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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
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To Be Read (Wishlist):
An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
Looking for Alaska by John Green
Paper Towns by John Green
13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher
The Divergent Series by Veronica Roth
Delirium by Lauren Oliver
The Cardturner by Louis Sachar
Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You by James Cameron
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
His Dark Materials by Phillip Pullman
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott

Crochet Ron Weasley Animal Crackers Hat

Love this. I’ll have to try to make one for my grandson — he LOVES everything to do with Harry Potter!

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Okay, so I’ve been meaning to put this pattern up ever since I finished my own hat and was glad I wrote things down as I worked. This pattern is untested, other than by my own hands, so if anyone using it has questions, they can send them to me on my Ravelry account, dontmakemeover. On to the pattern…

Yarn: DK weight yarn in olive green, white, gold, red, and black.

Hook: I used G, but since you’re doing a basic bucket increase for the crown it’s pretty easy to check gauge against your head.

Notes: Do not skip a stitch when ch 1, do when ch 2.

Sizing: Measurements for 22.5 in. head. Sizing starts out with basic bucket increase, so check against your own head. Chart pattern works if you stop at any even row. Still, numbers for size I made…

1. Start with green. Ch 2…

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Cancelled: Backstrom (TV Series 2015– ) – IMDb

Backstrom (2015) Poster

I just read that Backstrom is being cancelled.  That’s really too bad, because I thought it quite a good show.  The cast worked well together, and everyone seemed to be just hitting their stride.  Too bad NBC had this show up against Scandal and The Blacklist:  viewership may have had a chance to climb otherwise.

One partial season only (13).

Backstrom (2015)

TV Series  |  TV-14  |  44 min  |  Comedy, Crime, Drama

My rating: 7.5/10 | Overall ratings: 7.4/10 from 5,018 users

Reviews: 37 user | 6 critic

The Portland Police Bureau’s Elite Special Crimes Unit is led by Det. Lt. Everett Backstrom, an alcoholic and smoker who is in failing health, but takes on cases in special circumstances.

Creator: Hart Hanson

Stars: Rainn Wilson, Genevieve Angelson, Kristoffer Polaha

via Backstrom (TV Series 2015– ) – IMDb.