So, without further ado, here is my tutorial on lifted increases.
Right Lifted Increase (RLI)
Left Lifted Increase (LLI)
Why two rows down and not one? Because we are working into a stitch on the right needle; the stitch that was just worked. Try working into the stitch one row below the right needle, and you will see that it unravels.
If you like working the lifted increases, check out these patterns: