Hi everyone : )
I am knitting the Thomasina Shawl for a Christmas gift. This only is my second time working with a chart, and I’m a bit confused.
The row before starting into the first chart, the pattern says: “WS-Knit across.” However this is the 7th row, so technically isn’t this a RS row? In which case, should I purl (since I understand a WS-knit is a RS-purl)? Or have I gone off the deep end somewhere
Related to this, when I am reading my chart, odd rows are right side and even rows are wrong side. This seems fairly common. However, when I watched this video, they said that lace patterns are written from the right side perspective. The pattern they showed on the video had blank squares labeled RS-knit and WS-purl. In this pattern, all even rows are blank squares which the legend says “knit.” It doesn’t specify that since this is a wrong row, they are actually purls, so is it just assumed?
I’m sorry this is confusing. I’m not sure how else to ask, but I’m really confused.
Also, I’m using Hawthorne yarn, which is fingering weight and size 9 (5.5mm) circular needles
Thanks for the help!