Help with pattern decoding

http://www.oddknit.com/patterns/flowers/tulips.html

I’m trying to knit the tulip pattern however I’m stuck at the first petal. What does “continue in the flat” mean? Thanks!

Nevermind i think I figured it out!

It means the petals are knit flat and not in the round. So you knit a row, then turn and do the back.