Home | Contact | Payment | Delivery | Returns | Privacy | Feedback | Covid-19 Info Telephone: 0800 22 89 123   

Working out Thread Quantities

The amount of each thread you will require to complete a project depends on several factors, primarily the number of stitches in each colour and the count of the fabric. Also, the grouping of each colour throughout the design affects the quantity required - large blocks of a single colour use less thread than the same number of stitches in small isolated groups.

As a guide, at Cross Stitch Workshop, we allow 1 metre of thread for every -

* 250 stitches worked in 14-count Aida
* 330 stitches worked in 18-count Aida
* 200 stitches worked over two threads in 25-count Evenweave

For example, suppose there are 650 stitches in one colour and you are working with 14-count Aida. Divide the 650 by 250 to get 2.6 and then round this up to 3 metres to get the quantity required.

View Cart | Checkout

K-176 Day Dreaming - 48.99
More Info

3263 Castle in the Clearing - 39.99
More Info

BTXLS7 Snowy London - 26.99
More Info

Squoop - The Square Hoop - 0.00
More Info

ASP : Stork Embroidery Scissors - 8.49
More Info

DW2993 Wedding Chairs - 22.99
More Info

>>View All Featured Items


VAT Number: 245 8842 74
Click for more info on Scarlet Daisy
Powered by Scarlet Daisy Web Content Management System.
© 2021 Dimension Computer Services All rights reserved.