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Old 03-29-2008, 02:17 PM   #1
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Need help understanding directions
I am drawing a complete blank and was wondering if someone could help me or explain this to me. The pattern that I am doing is a hooded poncho for a toddler but there is one spot that I just can't understand. I am the type of person to make things harder than they need to be so that is more than likely what I am doing but I just can't get this. If some one could tell me what this means and how many rows I am suppose to do I would appreciate it. Thanks.

Continue to work each side at same time with separate balls of yarn, keeping 4 sts at each side edge in Garter st. Dec 1 st at each neck edge every other row twice - 18 (20, 24) sts each side.
Work even for 3 rows.


The first sentence I understand it is the rest that gets me confused. So how many rows do I end up with? This is the pattern I am trying to do- http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/70357AD.html

Thank you very much

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Old 03-29-2008, 03:51 PM   #2
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From what I understand, you'll Dec over 4 rows (every other row twice), then even for 3 rows.
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