The following are rates for Malabrigo Yarn.
Please note, some Malabrigo publications are handled by SoHo while others are handled in-house, and involve two different publishing teams.
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?: No
Were you paid in a timely fashion?: N0
Relationship with company: first time working with company
Did you have a written contract?: Yes
Did you negotiate your contract terms?: N0
Briefly describe your royalty payments: There are none
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 – Designer
Photography – Company
Layout – Company
Customer Support – Company
Yardage of sample: 1000-1250yds [915-1143m]
Weight of yarn used in sample: Worsted
Type of design: Shawl
Primary stitch used in the design: Stockinette/Garter
Would you work with this company again?: No
How would you rate your experience with this company? 1/5
Anything else you would like others to know about your experience with this company? Crazy deadline, no chance to see the contract before the yarn arrived, slow communication, no info about publishing date, lousy pay.