What is a right lifted increase in knitting?

The RLI, or right lifted increase, is a single increase that creates two stitches from one. To work it, insert your right-hand needle into the stitch below the first stitch on your left-hand needle from back to front. Lift just this stitch and place it, untwisted, onto your left-hand needle.

What does LLI mean in knitting?

LLI (Left Lifted Increase): Lift the left leg of the stitch 2 rows below the stitch on right-hand needle onto left-hand needle and knit it through the back loop. [

What is a left-leaning increase in knitting?

A left-leaning bar increase is just a good old KFB, knit front and back. To work this increase, knit a stitch but don’t let it drop off the left needle. Instead, knit into the back loop of the same stitch and then drop it off. The stitch you knitted first is on the right and the ‘bar’ on the left.

What is a lifted increase?

Lifted increases, also known as raised increases, are created by picking up a loop from a previously created stitch in the row. Lifted increases are subtle and easy to work, making them a great choice for increasing invisibly.

What is the most invisible increase in knitting?

Definitely Knit Left loop (KLL) and Knit Right Loop (KRL). These lifted increases make use of the stitches two rows below the current row and are, by far, the most invisible increases I know.

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What is a right-leaning decrease?

The right-side decrease is a KRPR, which means “knit-return-pass-return.” What you do is knit 1 and replace it on the left-hand needle, pass the next stitch over and then pass the stitch back to the right hand needle by slipping it purlwise.

What is the difference between M1L and M1R?

Both the M1R and M1L are techniques that will increase your knitting by one stitch. The only difference is the direction of the increase. The M1R slants to the right, while the M1L slants to the left.