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Newbie question about linen

Posted by floury (My Page) on
Fri, Feb 16, 07 at 15:46

Hello, I have instructions which say "2 strands of floss OVER 2 LINEN THREADS."
Does that mean if I am using 28 count linen, I will be stitching as if it is only 14 count?
I don't understand this--- can someone explain?
Thanks very much! (In the past I have used only Aida cloth.)

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RE: Newbie question about linen

You have the right idea. It will be the size of 14 count Aida cloth. I have cross stitched quit a bit in the past but have been sewing lately. When I stitched on linen after stitching on aida I had to be careful to stitch over 2 threads. It is easy to drop back to one and mess up. You will get the rhythm. It makes a nice picture.
Sally aka Nana24

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