M1R / M1L

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

M1R step 1
Step 1: Insert the left needle from the back under the yarn running between the two stitches.
M1R step 2
Step 2: Knit into the front of this stitch.

M1L

M1L step 1Step 1: Insert the left needle from the front under the yarn running between the two stitches.
m1L step 2Step 2: Knit into the back of this stitch.

One thought on “M1R / M1L

  1. Marjorie Carr

    Many many thanks for your help. Will have to continue as I started. The old way yarn over needle.
    But I have got copy of what you said,,, always ready and willing to learn..
    Many many thanks.. Marjorie Carr X X X X

Comments are closed.