What is cross stitch design?

What kind of decorative design is cross stitching?

Cross stitching (also known as x-stitch) is a type of counted embroidery that uses little crosses or ‘x’s to create a tiled pattern or design. Cross stitching was traditionally used for decorating household items such as tablecloths, dishcloths, or table linens.

What does full cross stitch mean?

Full Cross-Stitch: Make one cross-stitch for each symbol on the chart. For horizontal rows, stitch the first diagonal of each stitch in the row. Work back across the row, completing each stitch. Remember to embroider the stitches uniformly—that is, always work the top half of each stitch in the same direction.

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