Sometimes the blindingly obvious only becomes so when it's put right in front of you. Maybe you have a favorite bead store (hope so-- we have several). Make this very simple, very elegant, very shapely sweater in the very common worsted (or 10 ply) weight, in some colour that flatters you. Then you are commanded to hie yourself off to the bead store and buy beads as embellishment for the neckline and cuffs of your garment. Sew them on (the neckline and cuffs are designed for them). You will look, literally, brilliant, and with comparatively little effort.
From Nashua Style 4, Eveningwear.
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