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Thread: abour knitting

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    I am knitting a mini sweater the patterns says k1,m1.k1. what does m mean

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    looked this up (because I didn't know the answer and was curious)

    Great website:

    www.knittinghelp.com/videos/knitting-glossary

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    (k)nit 1, (m)ake 1 stitch (increase), (k)nit 1

    It means that you add a new stitch between the two knitted stitches. There are different methods of how to add a stitch. You don't want it to look like you have a hole in there.

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    Thank you. I have been knitting for yearsssss but never had that before. All it means is increase .

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    WOW!!! I would not have guessed that...but I am a real beginner, too :roll:

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    I learned to knit back in the 60's from a book.I knit every thing. mostly all over designs. But never saw the m1 stitch before. thanks to every one the sweater is now done.

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