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Fabric Density Swatches

These are a few density swatches I put together for reference.  First is 14ct perforated plastic. One thing you may be able to see from the photo is how badly the plastic warps and deforms with six strands. At one point, the floss actually broke the plastic, and I had to creatively lay my stitches to keep that from being obvious, but you can still see a little peek of white. On both plastic and fabric, I do not recommend more than four strands for full stitches on 14ct. Even at four, there's enough floss that it gets caught up on itself and tends to create big snags and snarls. For 18ct, I don't recommend more than three strands for full stitches. After that point, the same thing starts to happen. And for 22ct, you only need two. Not only does your floss start to snag, but 22ct is a loose weave, and deforms with too many strands, and pretty soon you actually lose your grid.


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