Dream catchers have without doubt become very popular and they are now available in a wide range of styles and patterns. You can find crotchet dream catchers, woven or knotted dream catchers. Macrame is a textile making technique that relies largely on knotting rather than knitting or weaving. It is a French word that basically means knot as it is among the oldest art forms there is. Primary knots in this technique are square knots and hitching forms that can either be double half or full hitch.