First I’d like to thank everyone whose already been so helpful. I’m a new knitter, have made several scarves, hats, baby blankets, baby booties etc. I’m trying my first top, it’s a Tropicana Halter Top (I included a picture here).
I’ve been able to do the Back and Front, no problem, but I have a question when I get to armhole and neck shaping.
The pattern reads:
Next row (RS): k1, k2tog, k28, ssk, k1, join 2nd ball of yarn, k1, k2tog, k28, ssk, k1
Working both sides at once continue to decrease in the same manner 5 times more every 4 rows. And then 9 times more every other row - 4 sts (end with RS row)
What exactly does this mean? I have two questions, what does it mean to join the second ball of yarn? And when it says “same manner” 5 times every 4 rows, does that mean that inbetween that shaping I should continue to knit in St. St as I did the rest of the front? I know I should end with 4 stitches and then use the tubular cord technique to do the straps.
Any help would be much appreciated.
Thank you in advance for your time.