this tutorial for an Ankars style brooch. Beautiful, isn't it? I thought I'd see if I could adapt the pattern to fit in with Diane's Basic Ice Drop pattern. I could, though it wasn't as easy as I supposed! Took me many hours. So that I don't forget what I did, I'm going to write it down here. I could also make a PDF pattern, if anyone else is interested.
Elana Ice Drop
Wind two shuttles CTM with 49 small beads on shuttle 1 and 11 beads on shuttle 2. I used a Starlit shuttle to for shuttle 1, as the beads filled an aero one up too quickly.
MB - move bead into position. SS swap shuttles. SR split ring, RW reverse work
Round 1 and 2 as for the Basic Ice Drop.
SR 1: put 1 bead on back of hand, using shuttle 1.
4MB4/4MB from shuttle thread of shuttle 2, 4, close.
Ch: using shuttle 2 as working shuttle: 6
R2: put 1 bead on back of hand
R3: 6+(picot on R2)6
R4: put 3 beads on back of hand
3+(same picot on R2)6,M3B, 6 - 3.
R5: 6+(picot on R4) 6
R6: put 1 bead on back of hand
3 + (same picot on R4) 4 MB, 7
Ch: 6 RW
R7: 4 + (picot on Round 1) 4 Cl, RW
R8: 7 + (beaded picot on R6) 4 - 3
R9: 6+ (picot on R8) 6
R10: put 3 beads on back of hand
3 + (same picot on R8) 6, M3B, 6 - 3
R11: 6 + (picot on R10) 6
R12: put 1 bead on back of hand
3 + (same picot on R10) 4, MB, 7
Ch 6 RW
R13: put 2 beads from shuttle 2 on the back of the hand
4 MB 4 + (base of ring in Round 2) 4 MB 4 RW
Repeat from *, joining last R12 to first R2, without bead on back of hand, and joining last ch to top of SR.