I Like Crochet/Prime Publishing

The following are rates for I Like Crochet/Prime Publishing.

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—Posted 28 March 2019—

Year of Publication: 2018

Type of design: Home Decor

Is your design: Crochet

How much were you paid by a flat fee?: $250

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

Was your design: a response to a call for submissions

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? Rights revert back to me after 4-6 months.

Who was responsible for the following:

Yarn Support – Designer

Sample –  Designer

Grading – N/A

Tech Editing – Company

Photography – Company

Layout – Company

Customer Support – Company

Yardage of sample: 500-750yds [458-686m]

Weight of yarn used in sample: Aran

Primary stitch used in the design: Granny Square Crochet

How many sizes did you grade?: 1

Would you work with this company again?: Yes

How would you rate your experience with this company? Not indicated

Anything else?: Pros: The themes, mood boards and color palettes are always inspiring. Payment used to be within 30 days but now is roughly within 60 days. I like the freedom of sourcing the yarn myself. Some might not see this as a pro.

Cons: Takes effort to get response from emails. Images on website are low-res.

—Posted 21 April 2016—

Year of Publication: 2015

Type of design: Cowl

Is your design: Crochet

How much were you paid by a flat fee?: $350

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

Was your design: a response to a call for submissions

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? Rights revert back to me after 6-9 months.

Who was responsible for the following:

Yarn Support – Designer

Sample –  Designer

Grading –  Designer

Tech Editing – Company

Photography – Company

Layout – Company

Customer Support – Company

Yardage of sample: up to 250yds [229m]

Weight of yarn used in sample: Sport

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

 

—Posted 21 April 2016—

Year of Publication: 2015

Type of design: Gloves/Mittens

Is your design: crochet

How much were you paid by a flat fee?: $250

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

Was your design: a response to a call for submissions

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? Rights revert back to me after 6-9 months.

Who was responsible for the following:

Yarn Support – Designer

Sample –  Designer

Grading –  Designer

Tech Editing – Company

Photography – Company

Layout – Company

Customer Support – Company

Yardage of sample: up to 250yds [229m]

Weight of yarn used in sample: DK

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

—Posted 20 April 2016—

Year of Publication: 2016

Type of design: Shawl

How much were you paid (in USD)?: $200

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: First publications rights (6 months) for company, rights returned after that. Sample only needed for photo’s Use your own yarn for sample. Company pictures may not be used for self publishing promotion. You get the final tech edited version of the pattern. If the pattern is not used, rights are also returned after a set period.

What best describes the rights you granted this company? Rights revert back to me after 4-6 months.

Who was responsible for the following:

Yarn Support – Designer

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: Fingering (Sock)

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? Company is open to international designers, although the shipping of the sample takes a largish cut out of the fee. The timelines between call and materials due is very reasonable.

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