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Dreamcatchers Making

From WIKI:
In some Native American and First Nations cultures, a dreamcatcher (Ojibwe: asabikeshiinh, the inanimate form of the word for ‘spider’)[1] is a handmade willow hoop, on which is woven a net or web. It may also be decorated with sacred items such as certain feathers or beads. Traditionally, dreamcatchers are hung over a cradle or bed as protection.[2] It originates in Anishinaabe culture as “the spider web charm” – asubakacin ‘net-like’ (White Earth Nation); bwaajige ngwaagan ‘dream snare’ (Curve Lake First Nation)[3] – a hoop with woven string or sinew meant to replicate a spider’s web, used as a protective charm for infants.[2]

Dreamcatchers were adopted in the Pan-Indian Movement of the 1960s and 1970s and gained popularity as a widely marketed “Native crafts items” in the 1980s.[4]

Charity Drive for Multiple Myeloma Ireland during the months October to December 2022
50% of proceeds from sales in the Category will go to the Charity
In addition, 1% of all sales during these months will be donated by Yarn Haus to the charity as well.
We chose this Charity, as one of our amazing artists, Sarrah Ali has been diagnosed with this chronic cancer few years back and has been fighting it since. Sarrah embroidery art is available to purchase on our website and 50% of proceeds will go to the charity
Please consider participating
Thank You

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