Hi Friends! I needed to reference the Make 1 Right (M1R) & Make 1 Left (M1L) in one of my patterns. So when I went to go look for a video tutorial, I noticed I had a really old one on my YouTube channel. So, I decided that it was time to update this video!
When a pattern indicates to just "m1", the Right or Left doesn't matter in the pattern so you can chose whatever you'd like.
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Make 1 Right (M1R)
The M1R is a right leaning increase this means that your stitches will lean towards the right.
Step 1: Take your left hand (LH) needle and pick up the top horizontal bar that is between your stitches. You want to do this by placing your LH needle behind your work and picking up that bar from the back.
Step 2: Knit the stitch that you just picked up through the front loop.
Make 1 Left (M1L)
The M1L is a left leaning increase this means that your stitches will lean towards the left.
Step 1: Take your left hand (LH) needle and pick up the top horizontal bar that is between your stitches. You want to do this by placing your LH needle in front your work and picking up that bar from the front.
Step 2: Knit the stitch that you just picked up through the back loop.
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