The Cancer Awareness Event has always been one that I feel the need to participate in. Cancer has personally touched my life several times with several people. With my fourth year participating, I'm honoring my aunt who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer.
About the Crochet Cancer Challenge
October is cancer awareness month and Sweet Potato 3 is hosting the Cancer Awareness Challenge another year. You can find more details on the challenge HERE.
By downloading the Kathy Beanie Crochet Pattern, you’re pledging to create at least one hat from the pattern to donate to cancer center or patient before the end of 2022. Spread the word and tag your project with #cancercrochetchallenge when posting on any social media! Shares are also greatly appreciated!
This beanie is created for Brain Cancer and uses grey yarn. Now through Monday, October 17th, 2022, get the PDF free with pledge!
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- Yarn: Andean Treasure shown in Finnley Heather, Mystery Heather, Fog Heather, and Embers Heather
- Hook: Furls Odyssey H 5.0mm (or hook to obtain gauge)
- Yarn Needle
- Measuring Tape
14 dc by 7 rows = 4”
- Ch(s): Chain(s)
- Sc: Single Crochet
- Esc: Extended Single Crochet
- YO: Yarn over
- *: Repeat according to instructions
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Esc: Insert hook into indicated space and pull up a loop, YO and pull through 1 loop, YO and pull through both loops on hook
Brain Cancer Beanie Crochet Pattern Instructions:
Magic Ring with Color A
R1: Ch 1, 8 esc in ring, join – 8 sts
R2: Ch 1, 2 esc in each st around, join – 16 sts
R3: Ch 1, esc in same, 2 esc in next, *esc in next, 2 esc in next, repeat from * around, join – 24 sts
R4: Ch 1, esc in same and next, 2 esc in next, *esc in next 2, 2 esc in next, repeat from * around, join – 32 sts
R5: Ch 1, esc in same and next 2, 2 esc in next, *esc in next 3, 2 esc in next, repeat from * around, join – 40 sts
R6: Ch 1, esc in same and next 3, 2 esc in next, *esc in next 4, 2 esc in next, repeat from * around, join – 48 sts
R7: Ch 1, esc in same and next 4, 2 esc in next, *esc in next 5, 2 esc in next, repeat from * around, join – 56 sts
R8: Ch 1, esc in same and next 5, 2 esc in next, *esc in next 6, 2 esc in next, repeat from * around, join – 64 sts
R9: Ch 1, esc in same and next 6, 2 esc in next, *esc in next 7, 2 esc in next, repeat from * around, join – 72 sts
R10: Ch 1, esc in each st around, join – 72 sts
R11-12: Repeat Rnd 10 with Color B
R13-15: Repeat Rnd 10 with Color C
R16: Repeat Rnd 10 with Color D
R17-18: Repeat Rnd 10 with Color A
R19-22: Repeat Rnd 10 with Color B
R23-24: Repeat Rnd 10 with Color C
R25: Repeat Rnd 10 with Color D
R26-27: With Color A, ch 1, sc in each st around, join - 72
Finish off and weave in ends.
Check out the other designs that were created for this cancer event.
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