Knitscene/F+W Media

The following are rates for Knitscene/F+W Media.

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—Posted 28 April 2016—

Year of Publication: 2014

Type of design: Gloves/Mittens

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 N/A): N/A

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: Only made when it accrues over $25

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 – Company

Sample – Designer

Grading – Designer

Tech Editing – Company

Photography – Company

Layout – Company

Customer Support – Company

Yardage of sample: 250-500yds [229-458m]

Weight of yarn used in sample: DK

Primary stitch used in the design: Stranded

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? The best editors, tech editing team, and staff. AWESOME to work with.

 

—Posted 28 April 2016—

Year of Publication: 2016

Type of design: Hat

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

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: Payment on publication. Royalties thereafter on pdf sales via publisher’s website on agreed scale.

What best describes the rights you granted this company? Rights revert back to me after more than 12 months.

Who was responsible for the following:

Yarn Support – N/A

Sample – Designer

Grading – Designer

Tech Editing – Company

Photography – Company

Layout – Company

Customer Support – Company

Yardage of sample: 250-500yds [229-458m]

Weight of yarn used in sample: Fingering (Sock)

Primary stitch used in the design: Stranded

Would you work with this company again?: Yes

How would you rate your experience with this company? 4/5

 

—Posted 28 April 2016—

Year of Publication: 2016

Type of design: Other

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

Was your sample returned?: Yes

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: Exclusivity for a year, then 20% of online purchases from their website, and I can self-publish.

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: Worsted

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? 5/5

Anything else you would like others to know about your experience with this company? The time between having a pattern accepted and being paid is really quite a lot of months.

 

—Posted 28 April 2016—

Year of Publication: 2015

Type of design: Sweater- Cardigan/Pullover

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

Was your sample returned?: Yes

Were you paid according to the terms of your agreement?: 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: After the first year, 40% of sales from their website. I can only sell the pattern on my website, not Ravelry.

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 – N/A

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

Weight of yarn used in sample: Worsted

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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