Knitting directions

p. rep last 2 rows, with number of sts in brackets 2 more eact time, until you have 44 sts total. work 39 rows.

am i suppose to purl 1 then repeat last 2 rows or purl for 37 rows and then repeat last 2 rows?

Just repeat the last two rows until you have 44 stitches, then work 39 rows.