The Make One Left Increase (M1L)

Stitch Description

The Make One Left Increase (M1L) is the compliment to the Make One Right Increase (M1R). It is used to add stitches to your knitting and can be used any time a pattern calls for a Make One (M1) Increase. It is a mostly invisible increase that is clean and tight. This particular increase creates a right leaning stitch.

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Lion's Pride Woolspun

Woolspun, with an exquisite range of neutrals and vivid classic colors, will quickly become your go-to yarn. The 12-ply construction means that garments drape beautifully and afghans and warm weather accessories have a cushiony soft bounce to them. Sold exclusively at Michaels and LionBrand.com

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CLOVER TAKUMI BAMBOO NEEDLES

Takumi is light in weight with a warm natural touch. Bamboo is the ideal material for making knitting needles. The finest bamboo is used to manufacture knitting needles with accurate specifications. Each knitting needle is polished for smoothness. Practical bamboo improves with age, making these special Takumi Bamboo needles a long-lasting addition to your knitting bag.

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Stitch Details

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Beginner

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Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

  • Step 1: Take your main needle and going from in front, insert it under the strand between your two stitches, and lift up.
  • Step 2: With your working needle, insert your tip into the back loop of the newly formed stitch, and knit it off the needle.
  • Step 3: Knit the next stitch off your main needle.

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