Here's the first 2 rows of the slip stitch pattern
Row 1: k1, * k2, sl 1, k1, rep from *; end k2.
Row 2: p2, * p1, sl 1, p2, rep from *; end p1.
Count the stitches betweens the *s and there's 4, that's the multiple. Then the stitches before and after it equal 3.
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