Motif. Whether you are brand new to crochet or an
experienced crocheter, you have probably heard and likely used the term. As I
was watching Kristin Omdahl's workshop video Innovative
Crochet: Motifs, I was struck by the versatility of this crochet design.
First I asked myself, "What is a motif?" Translated from a dictionary explanation to my own words, a motif is a repeated structure or
recurring theme. Together, motifs create a striking structure that is larger than the sum of the motifs.
Kristin Omdahl loves to design
with motifs as you can see in the Forest Flower Pullover at left. In her
video Kristin even walks you through the creation of one of these