Ribbing

I am working with ribbing the patten wants increasing do I count the new stitch as knit 2 or do I knit the 3rd stitch as the knit 2

Work it as if the pattern is continuing. So if you have

. kkppkkpp and you’ve increased on each edge, you’d have
.pkkppkkppk and grow to
ppkkppkkppkk

See?