Apache Tears Blanket – Ideas and Free Crochet Patterns

Hello handmade lovers, welcome to the new edition of our crochet academy, it’s Apache Tears stitch day! Today we are talking about a very unique stitch, one you might have heard of somewhere already. Have you? No? Let us introduce it then! Dense, original, hypnotizing. These are the words that come to mind when you think about it. If you want to start learning from scratch, scroll down and we will take you to the tutorial for beginners. If you are looking for inspiration and new projects, go to this amazing selection of Apache Tears Crochet Ideas created by Crochetpedia, our beloved sister site. Check out the free patterns under the links below and follow us on Facebook Fanpage and Pinterest for more creative ideas!


If you need more inspiration, check out our collections of Alpine Stitch Free Tutorial and Beautiful Waffle Stitch Ideas.

Apache Tears Stitch Free Tutorial

Super playful, eye-catching, and not that hard to learn! The one and only apache tears stitch will surely amaze you with all its fabulous characteristics. If you have never tried it before, this is the perfect place to start your adventure.

Level: beginner Author: Crochet Lovers

The photos are on Crochetpedia. The original video tutorial is on Youtube.

Apache Tears Blanket Idea

Have we mentioned that our favorite stitch is perfect for all kinds of blankets and afghans? Obviously, how couldn’t it be? Go crazy with the colors, adjust the stitch density and the size, and create the handmade piece you have always wanted on your sofa. So simple!

Level: beginner Author: MariaLaLarga

The photos are on @maria.la.larga’s Instagram

Apache Tears Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

This classic design is so popular among crocheters, and we know why! Apache Tears Blanket uses an interesting zig-zag technique that looks really amazing in many different colors. It requires some experience, but once you grasp the idea, it’s a true pleasure.

Level: intermediate Author: Sarah London

The original pattern and the photos are on Sarah London. More info on Ravelry.

Apache Tears Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

Who has already tried apache tears? This stitch is certainly among our favorites! We promise that if you give it a go, you will soon feel the same. All thanks to this awesome pattern by Sarah London! Are you thinking about the colors already?

Level: intermediate Author: Sarah London

The original pattern is on Sarah London. Info about this version and the photos are on Ravelry.

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