I’ve long been fascinated by dreamcatchers, and still have one that I bought in Arizona over 10 years ago. I even made one as an embellishment to use on a scrapbook page! I finally decided to try my hand at making another for my wall this time, using my craft stash.

Make a Dreamcatcher with Baker's Twine

Supplies to Make Dreamcatchers:

  • A ring shape – mine is a piece of cardboard I have been holding on to. Other ideas are: an embroidery hoop, or a metal ring from a lamp shade
  • Baker’s Twine in brown
  • Four colors of yarn
  • Thin twine
  • Wooden beads

Make a Dreamcatcher by Francine Clouden for Make and Takes

Instructions

Start by wrapping the baker’s twine around the ring

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I went around the entire ring, leaving three gaps where I would later wrap the yarn.

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Now add  yarn in those three empty spots

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Tie the thin twine to the ring, and start wrapping around to form the “web” pattern

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Be sure to wrap twice around to secure the twine

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Add beads to the twine as you go.

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Use the last color of yarn to add a fringe by looping the yarn around

Make a Dreamcatcher with Yarn

Trim to even the ends.

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Make a hanging loop using a piece of twine and a bead

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I passed the doubled twine through the bead, knotting on both sides.

Now loop around the top

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Add beads to the fringe and hang!

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Sweet dreams!