I think there's a crucial error in all these directions. a 4-st Cable should have you slip 2 to cable needle, knit two and knit two from the cable needle--not slip all 4.
ETA--I just checked the pattern and picture in the magazine, and I'm sure there's a mistake.
"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
IngridKH on Ravelry