I've started on a scarf that has a chart, a lace pattern. I really believe I'm going to screw up hopelessly using a chart. I'm very left-brained. Anybody ever take the time to go through a pattern with a chart, and create a regular pattern from it, k1, p1, k2tog, etc. ? I'm wondering how that would work out, if it'd be worth the time, and if there are any tricky things to watch out for maybe others have run into before.