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. Note that Band is sold in half metre lengths so if you order 2 then you will be sent a full metre. Aida Band is 16 count and Linen Band is 25 count. The stitch count (ie number of holes) across the band is: 24 stitches (holes) for the Aida 5 cm Band, 42 stitches for the Aida 8cm Band and 64 stitches for the Linen Band.