cross stitch used Aida 18 and Anchor stranded cotton. Match your cottons to the
symbols use a piece
of punched card to thread your cottons through and mark the symbol next to the appropriate colour.
Find the centre of the pattern and your material to start. Use three strands of cotton for cross stitch and
one strand for back stitch outlining. Mark off your work on the chart as you go and if possible use a hoop
to keep your work taut.