Introduction: How to Make One Stitch in Knitting
Have you ever heard or seen the knitting stitch m1? Did you wonder what on earth it meant?! If so, let me tell you, it is so easy…you’ll be doing it in less than 5 minutes after watching this! Or, you can follow the photos below!
M1 is an increasing stitch, and simply means to make one stitch. You are creating a new stitch that didn’t exist before!
Pattern following will become SO much easier for you, allowing you to create so many more projects…and buy more yarn!
So here we go!
Step 1: Locate the Strand That Runs Horizontally Between Your Two Needles
Step 2: Going in Through the Front, Insert Your Right Needle Under the Horizontal Strand
Step 3: Lift the Horizontal Strand With Your Right Needle
Step 4: Place Strand Onto Left Needle
Step 5: This Is What Your Strand Will Look Like When It Is First Placed Onto Left Needle
Step 6: You Will Insert Your Right Needle Through the Back of the Loop
Step 7: Knit As You Would a Regular Knit Stitch
Step 8: This Is What Your Finished M1 Will Look Like!
Have fun trying out this new stitch, and don’t worry if you can’t get it the first time…just keep practicing and you’ll get the hang of it!