Knitting with beads, no pre-stringing required, just use a really teeny crochet hook. Might need to try this with the beaded shawl I keep procrastinating about. But it would need to be a REALLY tiny crochet hook
How to get neat edge stitches. For the cleanest finish on a visible selvage, all you need to do is slip the first stitch on each row with the yarn held in front, work to the opposite edge of the fabric as written, and then knit or purl to the last stitch.
How To Tink! It’s a fact of life that if you knit, you’re eventually going to make a mistake. The trick is knowing how to fix it, because all mistakes can be fixed. Learn how to unknit and remedy a dropped stitch. Learn how to tink!
Knitting Tutorial: Joining Stitches In the Round with a neat, easy and invisible technique. Just make sure that your stitches are not twisted on the needles before joining. GOID Idea for joining in the round Should be a better join solution.