Punch Needle Basics and Beyond

Punch Needle with Christie Beniston!

Level: Beginner-intermediate

This class is designed to explore a full range of possibilities for punch needle rug hooking which is often described as “painting with wool”. In this class you will use different size punch needles and various weights of yarn to create a 14” linen canvas which can be made into a wall hanging or pillow. The pattern along with 100% hand dyed wool yarn will be provided, Oxford Punch Needles and hoops will be made available for use during class and may be purchased if desired.

This is a great class for ages 12 and above. 


Your class kit includes yarn and linen cloth. An Oxford punch needle and No-Slip Hoop can be borrowed during class and purchased after class if desired.

About our instructor:

Christie Beniston is an artist and designer and has had a thriving art practice for over 25 years. Christie studied punch needle rug hooking with Amy Oxford, an internationally known rug hooker and author and founder of the Oxford Rug Hooking School in Vermont. As a Certified Oxford Punch Needle Instructor, Christie is one of only a handful of instructors on the West Coast and has established the PUNCH! Rug Hooking Studio in Solana Beach, California.

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Saturday, October 26th, 2pm - 5pm


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