The following are rates for Classic Elite Yarns.
—Posted 21 April 2016—
Year of Publication: 2016
How much were you paid (in USD)?: $500
Was your sample returned?: No
Were you paid in a timely fashion?: No
Relationship with company: ongoing/pre-existing relationship
Did you have a written contract?: Yes
Did you negotiate your contract terms?: No
Briefly describe your royalty payments: None.
What best describes the rights you granted this company? Rights revert back to me after 10-12 months.
Who was responsible for the following:
Yarn Support – Company
Sample – Designer
Grading – Designer
Tech Editing – Company
Photography – Company
Layout – Company
Customer Support – Company
Yardage of sample: 750-1000yds [686-915m]
Weight of yarn used in sample: Bulky
Type of design: Sweater- Cardigan/Pullover
Primary stitch used in the design: Knit/Purl Motif
Would you work with this company again?: Yes
How would you rate your experience with this company? 4/5
Anything else you would like others to know about your experience with this company? Since you get the rights back to self publish, but they keep the garment, photograph the sample for self publishing before sending it to CEY. Otherwise you’ll need to knit a 2nd sample to self publish.