The Oxford Punch Needle is revered as one of the best in the industry. With its ergonomic design, it makes creating punched pieces easy and comfortable! The handle has been handmade from maple wood and the needle itself only gets better as you use it! This needle is the #13 mini which makes a 3/16in loop and works with fine yarns. I use this needle when I punch with cotton or thin spun wool. It's wonderful to work with and will get you "hooked" on rug hooking! If you are purchasing a kit from my shop, this is the needle and size I recommend.