Help with baby blanket

!. p2, *yo, sl1, k1, psso, k2tog, yo, p2, repeat from * across.
2. k2, *p4, k2, repeat form * across
3. p2, "k4, p2, repeat from * across
4. repeat row 2.

http://www.freepatterns.com/fp_pdfs/Other/Knitting/bundle_of_joy.pdf

looks very simple but i can’t seem to get the pattern right.

can someone help me with teh first row.

i tend to decrease stitches and then do the next few rolls to get nothing similar to the picture.

thanks