Stackpole Books

The following are rates for Stackpole Books.


Year of Publication: 2017

Is your design: Knit

How much were you paid by a flat fee?: $200

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 design: a response to a call for submissions

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: None

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 – 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: Worsted

Type of design: Gloves/Mittens

How many sizes did you grade?: 2

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

Anything else you would like others to know about your experience with this company? I received a letter that the publication of the book is delayed by a year. I get shared rights to the pattern 2 years after the publication date.