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
This pattern is a downloadable PDF file.
Schaefer Yarn Audrey (50% silk/ 50% wool, 4 oz [112 g] / 700 yds [640 m]) or other fingering weight yarn; approx 700 yards
Size 7 [4.5 mm] needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
Length of smooth scrap yarn: approx 24” fingering weight
552 Size 6 glass seed beads; approx 46 grams
Super Floss or Small Crochet Hook for placing beads
23 sts and 28 rows=4 inches in st st (before blocking)
13 inches wide x 72 inches long (after blocking)