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Top 3 Mistakes New Punchers Make

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Top 3 Mistakes New Punchers Make

I have the joy of teaching lots of people how to do punch needle, and without fail I see the same three initial mistakes all the time. Luckily, using a punch needle is one of the easiest and most forgiving crafts there is, so if you find yourself making a mistake just rip that yarn out and try, try again!  Let's see what most people get wrong on their first try.  1. They lift the needle too high When you are punching, it is important to drraaaggg the needle across the fabric instead of lifting the tip to find the...

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Punch Needle Supplies

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Punch Needle Supplies

I discovered Punch Needle in 2018 while deep diving in the seas of Instagram. Technically, I had done punch needle with embroidery floss before as a kid when my mom purchased a kit for me, but I had no idea you could do the same thing with yarn! My crafty senses (think spidey-senses but for crafter’s) were tingling, telling me this would be a craft I would love. So I did what every other crazy craft person would do -- I asked for an advance on my birthday present and spent about $300 on supplies to get myself started.  Now,...

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Which Punch Needle Should You Use?

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Which Punch Needle Should You Use?

Which punch tool is best when starting out? This post goes over the pros and cons of different types of punch needles.

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What Type of Yarn Should You Use for Punch Needle

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What Type of Yarn Should You Use for Punch Needle

What type of yarn is best for punch needle? A few thoughts on how to pick yarn that will be perfect for your punch needle project.

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