How many stitches are on your needle? Have you made an i-cord before? If it's a 5 stitch i-cord it might just mean that you need to get enough stitches. Is it possible they want you to pick up from the spaces?
I can't see the actual pattern because there is too much signing in for it. I avoid those sites, but those guys are cute! If you need to you can post a pic. Link in my sig. If someone done else has done this please weigh in.
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