Increases between knit and purl stitches

Hello! I am working on a top down sweater with raglan increases. The pattern calls for the increases to be made on each side of a six stitch pattern: purl 2, knit 2, purl 2. The increases are knit M1R and M1L which means you have to make the increases between a knit and purl stitch. I am finding that my M1R is very loose while my M1L is very tight and causes the purl stitch before it to become almost non existent. Does anyone have any experience with something like this or any advice on how to tighten my M1R and loosen my M1L?

Welcome to KH!
What if you tried an increase like M1away:


or M1toward:

These aren’t as tight at the conventional M1 and may not have the same tension problems.

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