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|Number of cells||176|
|Discovered by|| Hartmut Holzwart|
|Year of discovery||1992|
Wickstretcher 1 is the first explicitly constructed wickstretcher. Its front end was constructed by Hartmut Holzwart and its back end was constructed by Dean Hickerson. It was found in October 1992. On November 25, 2003 Paul Tooke found a slightly smaller antstretcher.
- Jason Summers' jslife pattern collection.
- Wickstretcher 1 at the Life Lexicon