Butterfly Stole - Crochet Shawl
Free Crochet Stole Pattern

This free crochet pattern for a butterfly stole was originally published in the 1940s in The Famous Puritan Crochet Book. You will love it!

Follow the easy step-by-step instructions of this vintage crochet shawl pattern to crochet this classic butterfly stole. There is absolutely no charge for personal use of this crocheted shawl pattern.

Free Crochet Shawl Pattern:
Crochet a Butterfly Stole

Crochet Shawl - Butterfly Stole


REQUIRED MATERIALS

AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY
The Famous "PURITAN" CROCHET COTTON, Article 40
8 balls Turquoise or Color of your Choice OR
The Famous "PURITAN" STAR SPANGLED CROCHET COTTON, Article 40
14 balls Aqua Spangle or Color of your Choice
Steel Crochet Hook No. 0
60 Gold sequins, 74 Blue sequins or Colors of your Choice

NOTE(s)

Gauge: 6 s c = 1 inch.

STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS

Starting at neck edge ch 295, s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in each remaining st of ch, ch 1, turn.

2nd Row - Working in back loop of sts throughout and working in s c, increase 1 s c at beginning and end of row, ch 1, turn. Work should measure 51 inches.

Repeat the 2nd row until there arc 320 sts in row, ch 1, turn.

15th Row - Work even, ch 1, turn.

l6th Row - Decrease 1 s c at beginning and end of row, ch 1, turn. Repeat the last row until 8 sts remain, do not cut thread.

Work a row of s c around entire stole working 1 s c in each row on sides and 1 s c in each s c across top working 3 s c in each corner, cut thread.

Edge of Butterfly Stole

Attach thread at neck edge ch 5 and working down side, around lower edge and up opposite side, work 1 d c in each s c pulling up the d c about 5/8 inch and working 3 d c in each corner, do not work across neck edge (straight side), cut thread.

Next Row - Attach thread in 1st d c of previous row and work 1 s c in each d c, cut thread.

Butterfly for on Butterfly Stole

Large Wing: Ch 4, s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in each of the next 2 sts of ch, ch 1, turn.

2nd Row - Working through both loops of sts for entire butterfly, 2 s c in 1st s c, 1 s c in next s c, 2 s c in next s c, ch 1 to turn all rows.

Next 8 Rows - Increase 1 s c at beginning of each row (13 s c).

Work 4 rows even in s c.

Next 8 Rows - Decrease 1 s c at beginning of each row (to decrease: insert hook in 1st st, pull loop through, insert hook in next st, pull loop through, thread over and pull through all loops at one time).

Next Row - Skip 1st s c, s c in next s c, 1 d c in each of the next 2 s c, s c in next s c, without cutting thread work a row of s c around entire wing, cut thread.

Work another large wing in same manner.

Small Wing: Ch 2, 3 s c in 2nd st from hook, ch 1, turn. Next 6 Rows. Increase 1 s c at beginning of each row (9 s c). Work 3 rows even.

Next 2 Rows - Decrease 1 s c at beginning of each row.

Next Row - Skip 1 s c, s c in next s c, 1 d c in each of the next 4 s c, s c in next s c, without cutting thread work a row of s c around entire wing, cut thread.

Work another small wing in same manner.

Work 5 more butterflies in same manner.

Applique to stole as illustrated using 8 Gold sequins for body of each butterfly having large wings at top and small wings at lower edge.

Feelers - Cut 2 pieces of thread 3 1/2 inches in length for each butterfly. Sew to body of butterfly as illustrated.

Sew a Gold sequin in each end of feelers.

Sew 14 Blue sequins on wings of each butterfly arranging as desired.

This free crochet pattern for a butterfly stole was originally published in the 1940s in The Famous Puritan Crochet Book. You will love it!


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