If you are new to the world of needlework and embroidery crafts, you might consider trying counted cross stitch. Cross stitch is a popular form of counted-thread embroidery in which you use x-shaped stitches to form a picture. It is called counted cross stitch because the stitcher counts the threads in each direction so that the stitches are of uniform size and appearance. It may sound a little complicated but, believe me, it isn’t. To get started, you’ll need a few counted cross stitch supplies…
What cross stitch equipment do I need to get started?
Good question, which we’ll cover in the rest of this article. However, here’s a short (2 mins) video from YouTube that shows you everything you need to get started:
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