Definition of aida in English:

aida

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Pronunciation: /ˈeɪdə
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • A material consisting of a mesh of small holes, used in cross-stitch embroidery.
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    • Types of fabric which work well for huck weaving are evenly woven and raised threads, such as monk's cloth, aida, or huck cloth/toweling.
    • They include needles, thread - called floss - and the cloth pattern - called an aida.
    • For a complete stitch, bring the needle up through the fabric, at the bottom left of the stitch, cross one block of the aida fabric and insert the needle at the top right.

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