If a pattern says to slip a stitch, I do it purlwise unless told otherwise.
As for M1, pick up the stitch from front to back and knit into the back of it. (That's how I do it, anyway.)
"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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