# Please explain what the directions mean

by Paula
(Rutherford, Nj, USA)

Working all side increases as set by the last row inc 1 st at each end of 5[7;7;7;7;7} Foll 6th rows, then 2 foll 8th rows, working inc sts in st st. 100 106; 112;122;116;122;130 sts. Cont straight until back meas 40 41; 39; 39;39;39; 41 cm ending with RS facing for next row.

The section of directions that confuse me is "end of 5{7;7;7;7;7;7} foll 6th rows, then 2 foll 8th rows working inc sts in st st ....."

I got the pattern from knitrown.com East Village by Josh Bennet

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 Mar 25, 2018 Rating Explain direction by: Ratchadawan Hello Paula, It does look so confusing! "Working all side increases as set by the last row inc 1 st at each end of 5[7;7;7;7;7} Foll 6th rows, then 2 foll 8th rows, working inc sts in st st. 100 [106; 112;122;116;122;130] sts. Cont straight until back meas 40 [41; 39; 39;39;39; 41] cm ending with RS facing for next row. " I think it's written different than what we've usually seen in patterns. It's going backward. I think it means to do increases on each side every following 6 th rows for 5 or 7 times depending your size. Then after you done that you do increases on each side every 8th rows 2 times for all sizes. Best regards, Ratcha

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