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Make One Increase

make one m1
M1 increase    
The make one increase is made between two stitches and is practically invisible. This one slants to the right on the knit side.    
knit side
M1 increase M1 increase  
1. Insert the left needle from back to front into the horizontal strand between the last stitch worked and the next stitch on the left needle. 2. Knit this strand through the front loop to twist the stitch.  
purl side
M1 increase    
To make the increase on the purl side, insert the left needle from back to front into the horizontal strand and purl it through the front loop.    

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