Hello, and welcome.
Yes, you're correct that you will do your first increases on row 3 and then every 4th row after that. So you will keep doing increases on rows 3 and 7 (of the 8 row pattern) until you have the correct number of stitches.
Oh by the way, I like your signature.
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