A strong anchor is always a good idea. Great kit for all skill levels – for those near the ocean and homes that want to be. Wonderful addition to the family christmas tree or as a gift to to your sea loving loved ones. Kit includes a 5″ stitching area – on 13 or 18 mesh mono deluxe needlepoint canvas and all the easy, pretty threads needed to complete. Please indicate your mesh preference in the note section at checkout. We will send the 13 count if you do not provide a preference.