I need help understanding this knitting pattern...?

so im trying to knit a beret , but i don't really understand how to work with this pattern, ***************************************** Head circumference: 20" (51 cm) Materials: Lamb's Pride Bulky 125 yds/114 m per 4 oz/113 gr skein - 2 skeins. Color: M-260 Cafe au Lait. Needles: 10.5 (6.5 mm)... show more so im trying to knit a beret , but i don't really understand how to work with this pattern,
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Head circumference: 20" (51 cm)

Materials: Lamb's Pride Bulky 125 yds/114 m per 4 oz/113 gr skein - 2 skeins. Color: M-260 Cafe au Lait.
Needles: 10.5 (6.5 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Gauge: 10 st x 18 rows = 4" x 4" (10 x 10 cm) stocking stitch

Patterns:

Stocking Stitch:
1 row and all odd rows - knit sts
2 row and all even rows - purl sts

Fisherman's Rib:
Cast on even amount of stitches
Rows 1: *1 k, 1 p* repeat from * to *
Row 2: 1 k, yo, sl 1 (transfer stitch from left to right needle)
Row 3: 1 k yo and sl 1 from the prev row (knit together yo and sl st), yo, sl 1
Row 4: Repeat row 3.
Rib:1 k, 1 p

Directions:
Cast on 52 sts (including edge stitches).
Rows 1-6: stocking stitch.
Row 7 - Eyelet row: 1k, *k2tog (knit 2 sts together), yo*, repeat from * to *, 1k.
Row 8: purl.
Rows 9-14: stocking stitch.
Row 15: Add evenly 12 sts. Continue on 64 sts.
Rows 15-50: fisherman's rib.
Row 51-54: rib 1k, 1p.
Rows 55-62: decrease evenly 12 sts in each odd row 4 times.
Cut yarn, leaving a 10" (25 cm) tail. Pull through remaining sts and secure.

Finishing:
Join back seam.
Fold the brim along the eyelet row and sew with invisible stitch.
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when its says to do the "fishermans rib" in row 15-50 , does that mean do what it says underfishermans rib? or are you supposted to do the fishermans rib sepreatly and then combine the two ?! im so confused, can you just tell me the order to do everything? im soo confused , and if you do the fishermans rib in the middle then why does it say to cast on !?!?!?



heres a link to the actual pattern: http://www.abc-knitting-patterns.com/1046.html
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