Adding beads (and sparkle!) to your knitting looks intimidating, but is actually super-simple.
Here are two easy methods:
Using a crochet hook or Fleegle Beader, pick up the bead. (If you’re using a beading tool, you can skip this part, as you pre-load them multiple beads at a time.)
Crochet Hook: Slip the stitch to be beaded to the crochet hook, and pull the stitch through the bead. Place the stitch back on the left needle, and knit the stitch as normal.
Beading Tool: Slip the stitch to the beading tool, placing it in the groove of the tool. Slide the bead over the stitch, place the stitch back on the left needle, and knit the stitch as normal.
Pictured: Beading a stitch using a crochet hook.
See more details of this project here: http://ravel.me/tatmom/kls