lol Jan, I thought I'd eaten so much turkey I was reading it wrong. Doesn't matter, as long as the OP gets the help needed, right? Your Kitchener stitch idea is the right way to go; I wonder what the pattern will say. I'll have to remember that when I actually get around to doing an infinity scarf myself.
Cheating is an option. . . . Cheaters never win and winners never cheat, but smart knitters who want to retain an iota of sanity do, cheerfully. ~~Kory Stamper