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.
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.