Increase: M1R/M1L

May 28, 2017

M1R (make one right) and M1L (make one left) create subtle increases that lean directionally. They are simple to use and can be used in all kinds of knitting.

M1R

Step 1: Insert the left needle from the back under the yarn running between the two stitches.

Step 2: Knit into the front of this stitch.

M1L


Step 1: Insert the left needle from the front under the yarn running between the two stitches.


Step 2: Knit into the back of this stitch.