? on slip stitch

Here’s the pattern:

k5, sl the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th st over the first st,

just how do you go about this?? I see how you can slip the 1st st over
the 2,3,4 and 5 st but how do you get them over the 1st.

They’re referring to the 1st stitch as the first of the K5. So the stitch you will be slipping over is actually the 5th stitch currently on your right needle.

okay, isn’t all 5 sts on the right needle, then sl the stitches? I’m a bit confused because I would think 5 sts would be on the right needle and then do the slipping :shrug:

okay sorry, You did say on the right needle—but I still think it is worded funny. :shrug: It sounds like they want you to have 2,3,4 and 5 go over the top of the 1st of the 5 sts knitted

Okay, sorry it seems that I worded my answer kind of poorly as well. You K5, so then obviously you have 5 stitches on the right needle. The stitch closest to the needle tip on the right needle will stay there, and then next 4 stitches will be passed, one at a time, over the first stitch and off the needle, starting with the stitch that is currently second on the right needle.

thanks so much! I just had one of my senior moments!! :teehee: