This beautiful Afghan has 42 blocks (portrait) 6 wide x 7 high – each block has 45 stitches x 55 stitches so it grows quickly. The threads used are DMC and uses 4 strands for cross stitch and 2 strands for any back stitching . The fabric is 18 count Fireside red and you stitch over 2 threads . This is an ideal time of year to be looking at these projects as you stitch with the fabric over your knee. The threads are not included.