Gothic Stole Pattern

Gothic stole pattern comes with full instructions as well as the pattern to make a fully lined Gothic stole.

The finished stole is approximately 89 inches in total length.

Not sure how to make a Gothic stole? While it's not complicated to make a Gothic stole, there are some tips and techniques you will need to follow to make a professional-looking stole. Click here to see how a stole is made.

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What You Will Need...

For this pattern, you will also need:

  • One and a half yards of vestment fabric
  • One and a half yards of matching satin
  • One 20" x 50" piece of canvas
  • Matching polyester/cotton thread
  • One yard of gold fringe
  • Two 2-inch, gold embroidered crosses
  • One 1-inch, gold embroidered cross

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Did You Know...

The word stole got its origin from the Latin word stola which means napkin. It was typically worn by servants and used to wipe the vessels that contained the bread and wine. Priests starting wearing the liturgical stole all the time, even when traveling, so they would be recognized as priests.

It wasn't until the seventh century that stoles began to be decorated with elaborate embroidery. By the thirteenth century, many of the stoles were extremely beautiful.


It was during the reign of King Henry III that the church went through a backlash and the vestments became more simplistic. That's when Gothic vestments - vestments that were considered more sober and dignified - appeared on the scene.

When Mass is celebrated and for Stations of the Cross, the priest will wear his stole over his alb, but under the chasuble.

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