Knitting & Crocheting Glossary: M
make 1; m1: A knitting increase in which you create a new, separate stitch between 2 stitches that are already on the needle.
marled: A type of plied yarn in which the plies are different colors.
mattress: A type of knitting stitch that creates a practically invisible and nicely flexible seam for joining pieces side by side.
MC: A crocheting and knitting stitch pattern abbreviation for main color, used in multicolored patterns.
mohair: A fuzzy yarn made from the long, silky hair of the Angora goat, often mixed with other fibers.
mosaic: A knitting pattern of repeating geometric shapes.
moss: A knitting stitch that's an elongated version of seed stitch, in which you work 2 rows of the same sequence of knits and purls, then alternate them.
motif: A crocheting or knitting design with a repeating figure or shape.