When you pick up the strand for the M1, there is a diagonal strand on the front and a little loop at the back on the needle. It's a pain, but that's what you knit into.
Take a look at Amy's videos for a demo.
"Trust the pattern!"
Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana.
Hop aboard while we follow the cloud-covered van of knitting harmony, man!! Woooo!! --Hedgehog
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