Pattern help please!

Can somebody please decifer these instructions for me?

Work 4 rows dec 1 st at each end of next and foll alt row.

Do I work the 4 rows then start the dec every other row or do I decrease every other row starting with the first of the four rows or something completely different???:think:

Thanks so much!!

Yes, do 4 rows and dec on the next row, then every other row after that. So dec on rows 5 and 7.

THANKS SO MUCH!!! for that speedy help. I’m off and runnin’…well knitting…again!