Skip Navigation Website Accessibility

The Holiday Countdown Has Begun!

November 16, 2020

In this issue:  Holiday Needlepoint Workshops    Shop News   The Tip Jar   Private Lessons  Contact info

Holiday Needlepoint WorkshopsNeedlepoint snowman round ornament

Nancy has some great plans for the Pointers!

April and May were 2 years long each, and then the summer crawled along at a snail's pace, but somehow September and October went twice as fast as normal and now it's already the middle of November!

You know what that means? It means the Holidays are HERE and we need to get ON it!

To help the Needlepointers with their Holiday projects, Nancy M. is offering a Holiday Needlepoint Workshop! You can buy a kit here (with a 10% class supply discount) or bring one from home. Nancy will help you with the stitching, dressing it up with fancy fibers, and everything else you need for some adorable Holiday ornaments/gifts!

Because of COVID-19, all the classes are limited to 2 students and masks are required. Private lessons are also available (call us at 210-979-8255 to schedule a private lesson).

You can sign up online or over the phone!

Be well, be safe, be kind! 

-Caryn & the Yarnivore crew

Days until Christmas: 39
Days until Hanukkah: 24


Shop Newscrocheted reindeer, one wearing a red sweater and one in green.

Featured Pattern
Get going on the Holiday knitting/crochet with these awesome stuffies! Both 
Crochet -  The Holiday Deer FREE Crochet Pattern (pictured at right) uses worsted weight yarn and is a FREE pattern on the Spin A Yarn Crochet Blog. If you prefer, you can purchase an ad-free printable version, too. Green Sweater version is here.
Knit - These Red Nose Buddies are adorable! The pattern on the Twins Knitting MiniShop is $8, and comes with options to make a reindeer, rabbit, or hamster.

Hours this week
11-5 Monday-Saturday
Noon-5 Sunday
Private Lessons can be scheduled outside of regular hours at the discretion of the teacher.
As always, online and curbside sales and online lessons remain available.

Private Lessons
In-store and online private lessons are available! Please call us at 210-979-8255 to schedule a lesson! Wendy and Nancy M. are both available to help you with your projects!

The Tip Jar

To make your sweater or other knitted/crocheted/woven garment look handmade (as opposed to homemade), match the garment ease to fabric stiffness. If you prefer an oversized or loose fit, the fabric (meaning your gauge or sett) has to also be loose, so that the fabric drapes. If you want a fitted garment, you need a firmer fabric made at a tighter gauge or sett to ensure that the garment doesn't cling unattractively.
Swatch and compare the drape of the handmade fabric to the clothes in your closet. Floppy fabrics are for LOOSE clothes, Stiff fabrics are for CLOSE-FIT clothes, and "just right" fabrics are for standard fit (not loose, not tight) clothes.

All classes are currently on hold, due to the San Antonio & Bexar County joint Stay Home/Work Safe order.

To keep up with our efforts and real time announcements, please follow us on social media:
Facebook -
Instagram -
Twitter -

If you have a question for one of our teachers, you can email us at
You can also email Wendy with knitting or crochet questions at or contact her through her Facebook page -


We absolutely do not EVER want to spam you. If you don't want to get this newsletter, then we will take you off the list. No problem. No questions asked. There's an unsubscribe link below, or you can just call us.

If you want to read our full privacy policy (it's pretty fun to read, actually), click here - or scroll to the bottom of any page on our website.

Contact Us:  2357 NW Military, 78231  (210)979-8255