I’m hoping to make project 6 (cozy cashmere hat) from Jeanette Trotman’s “Easy Knitted Accessories” book, but as soon as row 4 I’m totally confused. The instruction is:
(P9, k1, p4, k1, p9) 4 times
That would be working 96 stitches. The problem is that as of row 3 I’m only supposed to have 48 stitches. I was going to write it off as a typo, but the 4 times with only half the number of stitches thing makes 7 more appearences in twelve rows, and on most of the others I have m1’s where I need to do the pattern 4 times to have the correct number of stitches at the end of the row.
What am I supposed to do? Do I just do the second half as though it were another row and just not mark it in my notes as another row? Or is this something else entirely? Has anyone done this project before?
Thank you for any help!