The cabled beanie is crocheted entirely in slip stitches. The beanie is worked from the rim upwards, starting with the braid.
The pattern features written instructions and extensive tutorials for all stitches (front loop only slip stitch and back loop only slip stitch) and all techniques, with detailed step-by-step photos.
size: ca. 57 cm in diameter
skill level: medium
skills needed: how to make a chain
skills learned: * basic slip stitches, i.e. front loop only slip stitch and back loop only slip stitch * invisible decreases * a continuous five-stranded braid
yarn: 45 g Hedgehog Fibers Yak
hooks: 3.75 mm and 4 mm (US sizes F and G)
also needed: * darning needle for seaming and sewing in ends * knitting needle or Tunisian hook for fixating the braid
The pattern is written in English.
Special thanks to Waldmaus for proofreading and for suggesting the name!