Your last row will be knitted. You're doing stockinette? You'll be ready to purl on the new row. There should be a better way of stating it, somehow that confuses lots of us. It used to make my brain explode.
Cheating is an option. . . . Cheaters never win and winners never cheat, but smart knitters who want to retain an iota of sanity do, cheerfully. ~~Kory Stamper