k1, k2togbtbl, k8, place these 10 sts on st holder for right shoulder; bo next 6 sts, k8, k2tog k1-10 sts.
You are to work the first 11sts (ending with 10 because of the decrease) and put these sts on a stitch holder. These sts will be worked more later. Then you continue with the remaining 17sts, binding off the next 6, which will create the neck line. You then continue on the remaining 11sts (ending with 10 because of the decrease). You will then have only 10live sts on your needle, which you will work further on to finish this shoulder (the left).