So, I'm following a striped slipper sock pattern, and I've gotten a bit stuck! I'm on the upper half of the slipper, and the directions that I'm a bit confused about are the ones in italics:
"Divide for opening -
Keeping stripes correct, Next row -
K6, cast/bind off 4 sts, K6. Cont on last 6 sts until side measures 15 cms/6 ins from beg, ending with a purl row. Break off yarn. With WS facing, re-join yarn to rem 6 sts and purl to end. Cont on these 6 sts until side measures 15 cms/6 ins from beg, ending with a purl row.
I (think) I get the first 'cont on last 6 sts', meaning work with only those 6? But what about the other 6? Do I just leave them on the needle? And the whole 'breaking off and re-joining' think throws me for a loop...Should it really be purl to end if the rest of the pattern is knit and
Sorry for all the questions, I'm just very confused LOL. (And very new at this, if you can't already tell
Any help would be muched loved,
Thanks so much!