Crochet refers to the style or manner in which the article was created. Crocheted items are made by looping thread with a hooked needle. The end result appears as interlocking loops of fabric, that are tightly pulled together. Crochet is often used on ponchos or knit boots.
Platform describes footwear with raised, thick soles of at least one and a half inches in height. Platform soles are often made of cork, plastic, rubber or wood and are generally worn for fashion or to add height.