I've been looking for a trick like this. chain selvedge, a simple trick that produces a neat and attractive finish on a selvedge edge. All you have to do is slip the first stitch of every row purl-wise and knit the last stitch of every row.
How to add beads to your knitting: with the help of a crochet hook. The hook is used to hold the bead and then slip it over the stitch. This allows you to place beads on individual stitches without having to pre-string the yarn with beads.
FREE PATTERN - Valley Yarns Knit Stars in Northampton Sport – Make one of each color and string them for garland, use as tree ornaments, add to the top of a wrapped gift, or hang them as a soft mobile for a baby's room. I would do in red for poinsettias