Creative Knitting/Annie’s

The following are rates for Creative Knitting/Annie’s.

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—Posted 27 April 2016—

Year of Publication: 2016

Is your design: Knit

How much were you paid by a flat fee?: $400

How much did you gross in royalties in the first year of the design’s release? (if N/A enter N/A): $0

Was your design: A response to a call for submissions

Was your sample returned?: Yes

Were you paid according to the terms of your agreement?: Yes

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: 0, royalties were not an option. They want all rights

What best describes the rights you granted this company? Company retains all rights (rights never revert back to me).

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: 500-750yds [458-686m]

Weight of yarn used in sample: Worsted

Type of design: Sweater- Cardigan/Pullover

Primary stitch used in the design: Stockinette/Garter

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? Pattern services department is great; tech editors are wonderful to work with; management is not flexible; editor is pleasant; payment sometimes slow; wish management would allow designers to retain some rights. i think it would benefit ALL. Nice to not have to worry about purchasing yarn or taking photographs.

 

—Posted 21 April 2016—

Year of Publication: 2016

How much were you paid by a flat fee?: $300

How much did you gross in royalties in the first year of the design’s release? (if N/A enter 0): $0

Was your sample returned?: Yes

Were you paid in a timely fashion?: Yes

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: N/A

What best describes the rights you granted this company? Company retains all rights (rights never revert back to me).

Who was responsible for the following:

Yarn Support – Company

Sample – Designer

Grading – Designer

Tech Editing – Company

Photography – Company

Layout – Company

Customer Support – Designer

Yardage of sample: 750-1000yds [686-915m]

Weight of yarn used in sample: Lace

Type of design: Shawl

Primary stitch used in the design: Lace

Would you work with this company again?: Yes

How would you rate your experience with this company? 5/5

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