The skirt is supposed to be worn with the purl side outwards as shown here:
I also took a picture of it inside out, with the knit side on the outside, just so you can see what that looks like:
So it's coming right along. I was hoping to get more done when I went to the New Wave Cafe earlier, but I left my bag of stitch markers at home, so I couldn't do much, alas! But tomorrow (Wednesday) is SnB, so I hope to get a lot done there -- provided I don't forget any vital tools at home again.