Cardigan No 6- Reading Chart

Hi there!

I really need some assistance reading the pattern pasted below. Every time I get to the 4th row, I end up with two extra stitches. I’m not sure what I’m doing wrong. The 0 squares are between two stitches make one yarn over, and the tree is a centered double decrease. I start off with 75 stitches (as end sts aren’t on the chart) but the 4th row doesn’t add up. Please help!!!

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The 4th row adds up to 73sts and with the 2 edge sts that’s 75sts. The A1 portion of the chart is 11sts and the A3 is 6sts. The repeat A2 is 8sts repeated 7 times. That’s 56+11+6 or 73sts.
The 0 squares, the yarn overs don’t use any sts. The tree or double decrease takes 3 sts and leave you with one stitch. In each case the 2 yarn overs balance out the 2stitch decrease in the centered double decrease.
It may help to use markers between repeats just to make sure there isn’t a random missed yarn over or decrease.
What is the name of your pattern?

Oh I see! I was knitting as though the yarn over used sts. Thank you so much. I’ve since been able to finish the chart and it looks great!

The name of the pattern is just Cardigan No 6 from My Favourite Things

Thank you again!

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Glad you’re back on track Yes, the yarn over is simply that, yarn over needle. No stitch used up. Most of the online videos are inadvertently misleading on this. Enjoy working this light and gorgeous cardigan!