How many strands?

By mark-worldofXS, Mon, 2010-08-09 16:07
How many strands should I use?

For the best coverage of the fabric use the following:

  1. 11-count aida - 3 strands
  2. 14-count aida (or 28-count evenweave over 2 threads) - 2 or 3 strands
  3. 16-count aida - 2 strands
  4. 18-count aida - 1 strands
  5. 22-count hardanger - 1 strand
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