Controversial Books for EVFAC

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

Standard Deviation Average Rating Your Rating Title
1.203 3.45 Nicky Epstein's Knitting on Top of the World by Nicky Epstein
1.178 3.81 Knitting Out of Africa: Inspired Sweater Designs by Marianne Isager
1.169 3.94 Handknitting With Meg Swansen by Meg Swansen
1.135 3.7 Museum of Kitschy Stitches: A Gallery of Notorious Knits by Stitchy McYarnpants
1.111 3.73 Knitting School: A Complete Course by RCS LIBRI
1.106 3.83 Kaffe Fassett's Pattern Library by Kaffe Fassett
1.098 3.46 Knitting The New Classics: 60 Exquisite Sweaters From The Studios Of Classic Elite by Kristin Nicholas
1.075 3.95 Wild Color, Revised and Updated Edition: The Complete Guide to Making and Using Natural Dyes by Jenny Dean
1.042 3.93 Baby Knits for Beginners by Debbie Bliss
1.035 3.93 Gossamer Webs: The History and Techniques of Orenburg Lace Shawls by Galina Khmeleva
1.023 3.95 Glorious Colour by Kaffe Fassett
1.017 4.2 The Weaving, Spinning, and Dyeing Book by Rachel Brown
1.001 3.93 The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It by Michael E. Gerber
0.994 4.11 The Complete Book of Knitting by Barbara Abbey
0.991 3.6 Modular Knits: New Techniques for Today's Knitters by Iris Schreier
0.982 3.7 Socks Socks Socks: 70 Winning Patterns From Knitter's Magazine Sock Contest by Elaine Rowley
0.97 3.58 Collage Unleashed by Traci Bautista
0.969 3.24 The Devil's Cloth: A History of Stripes by Michel Pastoureau
0.962 4.05 Interaction of Color by Josef Albers
0.958 3.67 Folk Mittens by Marcia Lewandowski
0.956 3.79 Vogue Sewing by Butterick Company
0.954 3.48 Costume and Fashion: A Concise History by James Laver
0.953 4.03 Foxfire 2: Ghost Stories, Spring Wild Plant Foods, Spinning and Weaving, Midwifing, Burial Customs, Corn Shuckin's, Wagon Making and More Affairs of Plain Living by Eliot Wigginton
0.937 4.09 Knitted Tams by Mary Rowe
0.936 3.93 Kaffe's Classics: 25 Favorite Knitting Patterns for Sweaters, Jackets, Vests and More by Kaffe Fassett
0.934 4.12 Cut My Cote by Dorothy K. Burnham
0.933 4.02 Mary Thomas's Book of Knitting Patterns by Mary Thomas
0.931 4.16 The Complete Encyclopedia of Needlework by Thérèse de Dillmont
0.931 4.08 Glorious Knits by Kaffe Fassett
0.93 3.74 Hands on Spinning by Lee Raven
0.929 3.95 Traditional Knitted Lace Shawls by Martha Waterman
0.923 3.35 The Complete Idiot's Guide to Knitting and Crocheting by Gail Diven
0.919 4.27 Stahman's Shawls and Scarves: Lace Faroese-Shaped Shawls from the Neck Down & Seamen's Scarves by Myrna A. I. Stahman
0.917 4.18 The Complete Encyclopedia of Stitchery by Mildred Graves Ryan
0.914 3.76 Simple Socks: Plain and Fancy by Priscilla Gibson-Roberts
0.909 4.02 Knitting on the Road: Sock Patterns for the Traveling Knitter by Nancy Bush
0.908 3.92 Selling the Invisible: A Field Guide to Modern Marketing by Harry Beckwith
0.907 4.2 Mary Thomas's Knitting Book by Mary Thomas
0.899 4.16 Dear Jane: the Two Hundred Twenty-five Patterns from the 1863 Jane A. Stickle Quilt by Brenda Manges Papadakis
0.893 3.84 Folk Bags by Vicki Square
0.89 4.11 The New Knitting Stitch Library: Over 300 Traditional and Innovative Stitch Patterns Illustrated in Color and Explained by Lesley Stanfield
0.885 4.05 Reader's Digest Complete Guide to Sewing by Editors of Readers Digest
0.884 4.22 The Knitter's Book of Finishing Techniques by Nancie M. Wiseman
0.884 4.43 Mosaic Knitting by Barbara G. Walker
0.883 3.93 Socks Soar on Two Circular Needles: a Manual of Elegant Knitting Techniques and Patterns by Cat Bordhi
0.883 3.99 Teach Yourself Visually Handspinning by Judith MacKenzie McCuin
0.883 4.23 Glorious Needlepoint by Kaffe Fassett
0.881 3.29 Vogue Knitting: Very Easy Knits: The Best of Very Easy Very Vogue by Trisha Malcolm
