Holla Knits

The following are rates for Holla Knits.

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—Posted 21 April 2016—

Year of Publication: 2015

How much were you paid (in USD)?: $50

Was your sample returned?: Yes

Were you paid in a timely fashion?: Yes

Relationship with company: first time working with company

Did you have a written contract?: Yes

Did you negotiate your contract terms?: Yes

Briefly describe your royalty payments: $50 advance on royalties of 75% of pattern price

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: 250-500yds [229-458m]

Weight of yarn used in sample: Worsted

Type of design: Cowl

Primary stitch used in the design: Intarsia

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? Tech editing was very poor. Everything else was 5*

 

—Posted 21 April 2016—

Year of Publication: 2013

How much were you paid (in USD)?: ongoing

Was your sample returned?: Yes

Were you paid in a timely fashion?: Yes

Relationship with company: first time working with company

Did you have a written contract?: Yes

Did you negotiate your contract terms?: NO

Briefly describe your royalty payments: $100 advance, then 75% of sales from Ravelry forever.

What best describes the rights you granted this company? Non-exclusive rights; can concurrently self-publish.

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: 1000-1250yds [915-1143m]

Weight of yarn used in sample: Worsted

Type of design: Sweater- Cardigan/Pullover

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

Anything else you would like others to know about your experience with this company? Holla Knits is great because although it’s a royalty-based system, she sends you an advance, so you don’t wait 6+ months to get your first payment on sales.

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