That's exactly what it means. If you pick up a stitch in each row, the button band will end to too long and sag. Just pick up 3, skip one all the way up. The skipped ones won't show, I promise.
"Trust the pattern!"
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Hop aboard while we follow the cloud-covered van of knitting harmony, man!! Woooo!! --Hedgehog
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