All that determines the finished size of a cross stitch design is the number of stitches up and down and the thread count of the fabric. Pulled stitches, such as four-sided stitch, Algerian eye and Queen stitch can be worked alone or combined with cross stitch to create very pretty decorated motifs, as in the Strawberries and Cream Sampler opposite. You can get this from measuring the border if it has already been used on the garment or by knitting a piece of the border as though it were for a gauge (tension) sample. Gucci Boots Canvas. Before cutting a pair of threads, check that Ljou can see both points of the scissors and then count the threads on the blade — this way you cannot make a cutting mistake. When the pair has been twisted once and the purl pulled up, work the pair back through three pairs to the left and repeat from. Wools, cottons, and acrylics arc available in unusual beautiful colors and intriguing textures, from thick and nubby to dclicate and silky. Gucci Boots Canvas.