Starded to knit recently and have trouble with reading my pattern
This is a jacket for babies by Sirdar and i chose the 6-12 months size out of the 6 sizes available and has the following instructions
6th Row. P11 [3:2:7:2:4], p2tog, (p8 [5:6:8:5:5], p2tog) 1 [5:5:3: 7:7] times, p11 [2:2:7:1:3].
32 [36:40:42:46:50] sts. Change to 51⁄2mm needles and proceed as follows:-
1st Row. Knit.
2nd Row. Purl.
These 2 rows will now be referred to as st-st (stocking stitch).
Working in st-st (throughout) cont until back measures
(43⁄4 [6:7:9:101⁄4:12]in), ending with a ws row.
Can you please expain the brackets and parentheses