0.881 4.29 Knitting in the Nordic Tradition by Vibeke Lind
0.88 4.05 220 Aran Stitches and Patterns: Volume 5 (The Harmony Guides) by The Harmony Guides
0.879 4.03 440 More Knitting Stitches: Volume 3 by The Harmony Guides
0.878 3.8 Stitch 'n Bitch Nation by Debbie Stoller
0.873 4.01 Homespun Handknit: Caps, Socks, Mittens & Gloves by Linda Ligon
0.872 3.86 Folk Vests by Cheryl Oberle
0.866 3.48 Hip to Crochet by Judith L. Swartz
0.865 4.07 Knitting for Anarchists by Anna Zilboorg
0.862 4.11 Vogue Knitting Quick Reference: The Ultimate Portable Knitting Compendium by Vogue Knitting Magazine
0.861 4.11 Knitting on the Edge: Ribs, Ruffles, Lace, Fringes, Floral, Points & Picots: The Essential Collection of 350 Decorative Borders by Nicky Epstein
0.86 3.94 Fancy Feet: Traditional Knitting Patterns of Turkey by Anna Zilboorg
0.859 4.22 Reader's Digest Complete Guide to Needlework by Reader's Digest
0.859 4 When Bad Things Happen to Good Knitters: An Emergency Survival Guide by Marion Edmonds
0.854 4.15 Start Spinning: Everything You Need to Know to Make Great Yarn by Maggie Casey
0.849 3.69 Shadow Knitting by Vivian Høxbro
0.848 4.09 The Celtic collection : twenty-five knitwear designs for men and women by Alice Starmore
0.846 3.68 Domino Knitting by Vivian Høxbro
0.846 4.06 Stitch 'n Bitch: The Knitter's Handbook by Debbie Stoller
0.838 3.74 Color by Sally Melville
0.831 3.72 200 Knitted Blocks: Traditional And Contemporary Designs To Mix And Match by Jan Eaton
0.831 4.12 The Twisted Sisters Sock Workbook: Dyeing, Painting, Spinning, Designing, Knitting by Lynne Vogel
0.83 3.78 Boutique Knits: 20 Must-Have Accessories by Laura Irwin
0.828 3.99 Knitting in America by Melanie Falick
0.825 3.77 The Lacy Knitting of Mary Schiffmann by Nancy Nehring
0.825 3.13 Socks Two by Trisha Malcolm
0.824 4.16 A History of Hand Knitting by Richard Rutt
0.824 3.93 The Harmony Guide to Knitting Stitches (Volume 1) by The Harmony Guides
0.82 3.96 Knitting Never Felt Better: The Definitive Guide to Fabulous Felting by Nicky Epstein
0.816 4.14 The Knit Stitch by Sally Melville
0.815 3.57 The Knitting Sutra: Craft as a Spiritual Practice by Susan Gordon Lydon
0.815 4.2 Knitting in Plain English by Maggie Righetti
0.815 4.37 Knitting Without Tears: Basic Techniques and Easy-to-Follow Directions for Garments to Fit All Sizes by Elizabeth Zimmermann
0.814 3.25 Odd Ball Knitting: Creative Ideas for Leftover Yarn by Barbara Albright
0.814 4.11 Kids Knitting: Projects for Kids of all Ages by Melanie Falick
0.813 4.08 Cover to Cover: Creative Techniques for Making Beautiful Books, Journals & Albums by Shereen LaPlantz
0.81 4.2 The Knitter's Companion by Vicki Square
0.807 3.99 The Best of Interweave Knits: Our Favorite Designs from the First Ten Years by Ann Budd
0.806 3.95 First Book of Modern Lace Knitting by Marianne Kinzel
0.803 4.3 Donna Kooler's Encyclopedia of Crochet Leisure Arts #15906 by Donna Kooler
0.802 4.09 Vogue Knitting Stitchionary 1: Knit & Purl by Trisha Malcolm
0.797 4.22 Knitting Nature: 39 Designs Inspired by Patterns in Nature by Norah Gaughan
0.794 4.22 400 Knitting Stitches: A Complete Dictionary of Essential Stitch Patterns by Potter Craft
0.793 4.09 A Dyer's Garden: From Plant to Pot Growing Dyes for Natural Fibers by Rita Buchanan
0.791 4.07 Fair Isle Sweaters Simplified by Ann Bourgeois
0.785 4.52 The Principles of Knitting: Methods and Techniques of Hand Knitting by June Hemmons Hiatt
0.782 3.9 Make Your Own Japanese Clothes: Patterns and Ideas for Modern Wear by John Marshall
0.782 4.21 Patterns for Guernseys, Jerseys & Arans by Gladys Thompson
0.781 3.92 Knitting for Baby: 30 Heirloom Projects with Complete How-to-Knit Instructions by Melanie Falick
0.78 4.05 Nicky Epstein's Knitted Embellishments: 350 Appliques, Borders, Cords and More! by Nicky Epstein
