When I was learning how to knit, there was no computer, etc. I found that just doing exactly what the pattern said was what I needed to do. Understanding came after I saw how it all turned out.
"Trust the pattern!"
Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana.
Hop aboard while we follow the cloud-covered van of knitting harmony, man!! Woooo!! --Hedgehog
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