Wrister Pattern

Edge of the Wrister Pattern from the Ladies' Guide to to Elegant Lace Patterns, Etc 1884. Updated versions of the edging, quilt and tidy patterns from the book can be found at http://www.knitting-and.com/ladies-guide/index.html

Note: Some of the yarn overs are actually double yarn overs. You will need to see the pattern on Knitting-and.com for clarification and how to knit the rest of the wrister.

Shown with a cast-on count of 6 stitches.   Getting chart...

  • Row 1 (RS): Sl1 wyib, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, p2tog (8 sts).
  • Row 2: Yo, p2tog, k1, p3, k2.
  • Row 3: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, yo, p2tog (10 sts).
  • Row 4: Yo, p2tog, k1, p5, k2.
  • Row 5: Sl1 wyib, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, yo, p2tog (12 sts).
  • Row 6: Yo, p2tog, k1, p7, k2.
  • Row 7: Sl1 wyib, k4, yo, k1, yo, k4, yo, p2tog (14 sts).
  • Row 8: Yo, p2tog, k1, p2tog, p7, k2 (13 sts).
  • Row 9: Sl1 wyib, k1, ssk, k7, yo, p2tog (12 sts).
  • Row 10: Yo, p2tog, k1, p2tog, p5, k2 (11 sts).
  • Row 11: Sl1 wyib, k1, ssk, k5, yo, p2tog (10 sts).
  • Row 12: Yo, p2tog, k1, p2tog, p3, k2 (9 sts).
  • Row 13: Sl1 wyib, k1, ssk, k3, yo, p2tog (8 sts).
  • Row 14: Yo, p2tog, k1, p2tog, p1, k2 (7 sts).
  • Row 15: Sl1 wyib, k1, ssk, k1, yo, p2tog (6 sts).
  • Row 16: Yo, p2tog, p2, k2.