This is a lovely shawl, but it was a long, long knit! Lace-weight yarn on size 1 needles, endless stockinette, then beads and a lace pattern. But I love how it came out, and so does the giftee, my cousin Marie:
The beading placement was mostly my decisions – I thought the gradual, random placement would be like lighting. The beads are mirror Size 8 beads.