Yes, you can use acrylic yarn for punch needle. As long as the acrylic yarn you’re using flows freely through your punch needle, it’s a great option!
Is yarn too thick for punch needle?
General rule of thumb is: if it flows through it easily it can be used. You should, however make sure it’s not too thin either. Otherwise the needle with punch a large hole and the loops made with thin yarn will not be able to stay in.
Can you use DK yarn for punch needle?
Plastic handle adjustable punch needle
It has four different loop heights available and takes a range of yarn from finer worsted weight/dk yarn through to thick yarn. If you’re just starting out this is a great option for a needle.
Can you use a punch needle on clothing?
If you’re trying punch needle on clothing, fusable interfacing can be ironed on to the back of the project to hold everything in place. Just be sure to hand wash the garment.
How much yarn do you need for a punch needle?
How much yarn will I need? For rugs, using a #8, #9, or #10 Regular Oxford Punch Needle: It takes approximately 2/3 of a pound of yarn per square foot.