Crocheted Cancer Ribbon:
Materials used: Caron Simply Soft, H, J, or K hook, Yarn Needle (I prefer H hook with Caron SS)
Skill level: Easy
Row 1: sc in first 12 ch st. 2 sc in each of next 6 ch st. sc in last 12 ch st.
Row 2: ch 1. sc in first 12 st. For the next 12 st – Repeat: 2 sc in st, 1 sc in next st. 1 sc in each of remaining 12 st.
Row 3: ch 1. sc in first 12 st. For the next 18 st – Repeat: 2 sc in st, 1 sc in each next 2 st. 1 sc in each of remaining 12 st.
Before fastening off, do a round of slip stitches around the entire piece then fasten off.
Arrange the curved strip into the ribbon shape. Using a yarn needle and piece of yarn, sew the ribbon together where the “legs” cross. Weave in tails.
Finished ribbon is approximately 4 inches tall, 2.5-3 inches wide.
Please let me know if anything is not clear in the above pattern! Feel free to make as many ribbons as you like for personal use, gifts or for charity. Please do not copy/reproduce this pattern or pictures for your own monetary gain.
(c) copyright 2011 – Michelle Drenzek
Note: I have also used this same pattern using crochet thread (#10) and a #1/2.75mm hook. This makes the ribbon size 2 inches tall, 1.5-1.75 inches wide.