Originally Posted by pauliewa
I just learned a few of the atw patterns and am confused by this. Anyone care to enlighten me? The ss does 3rd cross, long side main, to bottom cross, then ties off? Long side does the rest?
In this case it's not a reference to any atw pattern, ss, or ls; it's just the way that the lowest crosses are done. The 3rd cross is done, then the bottom cross (skipping the 2nd cross), and last of all the 2nd cross before tying off.