NOTE: Band is sold in half metre lengths so if you order 2 then you will be sent a full metre. Band can be used to add a trim to bags, tea towels, hand or bath towels, bibs etc to add a touch of stitching & colour. Also used to make bookmarks. Make unique & personal gifts for your family or friends or something for yourself. Aida Band is 16 count and Linen Band is 25 count. The stitch count (ie number of holes) across the band is: 26 stitches (holes) for the Aida 5 cm Band, 42 stitches for the Aida 8cm Band and 64 stitches for the Linen Band.