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Error with M1L- fix from above or tink?

Y’all…I’ve been really proud of my knitting learning over the last 6 months. I’m currently making a jaunty beanie as a holiday gift for a nephew, and last night when doing the M1L just after the hat cuff I did three of them just right and one…well, I failed to pull it through properly so while I added a loop that’s all it is. The good news is that I saw it as I finished the row (which was where I was stopping for the night).
If I don’t want to tink back, is there an option to fix from above? I have a lack of excitement for tinking with the Lopi yarn.

Thanks in advance!

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A needle and sewing thread, or a splice of Lopi can close that loop!
I fix many uh-ohs this way…

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If you failed to create an actual stitch by not getting the yarn through the raised bar, you have inadvertently created a yarnover. Let the YO go, wiggle the nearby stitches to even out the looseness, and do the make one on the next row, soyour stitch count gets to what you need. It’s thevreverse of finding you missed a YO and coung it afterthought.

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And onother note…never rip an entire row to fix an issue in one spot. Get to the spot, release however many stitches—usually one or two—then redo as needed to fix, laddering back up to the row you are on.

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Are you working in the round?
If you have a yarnover where you meant to M1L, I think you can just twist that YO when you come to it and make it a stitch instead of a hole. You may want to knit it through the back of the loop.

Your yarnover might be joined to the stitches before and after it on the needle, or it could be a loop that you created when you picked up the running thread in the row below. The advice is the same. Twist the loop, knit it, and carry on.

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You can fix it from above. It may be a little tight but in my experience, that evens out with blocking.
Were you M1L by picking up the bar between stitches from the front and knitting into the back, or by knitting one into the stitch below?

Either way, when you get to that stitch again on the next row, using a crochet hook, go through your loop (twisting the loop if necessary to the way it’s mounted) and pick up the last bar between the stitches either side and pull through the loop. This is the strand that you would have knit your loop with and so you will have made the stitch that you should have made on the row below. Pass that stitch back to the left needle and work it again as for your current row using your working yarn. The stitch will be very tight but it will adjust itself better than a loose stitch, but the shaping will match the pattern

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Thank you all for such great advice and for helping me learn. I did manage to fix it and I’m really pleased with the hat (and just realized I should post a photo of it but I’m traveling without it right now).

Again, this newbie knitter is grateful! :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

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Just wanted to say hi to a fellow newbie, and so glad you have been able to fix your error on the run, and then move on! I don’t have any great techniques, but I can’t think of a single thing I have knitted so far that didn’t have errors in it.

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