Learning stitches is always a good thing. Some newbies want to jump straight to hat crocheting, jacket crocheting and alike. There is a misconception that the stitch tutorials is something that you can learn from some time later.
In reality the opposite is true. You have to know certain stitches in order to crochet original, unique and beautiful project. The best projects out there are made using stitch knowledge only.
Today we are going to learn to crochet a braided cable stitch. Imagine how beautiful your project may become if you use this stich within them. For instance, I believe a very beautiful beanie can be made with the usage of this stitch.