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Apache Tears pattern (c)
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Jun 23, 2013 12:27:19   #
judyr (a regular here)
 
http://sarahlondon.wordpress.com/2013/06/20/crochet-apache-tears-free-pattern/

This is a beautiful pattern.
 
Jun 23, 2013 12:35:44   #
mathwizard
 
Thank you for the link. It is beautiful! :)
Jun 23, 2013 12:36:29   #
yourmother306 (a regular here)
 
about how many stitches would you need to make a blanket?
what do you think?
Jun 23, 2013 12:39:26   #
Gail DSouza
 
This pattern is so beautiful!!
Thanks for sharing!
Jun 23, 2013 12:43:47   #
LadyBecket (a regular here)
 
This is so pretty, I've always wondered how they did that design! Thank you so much!!!
Jun 23, 2013 12:53:46   #
stitchntime
 
Haven't crocheted in a while...could be time to start again!
 
Jun 23, 2013 12:59:06   #
sibergirl
 
Wow! Gorgeous!
Jun 23, 2013 13:38:50   #
Juneperk
 
I love that pattern too. Looks something like my Shadow Reflections. Thank you.
Jun 23, 2013 15:47:11   #
skinny minnie (a regular here)
 
Love this pattern, also the stitches in the ones on the right side of site
Jun 23, 2013 16:39:16   #
judyr (a regular here)
 
Thank you ladies for your comments. Actually I found this pattern on Ravelry where you first click on Patterns. On the left hand side it says "Hot Right Now" and underneath it lists all the top 20, so I started looking and that is where I found Apache Tears pattern which led to the website. Talk about stumbling onto something so beautiful and instructive.
I am torn between KP and Ravelry. But such beautiful choices.
Jun 24, 2013 00:54:54   #
trisha2
 
I love it too. I looked up the term dtr and made a discovery...

Being English, I always thought I was doing British crochet when it comes to what is a double, and what is a treble etc. But I find I am not, I'm in the american camp. I guess that's because I was taught by my mum - a Canadian.

That aside, thank you for the link :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
 
Jun 24, 2013 06:22:45   #
kiwiannie (a regular here)
 
Absolutely beautiful,magnificent colors,only one problem I can't crochet that well. :thumbup: :thumbup:
Jun 24, 2013 06:44:13   #
3mom
 
judyr wrote:
Thank you ladies for your comments. Actually I found this pattern on Ravelry where you first click on Patterns. On the left hand side it says "Hot Right Now" and underneath it lists all the top 20, so I started looking and that is where I found Apache Tears pattern which led to the website. Talk about stumbling onto something so beautiful and instructive.
I am torn between KP and Ravelry. But such beautiful choices.


I am on both of them, and I think they have beautiful patterns, too!
Jun 24, 2013 07:27:37   #
momeee
 
It is lovely and compelling. If only I could crochet...
Jun 24, 2013 07:46:16   #
judyr (a regular here)
 
Ladies, ladies, ladies - how many times have you heard people say, if only I could knit??? Well if only I could crochet? There is only one hook in crochet. If you can learn all these complicated knitting stitches, you can crochet. Take my word for it - YOU CAN DO IT. Where is your spirit of adventure?

Several years ago (let's face it, it was a LOT of years ago), my home ec club asked me to teach crochet - this was when The Happy Hooker was out, so that was my nickname - the ladies learned how to crochet. Whether it went past the basics was up to them. All I know is they learned and enjoyed the meeting.
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