After sharing an exercise about crocheting a dream catcher as a way to help you realize your artistic dreams, I just had to do a roundup of inspiration crochet dream catchers. Some of these are patterns or tutorials, others are just here to inspire you! These include many that are round, as is traditional, but also some in other motif shapes. They aren’t all strictly dream catchers but definitely inspired by both their design and the intention.
You may also like crochet inside embroidery hoops.
Round Crochet Dream Catchers
How to Crochet a Dreamcatcher, free pattern by Little Things Blogged, via CraftBits. This is a straightforward design that uses an embroidery hoop for the center and combines mixed media ribbons for the tassels that hang down. A beautiful color palette is shown here, but of course you could design your own in any style.
Hula hoop dream catcher free pattern from Naztazia, a great, large, mandala-inspired crochet pattern with bold colors. You could add ribbons, feathers or tassels to the bottom to give it the dream catcher design.
Crochet dream catcher free pattern from Amy’s Crochet Patterns … this one has crochet chains for tassels, which is a smart idea!
Grandma Perkins Magical Dream Catcher Frisbee, a free pattern offered as a download on Ravelry. It is made with removable tassels so it can be used as a Frisbee, which is certainly a unique way to use a dream catcher inspired design.
Easy crochet dream catcher tutorial from Caught on a Whim, with just a sprinkle of beads in the center to capture the light.
As you can see, any round crochet pattern can be fit inside of a frame to begin making a dream catcher. then you add tassels and other accessories. Beads, as seen here, are a great addition as well.
Two very different styles of crochet dream catchers by The Cosmic Crafter. The rainbow yarn tassels are inspiring, but I also love the mixed media green circle with a tree in the center. Of course, this is not a traditional dream catcher since it is open but it is a great art piece derived from that inspiration.
Crochet dreamcatcher posted on Instagram by @atnanasknee, which appears to no longer be an active account. I like the color choice here. And I also like how it is tightly closed in the center then more and more open as it works outward.
Gorgeous white and gold dream catcher by _marihohana on Instagram, also an account that seems to be inactive. I remember when I was young and first learned how to curl ribbon using the side of a pair of scissors; this makes me want to do that again to create dream catcher tassels!
These beautiful rainbow crochet dream catchers were made by artist Renate Kirkpatrick. She always does outstanding work and we can see that here in the mixture of sizes, colors, stitches and beads.
These dreamcatchers are made by Woolyana. You can make many dream catcher in the same style, different only in the colors of their feathers and beads.
Mini mandala crochet dream catcher by Tammy, a part of the Mandalas for Marinke project
Crochet Dream Catchers In Non-Traditional Motifs
Hexagon crochet dream catcher free pattern by Kat Goldin for Mollie Makes – a wall art hanging uses yarn tassels in place of feathers
Granny Square wall hanging with dream catcher inspiration – pattern for sale on Ravelry from Erin Black. I love how the yarn tassels on this one bring color to an otherwise white design.
This tasseled square dream catcher was made by Sweet Sharna. The tassels seem to be what ties many of the non-traditional shapes together, giving them that dream catcher feeling in a new way.