Originally Posted by soothingstar813
"K2tog, *work to 2 sts before marker, ssk, sm, k2tog. Repeat from * to the last two stitches of the round, ssk. 12 sts decreased."
Knit 2 stitches together
* Follow your established pattern until you have 2 stitches left before the marker.
Slip, Slip, Knit (read the directions on your pattern on how to do this)
Slip Marker from the left needle to the right needle
Knit 2 stitches together*
Repeat everything between the asterisks until you get to the last 2 stitches of the round.
Slip, Slip, Knit
When you finish all that, you will have decreased the number of stitches on your needles by 12.