The Make One Towards Increase can be used whenever you pattern calls for a make one (M1) increase. Increases add stitches to your work and are used to shape your fabric. The Make One Towards increase is a neat and clean increase that is easy to create, but it does result in a small hole. This may be desirable as a decorative element.
- Step 1: Take your working yarn, and bend your index finger toward you. This should create a loop around your finger.
- Step 2: Insert the tip of your working needle into the back of the loop on your finger and release it onto the needle.
- Step 3: Knit the next stitch off your main needle.