I'm very new to knitting and I want to take on a *very*ambitious project. Right out of the gate I need help with understanding how to do these increases.
The pattern is the Comfort Shawl posted in kniting daily and can be found here:
Comfort Shawl pattern in PDF format can be downloaded from here
Towards the beginning of the neckband section, the pattern reads: 'Skipping the first slipped selvedge st closest to the needle, *wyf, insert right needle from back to front under both legs of next slipped selvedge st, wrap yarn around needle as if to purl and draw up a purl st onto right needle; rep from * 25 more times - 26 sts picked up and purled from selvedge of piece....'
So what is meant by "both legs"
when refering to the next stitch?
I'm starting out with 7 stitches, how does it become 33?
I know that it says that I PU 26 stitches and that along with the original 7 is 33, but how do you turn 7 stitches into 33?
Any help is greatly appreciated,