Originally Posted by Nmunro
Sorry I meant 'WS' rather than work!
It's the side that will be inside on your hat.
The side that will be outside on your hat. I've also seen it called the public side.
Not a silly question. Knitting has a language all it's own. It's not difficult to learn but can easily trip you up if you don't know. There is a Glossary link at the top of the page that I've found very helpful for abbreviations.