The Butterfly Stole
Materials Required: American Thread Company
The Famous "Puritan" Crochet Cotton, Article 40. 
8 balls Turquoise of 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. 

Gauge: 6 sc = 1 inch. 

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

2nd Row. Working in back loop of sts throughout and working in sc, increase 1 sc at beginning and end of row, ch 1, turn.  Work should measure 51 inches.  Repeat the 2nd row until there are 320 sts in row, ch 1, turn. 
15th row. Work even, ch 1, turn. 
16th row. Decrease 1 sc 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 sc around entire stole working 1 sc in each row on sides and 1 sc in each sc across top working 3 sc in each corner, cut thread.

EDGE: Attach thread at neck edge ch 5 and working down side, around lower edge and up opposite side, work 1 dc in each sc pulling up the dc about 5/8 inch and working 3 dc in each corner, do not work across neck edge (straight side), cut thread. 
Next Row. Attach thread in 1st dc of previous row and work 1 sc in each dc, cut thread. 

BUTTERFLY.  Large Wing: Ch 4 sc in 2nd st from hook, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts of ch, ch 1, turn
2nd Row.
Working through booth loops of sts for entire butterfly, 2 sc in 1st sc, 1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, ch 1 to turn all rows. 
Next 8 Rows. Increase 1 sc at beginning of each row (13 sc).   Work 4 rows even in sc. 
Next 8 Rows. Decrease 1 sc at beginning of each row (to decrease: insert hook in 1st st, pull loop through insert hook in next st, pull loop through, thread off and pull through all loops at one time)
Next Row. Skip 1st sc, sc in next sc, 1 dc in each of the next 2 sc, sc in next sc, without cutting thread work a row of sc around entire wing, cut thread.  Work another large wing in same manner.

Small Wing.  Ch 2, 3 sc in 2nd st from hook, ch 1 turn
Next 6 Rows.
Increase 1 sc at beginning of each row (9 sc) work 3 rows even.
Next 2 Rows.  Decrease 1 sc at beginning of each row.
Next Row.  Skip 1 sc, sc in next sc, 1 dc in each of the next 4 sc, sc in sc, without cutting thread work a row of sc 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 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 pattern was in "The Famous Puritan Crochet Book" Star Puritan Book NO. 114. There was no copyright date in the book nor could I find the copyright on the govt. copyright pages.  If you find this information incorrect please e-mail me right away to let me know.