It doesn't have short rows. Do you need help with any of those steps? If you do, which? It seems that you could probably make it an even Number cast on instead of an odd and k2 together when you join. What she is doing is deleting the 2 stitches the were for a seam but only takes one away at two points. It would be just as easy to just not co those two stitches and ignore the k2tog comments.
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