Cotton in a dream means money, but less than that of wool. Carding cotton in a dream means scrutinizing one’s sins. Cotton in a dream also represents a year, and the cotton plant in a dream represents a humble man.
Dreams of cotton represent a desire to soften the rough edges of life. Cotton can symbolize that you have a gentle approach that is accessible, warm and fuzzy, huggable and cozy. See Cushion.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Psychologically, cotton represents protection—often excessive—that you receive from people who love you.
According to the way it appears, it’s meaning varies. So, cotton in the form of thread predicts career success; in bales, problems in family or business; and in branches, hypocritical behavior or even betrayals around you.
If you eat cotton candy a leisure trip is expected at short notice. Cotton fields indicate good times for business. It’s collection will bring richness and abundance to those who are engaged in these agricultural activities.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
(A professional craftsman who works at separating seeds from cotton.) In a dream, a cotton ginner represents a man of knowledge or a judge who settles disputes. He may also represent the person who mints money or one who separates the good metal from the bad ones, or he may represent a man with many wives and children.
(Also see Carder; Cotton; Cotton ginnery)... Islamic Dream Interpretation