Valerie's miracle scarf
Valerie, Max’s wife in The Princess Bride, has a rough job. She never knows when he’s going to want to whip up some weird miracle potion or some such, and so she’s constantly trying to come up with functional ways to arrange the shopping lists.
This scarf might be one. Included on the scarf are all the ingredients needed for the Miracle Pill that Max and Valerie make to bring Westley back from his mostly dead state.
This is also known as a “sampler” scarf. It has a dozen different blocks, each separated with seed stitch. The knitter will get some experience with simple eyelet and lace stitches, knit/purl motifs and patterns, and textural patterns involving slipped stitches, bobbles, etc. Techniques will be explained each time they are introduced—making this an excellent project for knitters looking for something more interesting than a one-stitch scarf. You’re welcome to mix and match the squares if you like—just don’t forget to include true love and the chocolate coating!