I'm very new to knitting!!
This is what my pattern says (it's a sweater):
Shape Raglan: Bind off 3 sts at the beginning of the next 2 rows. Row 1: k2, skp, knit to last 4 sts, ssk, k2. Row 2: purl. Repeat the last 2 rows until 19 sts remain, ending with a right side row. Work 3 rows even. Bind off loosely.
A couple of questions. Question one- is "bind off 3 sts" the same as 3 skps (skp, skp, skp)?
Question two- so for Row 1, do I bind of 3 sts (so I think that means 3 skps), then follow the instructions for Row 1? So do I really do: skp, skp, skp, k2, skp, knit to last 4 sts, skk, k2 (so follow instructions for Row 1 but add 3 skps to the beginning of it for rows 1 and 2)? Then for Row 2, I do: skp, skp, skp purl. ??? After, that follow just the instructions for rows but without the 3 extra skps??
I understand what each instruction means, but not sure how to put it all together....