Garnet Ghosts is a great first venture into knitting with beads. The lace pattern is easy and intuitive allowing focus to center around placing beads. The beads add weight to the cowl giving this piece wonderful drape.
The cowl is knit it round and all measurements are given in US and metric. Instructions for the bead placement pattern are written and charted for personal preference.
Kit includes: (1) skein of Polka Dot Sheep Iron Horse, approx. 26 grams of Toho Beads in a handy PDS Sheep hinge-top tin, a digital and hard copy of the pattern.
You will need: US 6 / 4mm needles and a spare needle of equal or smaller size for grafting. US 12 or / 1.00 mm (or smaller) crochet hook for placing beads, and a tapestry needle.