Trying a vintage hat pattern. The brim is knit separately. The instructions call for cast on of 13 stitches.
1st row knit
2nd row k.9, turn
3rd row slip first st. purlways, y.b., k.8.
4th row k. to end, picking up loop at point where work was turned and knitting it together with next st.
My question: I don’t understand the instructions since the next 59 rows are knit as first 4 rows. If I knit the slipped stitch together, I’d lose a stitch, but I don’t see what “loop” I am supposed to be picking up. I keep googling for information, but I just keep getting info for a M1, which isn’t what I have. I need a visual! Which loop? Thanks!