I’m working on a knitted hood, and am finding the instructions for the buttonhole rows a bit strange.
The entire pattern is viewable here. The specific section I’m having difficulty with, I’ve quoted below, and highlighted the problem passage in bold:
I know that yrn and yon are old ways of specifing knitwise and purlwise yarnovers. Is it possible that this is a mistake in the directions? How am I to make one of each yarn over in succession without losing the first one, and without making a stitch in between?