Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-14-2008, 02:35 PM   #1
heatherg23
Knitting the Flap
 
heatherg23's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: South East Wisconsin
Posts: 393
Thanks: 68
Thanked 98 Times in 83 Posts
What is M1K
Is M1K an increase? I have never seen it written that way. The instructions are below...
Row 1 (RS): P2, (M1k, k1) twice, M1k, p2 9 sts.


Thanks
__________________
Knitting patterns and Videos
http://knitting2008.blogspot.com/

Crochet Patterns and Videos
http://crochetpatterns09.blogspot.com/
heatherg23 is offline   Reply With Quote

 

This advertising will not be shown to registered members. Join our free online community today!

Old 09-14-2008, 03:02 PM   #2
blueygh2
Turning the Heel
 
blueygh2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Somewhere in Europe
Posts: 729
Thanks: 37
Thanked 182 Times in 156 Posts
Yes, it's an increase. It means "make one, knit", as opposed to "make one, purl". You can do it as follows.

Pick up horizontal strand between stitch just worked and next stitch, place on LH needle, k this st.
__________________
The ways of Yarn are inscrutable.

I'm NOT a "miss", I'm a lady!
blueygh2 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to blueygh2 For This Useful Post:
heatherg23 (09-14-2008)
Old 09-14-2008, 03:15 PM   #3
heatherg23
Knitting the Flap
 
heatherg23's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: South East Wisconsin
Posts: 393
Thanks: 68
Thanked 98 Times in 83 Posts
Is it the same as M1A M1B M1L M1R?.......there are so many names for the 2 increases. Now there's M1P & M1K which i've never heard of.
__________________
Knitting patterns and Videos
http://knitting2008.blogspot.com/

Crochet Patterns and Videos
http://crochetpatterns09.blogspot.com/
heatherg23 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2008, 03:27 PM   #4
blueygh2
Turning the Heel
 
blueygh2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Somewhere in Europe
Posts: 729
Thanks: 37
Thanked 182 Times in 156 Posts
I think they are the same, the basic idea is to make one and knit it.
__________________
The ways of Yarn are inscrutable.

I'm NOT a "miss", I'm a lady!
blueygh2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2008, 07:21 PM   #5
MerigoldinWA
Grafting the Toe
 
MerigoldinWA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 5,143
Thanks: 1,177
Thanked 1,834 Times in 1,737 Posts
I guess they just wanted it to look a certain way and since the last stitch you did was a purl, you may have wondered if you were supposed to purl the M1, so they settled it by saying M1K.
__________________
MerigoldinWA is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to MerigoldinWA For This Useful Post:
heatherg23 (09-17-2008)
Old 09-14-2008, 08:57 PM   #6
threesmom
Turning the Heel
 
threesmom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: in a house, on a farm, in .....
Posts: 896
Thanks: 315
Thanked 331 Times in 277 Posts
I'm not sure about the M1A or B, but the M1R and L is for right and left. For the M1R, you pick up the horizontal strand with your left needle moving from back to front, and knit into the front of the stitch. With the M1R, you pick up the strand with your right needle, moving from back to front, and knit into the back of the stitch. I've used them to knit raglan increases on sweaters, and I think they lie a little neater, at least for me. Hope that helps!
__________________
Beth
"Every day, from here to there, funny things are everywhere."- Dr.Suess

Working on ... Central Park Hoodie, socks!, another baby blanket ...
Recent FOs ...baby blankets, v-neck sweater!, Nakiska headband, socks


I'm justbeth on

threesmom is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to threesmom For This Useful Post:
heatherg23 (09-17-2008), RuthieinMaryland (09-14-2008)
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:11 AM.