Speed cube patterns
Speed cubes are not just for speedsolving you can also create cool patterns on them. There are tons of great speed cube patterns out there. We have put together a selection of patterns for the 3x3 speed cube. On this page, you will find 12 simple and slightly more complicated speed cube patterns.
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Under Speed Cube Notation, you can learn how to read the algorithms correctly. You will need this understanding of notations to create patterns on your cube.
Patterns for 3x3 speed cubesAlways start with a solved speed cube. If you would like to undo the speed cube pattern, simply retrace each step in reverse order and turn in the opposite direction. In the beginning, we recommend you start with the simpler speed cube patterns.
The easy CheckerboardU2 D2 F2 B2 L2 R2 or, if you only want to use the middle layers: M2 E2 S2
FlowerR2 D2 R2 U2 R2 F2 U2 D2 F2 U2
Six-SpotsE S E' S' U D' R L' F B' U D'
DeckerboardU D R L' F' B U D' R2 U R2 L2 D2 F2 B2 D
4 crossesU2 R2 L2 F2 B2 D2 L2 R2 F2 B2
Cube in a cubeF L F U' R U F2 L2 U' L' B D'
ViaductR2 U2 L2 D B2 L2 B2 R2 D' U L' D F' U' R2 F' U B2 U2 R'
SpiralL' B' D U R U' R' D2 R2 D L D' L' R' F U
QuoteU2 F2 D2 B2 R2 U2 B2 R2 U2 R2
Gift BoxU B2 R2 B2 L2 F2 R2 D' F2 L2 B F' L F2 D U' R2 F' L' R'
SlashR L F B R L F B R L F B
The SuperflipU R2 F B R B2 R U2 L B2 R U' D' R2 F R' L B2 U2 F2
Patterns for other combination puzzlesAre the patterns for the 3x3 speed cube no longer a challenge for you? There are patterns for other twisty puzzles too. How about putting patterns on your Pyraminx or Megaminx? As a little bonus for you, we have a popular pattern for each:
Star pattern for the Megaminx(BR2' R2 BR' U BR R2' BR' U2' BR' U' BR2 R2 U' R2' BR2' L2 BL2 R2 U2 BL2' L2' U2 R2' U' L2 BL2 U' BL2' U2 L2' BL2 U2' L2 U2' L2')
F2 R2 U2' R2' F2' U2' BL2' R2 F2 U2' F2' U2' R2' F2 U2' F2' R2 U2' R2' U I2 D2 I2' BF2' I2 BF2 D' BF2' I2' BF2 I2 D' I2'