Can anyone help with keeping continuity of this pattern.
Its an 8 row eyelet pattern
i start with 17 stitches pattern says work 8 rows in eyelet pattern keeping patt correct inc 1st at each end of next row, then foll 10 th row 1 times more. should then have 27 sts. Work 5 rows sraight. work 4 more rows in patt, thus ending with a wrong side row . cast off.
1st row k1, k2tog,yf, k4, k2tog, yf, rep from to last 2 sts k2.
2nd row and every alt row purl. 3rd row knit
5th row k4, k2tog, yf, *k4, k2tog, yf, rep from * to last 5 sts k5.
7th row knit 8th row purl.
would appreciate any help as new knitter with no one to ask thanks