I found this glorious book, full of crochet motif patterns, at my local Barnes and Nobles and couldn’t resist buying it.

1. The cover is GORGEOUS! I think that sold me!
2. The instructions are shown in written form and visual/chart form.
3. It is loaded with full-color pictures and inspirational ideas of how to use your motifs!!

I created one of the patterns, using some shimmery light fingering weight yarn that I’m testing out (to see if I want to sell it… I think I will!!) and some of my sock yarn, currently in my etsy store, but custom-dyed for these motifs.

crochet motif pattern instructions step by step

crochet motif patterns sunflowers

I put it on Instagram (awesome app, if you have an iPhone!!)and Facebook and had several people mention it looks like sunflowers!! I hadn’t even thought of that, but it’s true! Here is a picture of a sunflower with a bee I took and edited and yes, indeedy, they match pretty closely!!

crochet flower motif inspiration sunflower with bee

So there ya have it. If you are looking for great crochet motif patterns, check out this book:

Beyond-the-Square Crochet Motifs: 144 circles, hexagons, triangles, squares, and other unexpected shapes
by Edie Eckman.

You’ll love it!!

And for today, here’s a quote to inspire you!

“Every artist was first an amateur.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

So let’s get out there and create something today!!

Joy, Peace, Love!

Happy Crafting!

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