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M1R / M1L: Make One Right / Left
A make one, abbreviated M1 in patterns, is an increase stitch. In some instances the slant of the increase does not matter, but, when it does, it's helpful to know how to make one left-slanting and how to make one right-slanting.
A make one right slanting is abbreviated M1R:
A make one left slanting is abbreviated M1L: