The pattern is a mosaic hat designed by iris schreier.
Triangle 1. At the end of the 8th triangle, do I turn or not turn?
Diamond 1. k8 one time, (k1inc1,k6,skp,turn;sl,k7,turn) 7 times.
Does that mean 7 time total?
At the end of the 8th diamond, k1inc1,k6,skp,knit 5, do not turn. Is that right at the end of the 8th diamond, Do not turn or turn?