Mermaid Embellishment Pack

Mirabilia - Renaissance Mermaid Embellishment Pack

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Mirabilia - Renaissance Mermaid

Mirabilia - Renaissance Mermaid

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With Thy Needle & Thread - Summer Schoolhouse Series

With Thy Needle & Thread - Summer Schoolhouse Series

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Kelmscott Designs - Snowy Owl Needle Minder

Kelmscott Designs - Snowy Owl Needle Minder

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Kelmscott Designs - Crusade Queen Thread Holder

Kelmscott Designs - Crusade Queen Thread Holder

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Kelmscott Designs - Eiffel Tower Thread Holder

Kelmscott Designs - Eiffel Tower Thread Holder

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Kelmscott Designs - The Stitcher Needle Minder

Kelmscott Designs - The Stitcher Needle Minder

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Kelmscott Designs - Beeskep Postcard Thread Holder

Kelmscott Designs - Beeskep Postcard Thread Holder

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Kelmscott Designs - Hare Thread Winder

Kelmscott Designs - Hare Thread Winder

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Kelmscott Designs - French Sheep Thread Keep

Kelmscott Designs - French Sheep Thread Keep

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Little House Needleworks - Farmhouse Series Thread pack

Little House Needleworks - Farmhouse Series Thread pack

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Little House Needleworks - Farmhouse Christmas Linen for complete Series Without Border

Little House Needleworks - Farmhouse Christmas Linen for complete Series Without Border

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Little House Needleworks - Farmhouse Christmas Series - Part 1 Little Red Barn - Coming January 2018

Little House Needleworks - Farmhouse Christmas Series - Part 1 Little Red Barn - Coming January 2018

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Mirabilia - Royal Games II Embellishment Pack Pre Order

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What is Cross Stitch?

Cross-stitch is a popular form of counted-thread embroidery in which X-shaped stitches in a tiled, raster-like pattern are used to form a picture. Cross-stitch is often executed on easily countable evenweave fabric called aida cloth. The stitcher counts the threads in each direction so that the stitches are of uniform size and appearance. This form of cross-stitch is also called counted cross-stitch in order to distinguish it from other forms of cross-stitch. Sometimes cross-stitch is done on designs printed on the fabric (stamped cross-stitch); the stitcher simply stitches over the printed pattern.

Fabrics used in cross-stitch include aida, linen and mixed-content fabrics called 'evenweave'. All cross stitch fabrics are technically "evenweave," it refers to the fact that the fabric is woven to make sure that there are the same number of threads in an inch both left to right and top to bottom (vertically and horizontally). Fabrics are categorized by threads per inch (referred to as 'count'), which can range from 11 to 40 count. Aida fabric has a lower count because it is made with two threads grouped together for ease of stitching. Cross stitch projects are worked from a gridded pattern and can be used on any count fabric, the count of the fabric determines the size of the finished stitching.

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