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Wrister stitch pattern from Home Work, published in 1891

Materials, Gauge and Size

These simple wristers can be knit in any size, using the yarn of your choice and needles to suit.

The original pattern was made using very fine yarn and needles but does not state exactly what they were.


Cast on a multiple of 10 stitches. The original pattern stated to cast on 100 stitches.

Every round: * k1, yo, k3, sl1 k2tog psso, k3, yo; repeat from * to the end of the round

Chart for knitting wristers from Home Work, published 1891

Repeat this round for the length desired, working in stripes of two or more colours if desired. Cast off.