It isn't the M1 that falls off, it's the previous st (from the right hand needle) that slips off. It doesn't seem to unravel, or if it does (I'm just thinking of this now) it's only to a previous row, either 1 or 2 down, because it was a M1 before.
I guess my new question with this new information is, is there a way to re-do a M1 on a previous row? Yikes, probably not. At least now I'm more on the look out and have learned to check before getting a better grip on my working yarn to try again.
If I'd been doing this from the beginning, I wouldn't have this problem (and possible holes) right in the middle like this!! Oh well, live and learn.
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