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30 Days of Gift Ideas: A Pretty Punch Needle Kit

by Jackie Buddie

Nov 20, 2018

The best gift for an enthusiastic crafter? An addictive new hands-on hobby. Enter punch needle!

Punch needle kit supplies and materials laid out on a table.
Photo by: Wholepunching

Looking for a one-of-a-kind holiday gift that’s guaranteed to delight? In our 30 Days of Gift Ideas series, we’re sharing one high-quality handmade gift each day for 30 days. Check out the full collection, as it builds, on our 30 Days of Gift Ideas page, and get ready to be inspired. This week’s theme: Creativity-sparking gifts Have you heard of punch needle embroidery? This year’s hottest DIY trend—popular both for its meditative, easy-to-master technique and its satisfyingly fluffy results—might just be your favorite crafter’s next big hands-on obsession.
A prettily packaged kit from Wholepunching contains everything a beginner needs to whip up their own plush masterpiece: chunky wool yarn, an adjustable hollow needle to create six different pile heights, and pre-stretched fabric that’s framed and ready to hang. Just a few punches and we promise they’ll be hooked. Complete punch needle kit from Wholepunching, $60 Bonus: Ready to get gifting? Beginning today you can shop Etsy's Cyber Sales Weekend early, only in our app, and save 10-60% on one-of-a-kind gifts and other handcrafted treasures.

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Jackie Buddie

Jackie Buddie is a writer and wilderness explorer working full-time as a content producer at Etsy HQ in Brooklyn.