lovely cap with six cabled pink ribbons, separated by mini cables that work their way all the way up to the crown and join in the center.



In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we present this hat that could easily be made in a different color to support various causes: red for AIDS/HIV, yellow for the troops, your choice!

Materials:
200yds (183m) of worsted weight yarn in the color of your choice
US #7/4.5mm 16in (41cm) circular needle
Set of US #7/4.5mm double-pointed needles
One stitch marker
Tapestry needle

Gauge:
20sts by 28rows = 4in (10cm) in stst

Finished Size:
Adult Small (Large) = 21 (23)in [53 (58)cm] in circumference

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Special Abbreviations:
FC3 = slip next 2 sts onto cable needle, hold in front, purl next st, knit sts from cable needle
BC3 = slip next st onto cable needle, hold in back, knit next 2 sts, purl st from cable needle
m1Lp = make 1 left purlwise - insert left needle from front to back under bar between next 2 sts, and purl this new stitch through the back loop
m1Rp = make 1 right purlwise - insert left needle from back to front under bar between next 2 sts, and purl this new stitch

This is the ribbon chart:
tricot-chart


Pattern:
CO 96 (108) sts on circ. Join to work in the round, being careful not to twist.
Rnds 1, 5, 8: [k2, p14 (16)] 6 times.
Rnds 2, 4, 6: knit.
Rnds 3, 7: [FC2, p14 (16)] 6 times.
Rnds 9-32 can be worked by inserting chart between mini cables (don't forget to twist the mini cables every four rnds) or from the written instructions below.
Rnds 9, 10: [k2, p1 (2), k2, p8, k2, p1 (2)] 6 times.
Rnd 11: [FC2, p1 (2), FC3, p6, BC3, p1 (2)] 6 times.
Rnd 12: [k2, p2 (3), k2, p6, k2, p2 (3)] 6 times.
Rnd 13: [k2, p2 (3), FC3, p4, BC3, p2 (3)] 6 times.
Rnd 14: [k2, p3 (4), k2, p4, k2, p3 (4)] 6 times.
Rnd 15: [FC2, p3 (4), FC3, p2, BC3, p3 (4)] 6 times.
Rnd 16: [k2, p4 (5), k2, p2, k2, p4 (5)] 6 times.
Rnd 17: [k2, p4 (5), FC3, BC3, p4 (5)] 6 times.
Rnd 18: [k2, p5 (6), k4, p5 (6)] 6 times.
Rnd 19: [FC2, p5 (6), FC4, p5 (6)] 6 times.
Rnd 20: [k2, p5 (6), k4, p5 (6)] 6 times.
Rnd 21: [k2, p4 (5), BC3, FC3, p4 (5)] 6 times.
Rnd 22: [k2, p4 (5), k2, p2, k2, p4 (5)] 6 times.
Rnd 23: [FC2, p3 (4), BC3, p2, FC3, p3 (4)] 6 times.
Rnds 24, 25, 26: [k2, p3 (4), k2, p4, k2, p3 (4)] 6 times.
Rnd 27: [FC2, p3 (4), FC3, p2, BC3, p3 (4)] 6 times.
Rnd 28: [k2, p4 (5), k2, p2, k2, p4 (5)] 6 times.
Rnd 29: [k2, p4 (5), FC3, BC3, p4 (5)] 6 times.
Rnd 30: [k2, p5 (6), k4, p5 (6)] 6 times.
Rnd 31: [FC2, p5 (6), m1Rp, ssk, k2tog, m1Lp, p5 (6)] 6 times.
Rnd 32: [k2, p6 (7), k2tog, m1Lp, p6 (7)] 6 times.

Small Size Only:
Rnd 33: [k2, p14] 5 times, k2, p7, pm to mark new beg of rnds.

Large Size Only:
Rnd 33: [k2, p16] 6 times.
Rnd 34: [k2, p16] 6 times.
Rnd 35: [FC2, p16] 5 times, FC2, p8, pm to mark new beg of rnds.

Crown Shaping:
Switch to dpns.
Rnd 1: [p6 (7), k2tog, k1, p7 (8)] 6 times - 90 (102) sts.
Rnd 2: [p6 (7), FC2 (k2), p7 (8)] 6 times.
Rnd 3: [p6 (7), k1, ssk, p6 (7)] 6 times - 84 (96) sts.
Rnd 4: [p6 (7), k2 (FC2), p6 (7)] 6 times.
Rnd 5: [p5 (6), k2tog, k1, p6 (7)] 6 times - 78 (90) sts.
Rnd 6: [p5 (6), FC2 (k2), p6 (7)] 6 times.
Rnd 7: [p5 (6), k1, ssk, p5 (6)] 6 times - 72 (84) sts.
Rnd 8: [p5 (6), k2 (FC2), p5 (6)] 6 times.
Rnd 9: [p4 (5), k2tog, k1, p5 (6)] 6 times - 66 (78) sts.
Rnd 10: [p4 (5), FC2 (k2), p5 (6)] 6 times.
Rnd 11: [p4 (5), k1, ssk, p4 (5)] 6 times - 60 (72) sts.
Rnd 12: [p4 (5), k2 (FC2), p4 (5)] 6 times.

Large Size Only:
Rnd 13: [p4, k2tog, k1, p5] 6 times - 66 sts.
Rnd 14: [p4, k2, p5] 6 times.
Rnd 15: [p4, k1, ssk, p4] 6 times - 60 sts.
Rnd 16: [p4, FC2, p4] 6 times.

Both Sizes:
Rnd 13 (17): [p3, k2tog, ssk, p3] 6 times - 48 sts.
Rnd 14 (18): [p3, FC2 (k2), p3] 6 times.
Rnd 15 (19): [p2, k2tog, ssk, p2] 6 times - 36 sts.
Rnd 16 (20): [p2, k2 (FC2), p2] 6 times.
Rnd 17 (21): [p1, k2tog, ssk, p1] 6 times - 24 sts.
Rnd 18 (22): [p1, FC2 (k2), p1] 6 times.
Rnd 19 (23): [k2tog, ssk] 6 times - 12 sts.
Rnd 20 (24): ssk 6 times - 6 sts.
Cut yarn and thread through rem loops using tapestry needle. Pull tight and tie off. Weave in ends.

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