Normally, I work behind the scenes at Purl Soho, but when the subject of a learn-to-needlepoint pattern came up, I couldn’t stay put. Needlepoint brings me to my happy place, and these tidy little gingham pincushions are just about the happiest needlepoint project I could imagine!

Learn to Needlepoint a Pincushion Pattern | Purl Soho

Our full-color instructional booklet Learn to Needlepoint a Pincushion Pattern includes all the necessary techniques you need to bring these cuties to life out of Purl Soho’s beautiful Mulberry Merino.

Learn to Needlepoint a Pincushion Pattern | Purl Soho

We walk you through every step of the basic needlepointing process, from winding a needlepoint skein into a ball to stitching a basketweave pattern to plumping up your finished pincushions!

Learn to Needlepoint a Pincushion Pattern | Purl Soho

Simple enough for summer-brain, portable enough for carry-ons and weekend totes, our Learn to Needlepoint a Pincushion Kit is a great summertime pursuit. You may find that it brings you to a happy place! -Kelly, out from behind-the-scenes to share my love of needlepoint!

Learn to Needlepoint a Pincushion Pattern | Purl Soho

Materials

Learn to Needlepoint a Pincushion Pattern | Purl Soho

To create your own set of Pincushions, you will need…

These are enough materials to make at least four 3 x 3-inch Gingham Pincushions.

Learn to Needlepoint a Pincushion Pattern | Purl Soho