I'm having a brain freeze!! The instruction is to "Inc 1 st at each end of next and foll 8 alt rows, than on 2 foll 4th rows. Please explain this to me!!

I’m having a brain freeze!! The instruction is to "Inc 1 st at each end of next and foll 8 alt rows, than on 2 foll 4th rows. Please explain this to me!!

Welcome!
OK, call the next row, row 1. Inc on rows 1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15 and 17. Then inc on rows 21 and 25.
Enjoy your knitting.