Nelkin Designs Aventina PDF
Aventina is a sumptuous scarf, oversized so that you may wrap it around yourself more than once and still have fabric to hang down. Aventina is worked in two halves and grafted at the middle. Beads are placed onto double decreases with a crochet hook OR dental floss.
There are tutorials for both the Kitchener Stitch and placing beads at: http://www.nelkindesigns.com/tutorials
Finished Measurements: 13" wide and 72" long, after blocking
Yarn Requirements: approx. 700yds fingering weight yarn
Needles: US 7 (4.5mm)
Beads: 552 Size 6 glass seed beads; approx 46 grams
Gauge: 23 sts and 28 rows = 4" in stockinette, before blocking