Usually "work" means to do them in whatever you've been doing them in. So if the purl side is facing you, you purl them. If the knit side is facing, knit them.
"Trust the pattern!"
Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana.
Hop aboard while we follow the cloud-covered van of knitting harmony, man!! Woooo!! --Hedgehog
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