0.776 4.31 The Complete Book of Crochet Stitch Designs: 500 Classic & Original Patterns by Linda P. Schapper
0.775 4.05 Card Weaving by Candace Crockett
0.773 4.53 Unexpected Knitting by Debbie New
0.766 3.77 Wrap Style: Innovative to Traditional, 24 Inspirational Shawls, Ponchos, and Capelets to Knit and Crochet by Pam Allen
0.765 4.05 Knitting for Peace: Make the World a Better Place One Stitch at a Time by Betty Christiansen
0.765 4.36 Color in Spinning by Deb Menz
0.754 3.87 Spinning Designer Yarns by Diane Varney
0.752 3.55 Felted Knits by Beverly Galeskas
0.751 4.34 Vogue Knitting: The Ultimate Knitting Book by Vogue Knitting Magazine
0.747 4.4 Elizabeth Zimmermann's Knitter's Almanac by Elizabeth Zimmermann
0.746 4.04 The Mummies of Ürümchi by Elizabeth Wayland Barber
0.74 4.14 Knitting Lingerie Style: More Than 30 Basic and Lingerie-Inspired Designs by Joan McGowan-Michael
0.739 4.49 Knitting Around by Elizabeth Zimmermann
0.738 4.36 Mary Thomas's dictionary of embroidery stitches by Mary Thomas
0.738 4.54 Learning to Weave by Deborah Chandler
0.731 4.32 The Knitter's Handy Book of Sweater Patterns: Basic Designs in Multiple Sizes & Gauges by Ann Budd
0.73 4.08 Heirloom Machine Quilting: A Comprehensive Guide to Hand-Quilted Effects Using Your Sewing Machine by Harriet Hargrave
0.728 4.02 45 Fine & Fanciful Hats to Knit by Anna Zilboorg
0.726 4.11 Crocheting in Plain English: Easy-to-follow lessons in patterns, Sensible solutions to nagging problems, The only book any crocheter will ever Need. by Maggie Righetti
0.724 4.28 A Gathering of Lace by Meg Swansen
0.723 3.98 Socks by Rita Buchanan
0.721 4.35 Couture Sewing Techniques by Claire B. Shaeffer
0.716 4.42 Women's Work: The First 20,000 Years : Women, Cloth, and Society in Early Times by Elizabeth Wayland Barber
0.713 4.52 Elizabeth Zimmermann's Knitting Workshop by Elizabeth Zimmermann
0.707 4.3 Sweater Workshop by Jacqueline Fee
0.696 4.23 The Knitter's Book of Socks: The Yarn Lover's Ultimate Guide to Creating Socks That Fit Well, Feel Great, and Last a Lifetime by Clara Parkes
0.694 4.18 Andean Folk Knits: Great Designs from Peru, Chile, Argentina, Ecuador & Bolivia by Marcia Lewandowski
0.691 4.4 The Knitter's Handy Book of Patterns: Basic Designs in Multiple Sizes & Gauges by Ann Budd
0.689 4.42 Omiyage : Handmade Gifts from Fabric in the Japanese Tradition by Kumiko Sudo
0.688 4.66 Knitting Lace: A Workshop with Patterns and Projects (Threads Books) by Susanna E. Lewis
0.676 4.43 Knitter's Handbook : A Comprehensive Guide to the Principles and Techniques of Handknitting by Montse Stanley
0.653 4.57 Charted Knitting Designs: A Third Treasury of Knitting Patterns by Barbara G. Walker
0.65 4.34 Fit for Real People: Sew Great Clothes Using Any Pattern by Pati Palmer
0.645 4.47 Victorian Lace Today by Jane Sowerby
0.641 4.42 Knitting from the Top by Barbara G. Walker
0.638 4.47 Costume in Detail: Women's Dress 1730-1930 by Nancy Bradfield
0.633 4.56 The Art of Manipulating Fabric by Colette Wolff
0.62 4.73 A Handweaver's Pattern Book by Marguerite Porter Davison
0.602 4.66 The Quiltmaker's Gift by Jeff Brumbeau
0.583 4.09 A Weaver's Garden by Rita Buchanan
0.58 4.6 Folk Knitting in Estonia : A Garland of Symbolism, Tradition, and Technique by Nancy Bush
0.561 4.53 Prehistoric Textiles by E.J.W. Barber
0.557 4.64 The Handweaver's Pattern Directory by Anne Dixon
0.552 4.6 Selbuvotter : biography of a knitting tradition by Terri Shea
0.544 4.71 A Treasury of Knitting Patterns by Barbara G. Walker
0.517 4.62 Mastering Weave Structures: Transforming Ideas into Great Cloth by Sharon Alderman
0.486 4.76 A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns by Barbara G. Walker
0.482 4.61 Cast On, Bind Off: 54 Step-by-Step Methods by Leslie Ann Bestor