Dreamcatchers are an important part of the culture of Native Americans and other Indigenous people groups. When traditionally made with a willow branch, dreamcatchers are made in a web-like pattern with beads, gems, and other items of significance to ward off unwanted spirits and help you find your way in your dreams.
There are so many beautiful crochet dreamcatcher patterns that you can make, but be sure to do your research from Indigenous sources to make sure you are showing the proper appreciation for the place dreamcatchers have in Native American culture and to avoid cultural appropriation.
Dreamcatchers are considered an open practice and Native Americans are very welcoming to outside cultures learning about their practices and showing appreciation and respect for them. Check here to learn the importance of appreciation over appropriation from an Indigenous source.
Hanging Dreamcatcher Crochet Patterns
Once you have done your research and understand the significance and importance of these beautiful and sacred items, you can make your own!
Here are 18 dreamcatcher crochet patterns you can use or get inspiration from when creating your own.
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Dreamcatcher Inspired Crochet Patterns
Dreamcatchers truly are stunning and many have been inspired by their beauty to include dreamcatcher vibes in crochet garments. Here's a roundup of some of the beautiful pieces that pay tribute to the sacred beauty of dreamcatcher.