Is it knit in the round? If it is, you would knit the stitches as they appear, right to left on every row.
It looks like they're showing the pattern as it would appear when it faces you.
Does the chart have symbols or is it how you layed it out?
Symbols will often mean knit on the right side and purl on the wrong side, so the chart looks like the pattern, but the stitches are reversed.
Also, it it is knit flat, then the right side rows should be read from right to left and the wrong side rows from left to right.
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