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(( Patterns )) How to tie #39449 - cupcake



This is a bracelet that I made up by carefully tweaking a pattern that was already posted.

You can find the original (icecream cone) pattern I based my pattern off of by searching for #4505

I didn't think the icecream cone made a good cupcake so I edited the pattern and adjusted some knots to flatten out the bottom and make it look more like a cupcake and less like an icecream cone.

NOTE: This is the first time(s) I've ever made this bracelet. I wasn't happy with the dark brown background but I also wasn't too happy with the light pink background. Sorry if you don't like how it came out- I don't like it much (because of the color choices) but a pattern is a pattern, right? They can always be improved on!

 The colors listed below are for the first [Pink Background] Version of the bracelet!
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There are 12 Strings total and you will be using 4 different colors.
1 = Pink (Background Color)noooooooooo
[Note: You may substitute with your own colors to customize your bracelet!]

You will need to cut 3 Pink, 1 White and 1 Brown 65" (inches) long

Fold the 65" strands in half and cut yourself two more strings half their length:
1 Red (about 33" inches)
1 Extra Pink (about 33" inches)

Tie all of your strands together (including the two short strands) by making an overhand knot.
You should now have a small loop and a total of 7 Pink, 1 red, 2 white and 2 brown strings.

Set Up Your Strings As Follows: 1 2 1 3 1 3 (middle point) 1 4 1 4 1 1

Though I labeled the middle point there will be no middle for this bracelet since it is in a 1 2 1 2 pattern style.
I only marked it as the (middle point) to help you guys organize your strands- you may also want to make a loom.
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You will be using MIXED KNOTS (FK/BK and BK/FK) ONLY to make this bracelet.
** Remember: For this bracelet you will be working with your strings as pairs.**
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IMPORTANT: For each EVEN row (2, 4, 6, 8 etc) you will be leaving out the FIRST and LAST strings.
[Tip: I will mark the rows that need the first and last string left out with an " "]

CUPCAKE PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS

ROW 1: Make FK/BK's across all of your strands

 ROW 2: Make BK/FK's across all the strands

ROW 3: Make 2 FK/BK's, Three BK/FK's and one more FK/BK

 ROW 4: Make 1 BK/FK then 4 FK/BK's

ROW 5: Make 1 FK/BK, 4 BK/FK's and one FK/BK

 ROW 6: Make FK/BK's across all of your strands

ROW 7: Make 1 FK/BK, 4 BK/FK's and one FK/BK

 ROW 8: Make 1 BK/FK and 4 FK/BK's

ROW 9: 2 FK/BK, 3 BK/FK's and one FK/BK

 ROW 10: Make BK/FK's across all the strands

ROW 11: Make 5 FK/BK's and one BK/FK

 ROW 12: Make BK/FK's across all of your strands

ROW 13: Make FK/BK's across all of your strands

 ROW 14: BK/FK across all the strands

ROW 15: FK/BK across all the strands

 ROW 16: BK/FK across all the strands

(Begin at ROW 1 again and continue to repeat for pattern.)
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Editors

The original author of this tutorial is BeyondBracelets but it was also edited by Stefan, Foz, RainbowDrop, ScruffyPup, Carrie, Kestrel, k_marie and kleinevos.

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