Hello Can anyone help me interpret the following pattern instructions? I am making the large size(in bold). The cardigan is knitted from the bottom up. I’m at the point where it’s time to separate right front, back and left front and work each section individually.
Top right front
With the 61(64)67(70)73 right front sts work as established and begin neckline decreases: on a RS row work the 11 border sts, skp, work to marker. Turn work and leave the other sts on hold. Repeat the neckline decrease every 1 cm 20(20)21(21)22 more times. (I understand this part, I am decreasing the neckline every other row- which should will equal close to the armhole width noted below after my last decrease)
Here is where I’m stumped:
Note: When the armhole measures 20(21)22(23)24 cm, on every other row bind off 3x7(8)8(9)10 sts and 1x8(8)10(10)9 sts at the shoulder.
? I don’t know what 3x(9 sts) and 1x(10sts) mean? Am I binding off 27 stitches after the 11 stitch border pattern then binding off 10 sts near the edge of the shoulder per row, every other row until I have the remaining 11 border stitches left?
After all the decreases there are 11 sts remaining on the needles Increase 1 st for seaming at the shoulder end. Work as established with these 12 sts. When the back border measures approx. 8,5(8,5)9(9)9,5 cm lightly stretched, bind off. (I think these 11 stitches are the neckline pattern for which I continue to make a border to sew on top of back piece)
Thanks for taking a look:)