It's kind of like a bobble, Sue, you do your 5 (or whatever) st in one st, but then you keep going on that same row (not turning back and forth on the same 5 st like bobbles). Then on the return row you do the passing over of the increased st.
Sweetnailgirl - If you write out the pattern instructions, someone can help you step by step.
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