Help understanding cardigan instructions

I’m knitting Yarnspiration’s No-Button Cozy Knit Cardigan (or trying to anyway!)
It’s my first time knitting clothing flat and then seaming afterwards so I’m nervous!
I was wondering if anyone could clarify part of the text for me?
I’m working on the left front half of the cardigan.

It says “decrease 1st at armhole edge every row 4 (4, x, x, x, x) more times”
Are the decreases done in the same way as the initial “Next Row (Right Side): Knit to last 3sts, k2tog, k1”?

Forgive my ignorance :slight_smile:
Thanks everyone

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Hi, Have you already made the back piece? If so, what did you do for the armhole decreases for the back after the bind off 5(6 etc). You usually match the same decrease for front and back pieces.
When you work to last three sts k2tog k1, that k1 gives a good selvedge edge for seaming the pieces together.
Hope this helps, happy knitting :slight_smile:

I agree with @notknittingknots that you would use the same type of decrease as you have used on the back of the cardigan if you have already made it.

A k2 tog decrease is often put at (or near, like the 1 stitch away on this) the end of the row on the RS such as here for the neck. But usually it is mirrored for the beginning of the row such as the arm hole here. This is because the decrease stitches will lean one way or the other and it is rather nice to have them mirror each other.
The choice is yours based on personal preference of how it looks. To be honest the first couple of sweaters I made I just did whatever, k2tog, as I didn’t know any better and no one has ever noticed. But you can watch tutorials on mirrored decreases and see the difference.
I usually do SSK at beg of row and k2tog at end (or neck where neck hole is now the end of row).
On the right front the neck would be the beg of row so get the SSK and the arm would be end of row and get the K2tog.

You might want to try it out on a swatch to see the different look of the decreases.

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Thank you both for the advice. Its useful information.

I have knitted the back already and I will take a look at it to see how I did the armhole decreases.