How to follow instructions to complete pattern for a hooded sweater .
by Christina Viale
(Ashland Ma. USA. )
Pattern reads : finishing neckband @ hood: Sew sleeves to back & front armholes. Starting at center front , k across Sts of right front
Pick up 6 sts up slope, k across sts on holders increasing 6 sts evenly at back, pick up sts down left slope to match, and k across front to center. Work in k1 , p1, ribbing for 1 1/4 “ ending at center front.
Change to o. 8 needles. K 10 sts, k to within 10 sts and at the same time increasing 6 sts evenly , k to center front, turn and continue working back and forth. Next row: K5, P to within 5 sts, K to end. Continue in stocking st with Garter st edges until hood measures 6 1/2 “ from end of ribbing. Fold work in half and bind off stitches tog as follows: Slip sts to be bound off onto dip needles. Put the right sides of work tog and k tog 1 St from each needl, then bind off in usual way. sew side and sleeve seams and seam of cuff lining.
Not understanding this. Thank you for your help in advance. This pattern from old knitting book called Brunswick Babies volum # 696.
Hope you can help.