Trouble following the pattern - Sweater for an American Doll
by Mary Jo
I am knitting an Archipelago by Debonair Designs Pattern. It is a sweater pattern for an American girl doll.
My confusion is in the instruction for shaping the neck on the front of the sweater. There are 26 stitches on the needle. It reads as follows:
Row 1: (K3 Purl 1) 3 times, Knit 1, turn
Row 2: Purl 2 together, Purl to end
Row 3: Knit to last two stitches, Knit 2 together, turn
Row 4: As row 2
Row 5: Knit 1, Purl 1, Knit 3, Purl 1, Knit 2, Knit 2 together turn
Row 6: As row 2 =8 stitches
Row 7: Knit across all stitches
Row 8: Knit across all stitches
Cast off remaining stitches.
Then there are instructions for 8 more rows.
I am having trouble visualizing why this works and how to implement it.
Appreciate any insight you might have.
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