Coolest Rubik’s Cube Tricks and Patterns – With Algorithms

When most people see a Rubik’s Cube, they probably see it in 1 of 2 states: either all scrambled up or solved. However, there are numerous other patterns you can put your Rubik’s Cube in. Let’s take a look at some of our favorite tricks and patterns!


The Checkerboard

This is one of the easiest and more widely known patterns, but it’s one of the best.

ALG: F B2 R’ D2 B R U D’ R L’ D’ F’ R2 D F2 B’


The Flower

Another classic pattern. Simple but impressive to any non-cuber

ALG: F F B B U D’ L L R R U D’


The Cross

A simple but cool looking pattern.

ALG: U F B’ L2 U2 L2 F’ B U2 L2 U


Cube in a Cube

This is a wild one that creates one of the coolest illusions. Using this algorithm on higher order cubes can create additional cubes within cubes patterns as well.

ALG: F L F U’ R U F2 L2 U’ L’ B D’ B’ L2 U


Cube in a Cube in a Cube

This is our all-time favorite pattern for the Rubik’s Cube. It’s very clean looking and is sure to impress anyone you show it to!

ALG: U’ L’ U’ F’ R2 B’ R F U B2 U B’ L U’ F U R F’


What pattern is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!

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