The cables on this hat are staggered. Every other row, you are working a cable on 2 (opposite) sections of the hat, but just knitting all of the other cable sections.
The cables, then, make a diagonal swirl around the hat.
Set up round for cable pattern, k8, p2 10 times (this should be 12 (14) times).
First round of crown decreases stitch count should be 107 (125)