Luxury yarn and beads paired together make Hoopla an elegant long stole with a fancy hoopskirt border, while short row shaping creates a face framing beaded shawl collar. Unusual edging stitches keep the knitting interesting, and soothing garter stitch ensures rapid progress; together the result is stunningly simple. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Techniques & Skills Used: beaded CO, knit/purl, lace, beading (prestrung and crochet hook methods, with link to video tutorial), short rows; this pattern includes both a chart and written instructions for the border. GAUGE Gauge: 16 st and 44 rows/4" in stockinette stitch; one scallop is approximately 5" long. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Size: 12" deep and 60" long, after blocking.