Upper Left Photo: This picture shows my tapestry needle threaded and ready to stitch. The tapestry needle has a large eye, which can accommodate even a chunky yarn (which is what I am using here.)
Upper Right Photo: This picture shows me inserting my tapestry needle into the proper loops for whipstitching the sides of the wine bottle cozy.
Lower Photos: Whipstitching in progress
If you haven't yet learned this technique, you're invited to visit my step by step tutorial for how to whip stitch.