: Every square on the pattern is equal to a
: cross stitch on your blank material. You
: will not be doing anaything with your
: pattern except constantly counting and
: following it. A lot of cross-stitch patterns
: do completely fill in the material and
: others have spaces. What is the name of the
: picture are you making?
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: Hi this may sound like a silly question but
: am new to cross stitch! Im not sure how to
: stitch with a pattern, do i place the
: pattern over the fabric then put the both in
: the hoop? if so how do i remove the pattern
: once i have finished? wont i be stitching
: the pattern to the fabric?
: Also ive seen some finished patterns and
: they are done so well that you cant actually
: see the little X's in the stitch it just
: appears like one solid block of color making
: up the pattern how do i achieve this effect?
: Any advice for a newbie would be greatly