I'm not quite sure what the pattern wants me to do...
Round 30: At the beginning of this round, use contras:ng scrap yarn to knit 7 stitches
Transfer these seven stitches back to left needle and continue knitting, knitting across the contrasting stitches as part of the
Thumb: At contras:ng s:tches, use double‐pointed needles to pick up 7 s:tches on the boFom and 6 on the top.
Carefully remove contras:ng yarn.
Pick up two s:tches on each side of thumbhole, 17 s:tches total.