How To Make A Crochet Dreamcatcher

Dreamcatchers are said to act as dream filters, allowing only good dreams to reach the sleeper! Try making this easy crochet dreamcatcher and put it to the test! Sweet dreams!

What you need

Embroidery hoop 10 cm diameter
Worsted weight yarn (I used white)
4.00 mm & 4.5 mm (G/6 & 7 hook)
Tapestry needle
White thread
Decorative items (beads, fabric scraps, ribbon, lace, cords, yarn)

Instructions

Hoop

First take aside your hoop; we will be needing only the inner hoop. Using white yarn and 4.5mm (US. 7) hook, sc around the hoop, ss, to the first sc, to join. Ch 60 and ss, to joining st, to create the hanger. Fasten off.Doily

Using white and 4.00 mm hook (US G/6) Start with a magic ring or ch 4 and ss, to first ch to form a ring. Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 11 dc into magic loop/ or ch 4 ring. Slip into 3rd chain of beginning ch 3. (12 sts).

Doily

Using white and 4.00 mm hook (US G/6) Start with a magic ring or ch 4 and ss, to first ch to form a ring. Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 11 dc into magic loop/ or ch 4 ring. Slip into 3rd chain of beginning ch 3. (12 sts).

Rnd 2: Ch 5 (counts as dc, ch 2). (Dc, ch 2) in each stitch around. Slip into 3rd chain of beginning ch 5. (12 dc and 12 loops)

Rnd 3: Slip into ch 2 space. *(Dc, ch 2) twice into ch 2 space. Dc, ch 2 in next ch 2 space. Repeat from * around. Slip into first dc. Bind off. (18 dc and 18 loops)

Rnd 4: Sl st in ch-1 sp, ch 1, sc in same sp, ch 6, [sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 6] around; join with sl st to first sc. (18 sc and 18 ch-6 sps)

Rnd 5: Sl st in ch-1 sp, ch 1, sc in same sp, ch 7, [sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 7] around; join with sl st to first sc. (18 sc and 18 ch-6 sps)

Fasten off.

If your hoop is smaller just work fewer Rounds. If it is larger repeat Round 5, but increase the number of working chains in each Round. For example Round 6 would be: [sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 8] around.

Assembly:

Using your tapestry needle sew the doily on the hoop. Alternatively use some white thread and tie the edges of the doily to the hoop with thread.

Make up:

Gather all your decorative items, lace ribbon etc. and start tying to the bottom of your dreamcatcher. Using yarn make a long chain and tie to the bottom of your dreamcatcher. If desired add beads, or feathers.

That’s it! Enjoy your dreamcatcher!

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